Four Nonesuch Albums Nominated for 2006 Grammy Awards
The 2006 Grammy Award nominations are in, and four Nonesuch recordings have been given nods: Kenny Garrett's Beyond the Wall, the Mark Knopfler and Emmylou Harris collaboration All the Roadrunning, Ali Farka Touré's Savane, and the Broadway revival cast recording of Stephen Sondheim's Sweeney Todd.
The 2006 Grammy Award nominations are in, and four Nonesuch recordings have been given nods:
Best Jazz Instrumental Album, Individual or Group
Kenny Garrett: Beyond the Wall
Best Contemporary Folk/Americana Album
Emmylou Harris and Mark Knopfler: All the Roadrunning
Best Contemporary World Music Album
Ali Farka Touré: Savane
Best Musical Show Album
Stephen Sondheim: Sweeney Todd—The Demon Barber of Fleet Street Broadway Cast Recording
Friday, February 17, 2017Friday, February 17, 2017
Shye Ben Tzur and the Rajasthan Express will perform music from their album Junun as the opening act for Radiohead in select cities on the band's sold-out European tour: at the Spektrum in Oslo on June 6 and 7, Ericsson Globe in Stockholm on June 9, 3 Arena in Dublin on June 20, and Manchester Arena on July 4 and 5. Ben Tzur and the Rajasthan Express will also perform at the Primavera Sound festival in Barcelona on June 3 and Best Kept Secret in the Netherlands on June 18. The Times of London calls Junun "intriguing, sinuous, and essential listening."
Thursday, February 16, 2017Thursday, February 16, 2017
Rhiannon Giddens's new album, Freedom Highway, is due next Friday, February 24. But you don't need to wait till then to hear it: the album is streaming in full here as an NPR First Listen. It's a "rich collection, the latest chapter in the 40-year-old master folklorist, banjo virtuoso and vocal powerhouse's epic retelling of our history with its sins and sorrows—and joy born of resilience—fully reinstated," says NPR. "[H]ope comes back to life in Giddens' music."Journal Topics: Artist News