Every January, for some years now, the Faux Frenchmen....virtuosi with the music of The Club of France and their originals and arrangements, join Brian O'D in the WNKU performance studio for a live set, commemorating the birthdays (in January) of Hot Club founders Django Reinhardt and Stephane Grappelli. Tune in this Saturday at 11am for this now annual tradition.
Mukhtar Mai is from a small tribal village in Pakistan. In 2002, her brother was accused of sexually molesting a woman from a wealthy land-owning clan. What happened next was horrifying, says singer and composer Kamala Sankaram.
I'm Michel Martin and this is TELL ME MORE from NPR News. This is the time of year when we've been talking a lot about resolutions and goals and what it takes to see them through. I think most people would agree that one of the traits successful people seem to share is the willingness to press on, even when success is not assured. Well, that could be the story of Maysa. After more than 20 years in the music business, she has been nominated for a Grammy this year in the category of Best Traditional R&B Performance.