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All Souls Attracts Participants Beyond Local Community

One-time intimate expression of loss becomes collective cultural tradition in Tucson; All Souls weekend kicks off Nov. 2.

Stairwell Session: Howe Gelb

Hear a new solo performance and an interview that reveals Gelb's conversation to be as unpredictable as his music

"I'm just happy when people are listening."

Drummer Joe LaBarbera has enjoyed a more than 50 year career playing the music that he loves - jazz

Acclaimed Fusion Percussion Band Red Baraat Coming to Tucson

A Q&A with Sunny Jain, who DownBeat magazine describes as a rising star of the percussion world.

Flamenco Culture Takes Center Stage in Tucson Fest

Fifth annual festival kicks off Thursday with guest artists from around the world, Spanish wine, food.

Critically Acclaimed Musicians Share Cuban Sounds with Tucson

Buena Vista Social Club founder shows no sign of slowing down after decades of playing Cuban music worldwide

Sylvan Street

A Tucson-based jazz ensemble that believes in blending together the best of some of jazz's most popular styles

Musician Charlie Daniels Comes to Tucson

Legendary performer for more than five decades; singer, guitar and fiddle player.

Blue Grass Jam Sessions Bring Music To The Community

For two Tucson musicians the traditional American style of music is 'what fills their heart and lifts their soul.'

Tucson Jazz Band Wins Top Honors

Local institute's high school musicians win 'Essentially Ellington'

Singer Blends Latin, World Traditions

Solvei, band of veteran Tucson musicians explore sounds from global crossroads

Spotlight Session: Joey Burns of Calexico

Listen to some exclusive solo performances from Calexico's front man, along with an interview about the band's journey to New Orleans to make their new album "Algiers"

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.

Youth Bring Fresh Approach to Classic Love Story

Meet stars of Fine Arts Youth Academy's production of Elton John's Aida adaptation

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.

Way Out West

Meet musician Tom Poley of the western swing band Way Out West, and learn how they add a modern touch to the music of the frontier on their new CD "Saddle Sore Blues"

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