Over the past fifty years since the Apollo 11 moon landing, many musicians have found inspiration in the historic moment and responded in song.
Jul. 16from Music News
Rhythm Planet's summer mix with new releases in jazz, classical, and world music, plus a few reissues and evergreens.
Jul. 8from Music News
The summer concert season kicks off in full force with all-day music fests, plus music and dance under the stars across the region.
Jul. 2from Music News
Legend, the signature compilation album from Bob Marley & The Wailers, has just turned 35. This best-selling reggae album of all-time sounds as fresh as ever.
Jun. 25from Music News
Real World Records , the music label co-founded by the visionary Peter Gabriel and members of WOMAD , celebrates its 30 th anniversary this month.
Jun. 18from Music News
Music new and old, from Cape Verde, Senegal, Benin, and more.
Jun. 11from Music News
Tom Schnabel spotlights two jazz guitar wizards who can inspire anyone who’s not afraid of the challenge of learning and playing jazz guitar.
Jun. 5from Music News
Sizzling Brazilian, Cuban, and jazz shows abound across Southern California this June. Here are Rhythm Planet's picks for the best.
May. 27from Music News
Tom Schnabel wandered down memory lane recently while listening to Cal Tjader ’s 1960 album Latino!
May. 21from Music News
The latest Rhythm Planet playlist, featuring Tom Schnabel's picks for the best new releases in jazz and world music.
May. 13from Music News
Ran Blake and Jeanne Lee's 1961 debut album The Newest Sound Around combined Blake's dissonant and provocative piano style with Lee's sensual voice.
May. 7from Music News
Our picks this month include a sacred sound bath, two music festivals, the father of Ethio-jazz, Mahler's titanic Symphony No. 8, and more.
Apr. 30from Music News
John Coltrane recorded the music for a staggering eight albums in just one year–1958.
Apr. 23from Music News
Rhythm Planet’s latest mix includes 20 wonderful jazz, world, and classical tracks—mostly new but a few evergreens, too.
Apr. 16from Music News
This week we remember two African musicians who died recently. They might not be well-known here in the U.S., but both were legendary artists in African music.
Apr. 9from Music News
Rhythm Planet's picks this month include the fado singer Mariza, Algerian superstar Khaled, a new program from the Silkroad Ensemble, the incredible young multi-instrumentalist Rachel…
Apr. 1from Music News
We’re back this week with 20 more new songs and re-discoveries for your listening pleasure.
Mar. 26from Music News
Ken Nordine , voiceover artist and the creator of an art form called word jazz, recently died at the ripe old age of 98 . His voice was truly one for all seasons.
Mar. 17from Music News
I can’t stop listening to a new jazz trio album from Norwegian bass maestro Mats Eilertsen .
Mar. 12from Music News
Rhythm Planet showcases tracks from 20 new albums this week.
Mar. 5from Music News