Tom Schnabel shines a spotlight on a few women in jazz now who are playing exceptional music on instruments once reserved for male jazz musicians.
Nov. 19from Music News
Malian blues, Cuban son, Cape Verdean funaná, plus the latest jazz sides and crossover classical.
Nov. 12from Music News
Since its founding 50 years ago, ECM Records has produced the best in jazz and contemporary classical music.
Nov. 5from Music News
Featuring fado and flamenco, Indian and Western classical, plus jazz guitar wizards and a powerful Congolese/French singer.
Oct. 29from Music News
On a rediscovered Coltrane recording, the artist covered his earlier classics with a new stylistic and contemporary stamp.
Oct. 22from Music News
This week, a taste of what Tom Schnabel’s been listening to lately. It’s all over the place, just the way he likes it.
Oct. 15from Music News
Unheard for 34 years, the new live album captures the magic of Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan’s stunning and landmark performance at WOMAD in 1985.
Oct. 8from Music News
A packed October calendar features both veteran virtuosos and fresh new faces in world, jazz, and more.
Oct. 1from Music News
This week’s music mix ushers in the fall season with songs from France, Lebanon, Jamaica, Estonia, Pakistan, Niger, Brazil, and more.
Sep. 24from Music News
Rhythm Planet celebrates the beauty and magnificence of the Amazon rainforest and its inhabitants.
Sep. 17from Music News
Legendary jazz pianist Ahmad Jamal has released the first solo album of his long and distinguished career.
Sep. 10from Music News
SoCal venues are back in full swing with a packed calendar this month.
Sep. 2from Music News
Benny Moré is the most famous Cuban singer in the world. His songs are etched into the minds and souls of those who have loved and danced to his immortal music.
Aug. 27from Music News
Tom Schnabel's Trance Planet compilations focused on a more meditative approach to world music. Listen to a selection of these beautiful, entrancing songs.
Aug. 20from Music News
An array of music past and present, from Tibet to Ethiopia, Jamaica to Tunisia, and much more.
Aug. 13from Music News
I love ECM’s new posthumous album by pianist Paul Bley titled When Will the Blues Leave , featuring bassist Gary Peacock and drummer Paul Motian .
Aug. 6from Music News
The Rhythm Planet August concert picks include an Indian tabla festival, Brazilian greats Ivans Lins and Guinga, Colombian cumbia, post-modern South African music, and more.
Jul. 30from Music News
Brazilian artists often sing songs in praise of the musical heroes who paved the way for them. This week’s playlist honors a compendium of musical immortals that go back to Brazil’s…
Jul. 23from Music News
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