In America, when your child comes home and says “I want to play an instrument,” it usually means buying a student version or, if you’re lucky, playing one provided by the school. What if you and your child had to build whatever instrument they wanted to play? There would probably be a lot of percussionists [...]
Watch a video about the making of ‘Columbus Neighborhoods: King Lincoln’ documentary. Saxophonist Michael Cox shares with us all about how to approach a movie score; and some very talented local jazz musicians do what they do best.
Afghan Star is a television show fashioned after shows like American Idol, a singing competition in which the people can vote by SMS for their favorite star. For many young Afghanis this is their first exposure to anything democratic.
I had written about the Pride of the Buckeyes documentary earlier. Here’s a bit more.