Either/Orchestra Find Afro-Groove

Boston big band gets new lease on life with More Beautiful Than Death.

Newport Report #2: Natalie Merchant Gets Strange

Petulant antics from former 10,000 Maniacs singer make for unique folk-festival set on Sunday.

Newport Report #1: Colvin, Nelson And Echoes Of Dylan

Eclectic folk festival remembers Bob Dylan's electric surprise, but low-wattage lineup keeps crowds below capacity.

Claude Williams Still Fiddlin' After All These Years

'Fiddler,' 92, was recently honored at Kansas City Blues & Jazz Festival.

Worldwide Folk Music Is Focus At Lowell Fest

Celtic fiddler Eileen Ivers, zydeco accordion whiz Chris Ardoin among artists at free event.

Review: Fan, Artist-Friendly Falcon Ridge Folk Fest A Subtle Success

Diverse artists shine beyond glare of star-power, providing 12,000 fans a quality experience.

Massachusetts Summerfest Takes New Tack On Workshops

Instead of hands-on instruction, this festival challenges performers to fit songs to themes.

Montreal Jazz Fest #3: Capturing Spirits Of Satchmo

Tributes from Manhattan Transfer and brass heavies in Trumpet Summit.

Montreal Jazz Fest #2: Wayne Shorter, Herbie Hancock Play Together

Dave Holland Big Band, guitarist/crooner John Pizzarelli, pianist Brad Mehldau also perform over weekend.

Montreal Jazz Fest #1: Unique Pairings Double The Pleasure

Shirley Horn with Charlie Haden, Dave Holland with Herbie Hancock kick off 11-day extravaganza.

Folk Music Elder Statesman Eric Von Schmidt Honored

Tom Rush, Maria Muldaur, other artists he mentored pay tribute to Lifetime Achievement Award recipient.