More Arizona Illustrated Music Stories

Edward Goodman on Saxophone

In this riveting performance, the Associate Professor of Saxophone at the University of Arizona’s Fred Fox School of Music discusses the life lessons that can be gleaned while playing the sax.

Dolan Ellis, Arizona’s State Balladeer

There’s probably no person alive who knows the songs, history, and myths of Arizona better than Dolan Ellis.

Neon Prophet and Chicago Bar

The desert reggae band Neon Prophet has been playing a weekly show at Tucson’s Chicago Bar since 1984.

Celebrating K-pop in Southern Arizona

In this story we talk to fans of K-pop and ask them why the K-pop community is so special to them here in Southern Arizona.

Viola and the Brain

Molly Gebrian is a UA viola professor with a neuroscience background who uses her unique insight to help her students learn both in the practice room and in life.


Meet a Tucson musician whose life is a story of survival, persistence, and finding gratitude.

Pandemic Blues

How Tucson musicians are making a living during the coronavirus pandemic.

Just Najima

A profile of singer and recording artist, Najima Rainey, and the unique stylings of her band 'Just Najima'

Downtown Jazz Fiesta


The local indie-rock duo performs in Tucson.

Sad Reptilian

The anonymous and melodic 'Sad Reptilian' performs 'Mind Over Matter'

The Rifle

The indie rock band performs their song 'Visitation' on location in Tucson.

Birds and Arrows

The Tucson rock duo powers up for a special performance.


Naim Amor is a French native who grew up in Paris, but in many ways he is quintessentially Tucson.

Fadi Iskandar

The solace and soul of music.

Seize the Day

Gabriel Schirn combines his interests in chemical engineering, piano performance, and knitting.

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