Bassist Edgar Meyer and mandolinist Chris Thile unveil their second collaborative album. Included are ten original compositions by the duo, who have been performing together sporadically for more than a decade.
Four-time Grammy winner Dianne Reeves showcases her sublime musical gifts by melding elements of R&B, Latin, and pop within the framework of jazz. Joining her is an all-star list of guests including Experanza Spalding and Gregory Porter.
Grammy-winning big band leader Gordon Goodwin and his Big Phat Band return with another dose of impeccable arrangements and fun. The album manages to show off arranging skills, musical chops, and a renowned sense of humor.
After more than four years, singer-songwriter Rosanne Cash is back with a brand new album, which features eleven original songs. It is sweeping in its breadth with a unique cast of characters that reflect many different walks of life.
With soaring melodies, driving rhythms, and powerful, personal themes, for King & Country's sophomore release serves as the musical journal of the last three years of their lives, a life-changing time of growth, transition, revolution, and revelation.
For Andrzej Panufnik, it was vital to assign genuine importance to the orchestra in the Piano Concerto; it was never to drown out the soloist's part but instead rely on tonal texture contrasts. In his Violin Concerto, he exposed the solo part to keep it ever-prominent, as well as achieve a specific color and texture. His last major work turned out to be the Cello Concerto (1991).
Counter-tenor Philippe Jaroussky lends his acclaimed voice to the sacred works of Vivaldi. Along with famous pieces, like 1712 Stabat Mater, he shines the spotlight on lesser known motets and sacred works.
Joyce DiDonato follows the tremendous success of her Drama Queens album with a new recording that celebrates the birth of Bel Canto opera through its Neapolitan origins with works from both famous and lesser-known composers.