A Fresh-Minted Cumbia “Lost Classic” – Los Miticos Del Ritmo

Sometimes things aren’t what they appear, but that’s ok.


The Suffering Saint of Gospel: Washington Phillips

The mystery that shrouds this man compounds the stunning beauty of his precious, few recorded songs.


Outlaw Brass: Tuba Thieves and Trend Hype

The big bass horn now boasts L.A. street cred, and schools are keeping an eye on their band rooms.


From the Barbary Coast to the 21st Century

Larry Rothe, author of a new history of the San Francisco Symphony, talks about the City, the orchestra, music, and writing.