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More Arizona Spotlight Stories from Apr 2014

Cuban Cinema Gains Audiences in Arizona and Elsewhere

Filmmakers are working on new projects that are being shown outside the island.

Apr 17, 2014
The Tubes in 2011: Rick Anderson (bass), Roger Steen (guitar), Fee Waybill (vocals), Prairie Prince (drums), and David Medd (keyboards)

The Secret Origin of The Tubes

Hear some wild rock & roll stories about the Arizona adventures of The Tubes, from founding members Fee Waybill and Prairie Prince

Aug 30, 2013

The Portland Cello Project

Have you ever wondered what multiple cellos and an alternative folk trio performing the music of pop composer Beck would sound like?

Jan 31, 2013

Indigo Girls Meet The Tucson Symphony

Singer, songwriter, and musician Emily Saliers discusses Indigo Girls' new symphonic tour, and what it takes to re-imagine their music with an orchestral backing

Jan 17, 2013

The Search for Bob Dylan's Electric Guitar

Has one of the most famous instruments in rock & roll history been re-discovered almost 47 years after its controversial debut at the Newport Folk Festival?

Jul 20, 2012

Drunk at the Funeral

A conversation with Tucson-based musician and composer Chris Black about the unique vision behind his latest work, an illustrated album of music for piano and percussion.

Jul 5, 2012

From Ragtime to Romance

Pianist & cultural historian Richard Glazier shares stories about some of the great American popular composers of the 20th century, including the Gershwins and Irving Berlin.

Jun 14, 2012

Roll Acosta

Listen to music from "This Dreamt Existence", the first full-length album from the Tucson acoustic trio, who tell how the experience made them both better musicians and better friends.

Jun 7, 2012
Jairo Zavala, also known as DePedro, in the KUAZ Studio.

Spotlight Session: Jairo Zavala

Listen to the vibrant and romantic music of Jairo Zavala, playing both solo and in duet with Joey Burns of Calexico.

Jun 23, 2011

Blue Man Group

Blending music, humor, surrealism and technology in unexpected ways, Blue Man Group performs five shows in Tucson starting April 29th. Listen to an interview with Blue Man Mark Frankel!

Apr 28, 2011

The Preservation Hall Jazz Band Meets The Del McCoury Band

Musical legends from two different worlds - jazz and bluegrass - join forces for a concert at Centennial Hall on April 9th.

Apr 8, 2011

Bernadette Peters sings with the Tucson Symphony

The stage and screen diva talks about her upcoming Tucson concert, her passion for the songs of Stephen Sondheim, and her love of dogs.

Mar 17, 2011

T.S. Monk on Monk

The jazz drumming son of Thelonious Monk celebrates his father's music with "Monk on Monk" at Centennial Hall on March 6th.

Mar 3, 2011

The Tucson Tango Festival

Many special events are happening during this community-wide celebration of the world's most romantic dance.

Feb 25, 2011
Calexico

Calexico Performs "Crystal Frontier"

Gabrielle Giffords chose this song to send into space in 2008, and here is a previously unheard version...

Jan 13, 2011
Alexander "Sasha" Sitkovetsky

From Russia, with Music

Violinist Alexander Sitkovetsky shares his musical journey from his birthplace in Moscow to performing with the the Tucson Symphony.

Nov 18, 2010

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