Bill Cornish has performed in bands ranging from jazz to rock. His solo music is a blend of jazz and world music. Cornish has made six solo CDs in his career.
Chuck Schiele is an award-winning musician for 30 years, which includes performing, touring, record producing, events production and promotions, music journalism, and activism.
For anyone seeing an authentic bluegrass band for the first time, the unique instrumentation, driving tempos, soulful harmonies, and fierce, piercing tenor singing can be a lot to take. The sharp suits and masterfully virtuosic musicianship defy any “hillbilly” stereotype of its southern Appalachian roots, and it’s hard to disagree that ace bluegrass musicians are […]
To Jeneda and Clayson Benally, passing music and traditions on to the next generation is critical. Their family shares traditional Diné (Navajo) dances with some of the same festival audiences where the duo’s punk band, Sihasin, spreads its message of hope. Born into a political land dispute on the Black Mesa Navajo Reservation, where a […]
This year we made a point of stepping up our YouTube video channel. With gear reviews on everything from organs to acoustic-electric guitars, plus a slew of online lessons, travel features, and magazine issue trailers, you can now visit us from any device and push PLAY on content that was once only available in our […]
University of Minnesota undergraduate Daniel Crawford combined his studies in environmental science with his passion for music to create “Song of Our Warming Planet.” The piece reflects the earth’s surface temperature changes from 1880 to 2012, with the coldest year (1909) having the lowest note. Crawford was interning for Professor Scott St. George who first suggested he set climate change to music.