Defying adversities imposed by borders has been one of Afropop's key modes of transcendence.
Rising to the dare of Martial Solal's mischievous piano playing.
With the help of a collector, Sonny Rollins has taken the curating of his career in a new direction.
Todd Snider has a songwriter's flair for the absurd--and he's morphed
from a barroom wiseacre to a keen observer of life at the workaday
fringes of Bush's America.