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From Blues to Bluegrass and Beyond

Meet multi-instrumentalist Tony Furtado, and hear about his passion for mixing American musical influences both old and new.

Gabriel Sullivan's New Year's Resolution: One Song A Day

While driving back from the Grand Canyon on January 1, Tucson musician vowed to write, record and publish one song every day this year.

Puerto Rican Musician Blends Caribbean Rhythms, Southwest

William Portela says his motivation is to touch audience at a "personal level."

High School Tucson Jazz Musicians Win Top at Natl Competition

This was the fourth year Jazz at Lincoln Center invited TJI Ellington Big Band to New York City; band also won last year.

Cuban Cinema Gains Audiences in Arizona and Elsewhere

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

USC Music Director Sings, Pays it Forward for Music Ed

Tucson native Kathleen Grace recently returned to the Old Pueblo for a one-night performance at Plush.

Stairwell Session: Mike Kanne

Can the Rillito River wash the blues away? Kanne is a singer / songwriter who draws on desert landscape, family life for lyrical inspiration

Chamberlab Brings DIY Classical Music to The Rialto

Composer/Performer says goal is to "tunnel under the wall that seperates classical music from most other styles."

David Bromberg Returns to Southern Arizona

Multi-Instrumentalis is known for blending bluegrass, rock, country and jazz; will perform Southern Arizona shows.

Celebrating the Life and Music of an Arizona Original

Black Sun Ensemble's final recordings released with help from a Tucson - Pima Arts Council grant.

Stairwell Session: Cyril Barrett

Hear music from an Arizona troubador who likes his songs to tell stories - about both the good days and the bad

Borrowed Time - A Musical Journey

Find out why successful film composer Brad Fiedel decided to leave Hollywood behind in a quest to rekindle his artistic inspiration.

Stairwell Session: Nancy McCallion

Local songwriter digs deep into her own experience to create music that blends traditions

Arizona Spotlight for Nov. 22, 2013

Annual bicycling race faces financial challenges, exploring tribal and dance music mixes, restoring plants in Patagonia to help polinators, and more

Q & A With John Sebastian

Rock and Roll Hall of Famer will perform at the Musical Instrument Museum in Phoenix Nov. 17, 18.

Native DJ Crew Brings Hybrid Pow Wow to Tucson

Our music "goes against the long history of misrepresentation of aboriginal people," says group member.

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