One of the most sonically adventurous artists in Brazil today, Céu has earned both Grammy and Latin Grammy nominations. Her songs reveal her many influences, which include samba, salsa, choro, soul, rhythm and blues, hip hop, reggae, afrobeat and electrojazz.
She is currently touring in support of Caravana Sereia Bloom (Six Degrees), her bold new release that seems to draw more from early Tropicalia artists and Os Mutantes than the laid-back bossa nova and samba references of her earlier recordings.
With a career spanning three decades, Johnny Clegg pioneered a new, unique sound combining Western rock with Zulu rhythms and became one of South Africa's most prolific musicians and an international superstar.
Known for his lively, energetic stage performances, he returns to Boston after a stellar sold-out performance last year.
"Roots reggae rhythms blessed with finger-picked guitar is at the core: Fans of the early Wailers will be as beguiled as Afro-popsters. Underlying it all is a plea for peace from voices heartbreakingly familiar with the consequences of the alternative."- Boston Herald
The prodigiously talented American violinist Hilary Hahn possesses a flawless technique and an instinctively razor-sharp interpretive acumen. Her probing interpretations, technical brilliance and commitment to new music have made her one of the most sought-after artists of our time.
Dale LePage - voted "male entertainer of the year" by Worcester Living Magazine readers, will perform at Tower Hill Botanic Garden at a special concert.
LePage will entertain guests with his sultry tones for a cabaret style concert with accomplished friends Bobby Gadoury and Thomas Spears. Their wide repertoire includes classics from talented artists such as Michael Buble, Frank Sinatra, and Ella Fitzgerald and more.
This week Al's guest is Warren Littlefield the former President of NBC Entertainment. Tune in this Sunday evening at 10:30 for an irresistible insiders account of the greatest era in television history. All the juicy and hilarious details about the actors and network executives who made it all happen. Littlefield will also be discussing his new book, "Top Of The Rock: Inside the Rise and Fall of Must See TV."
Born in May, 1912, Terkel helped define an era in Chicago, writing about jazz, working, war, life, death. In his prose, young composer Josh Moshier finds a framework for "Touch and Go: The Studs Terkel Project for the Moshier-LeBrun Collective.