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
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