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The Piano Guys The inventive, infectious and fun Piano Guys return after their chart-topping debut with more clever and familiar tune treatments from all over the musical map.
Willie Nelson and the Family A living legend of music and still producing headlines and great music, Willie Nelson and the Family returns with an intimate and enthralling new recording of their favorites.
James, Bob and David Sanborn Quartette Humaine is the first creative collaboration between keyboardist-composer Bob James and alto saxophonist David Sanborn since their million-selling, Grammy-winning album, Double Vision, twenty-five years ago.
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A set of heartfelt songs penned by a group of patients of Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt while working with their music therapist are being released on the charity CD Everybody Has a Story.
Artists Kix Brooks, Melinda Doolittle, Fisk Jubilee Singers, Vince Gill, Amy Grant, Faith Hill, Alison Krauss, Maura O’Connell, Johnny Reid, SHEL and Phil Vassar breathe life into songs written by young patients along with their music therapist.
Everybody Has a Story is a selection of songs written by children over the past six years, each song the result of a clinical music therapy session involving the patient and music therapist Jenny Plume. The patients who participated were treated for a variety of chronic illnesses such as cancer and cystic fibrosis. Two were heart transplant recipients; and one was hospitalized for pneumonia.
Please consider this CD for your location and watch the heart-warming introduction above, starring Vince Gill, Amy Grant and others.
This Week In Music
- The music world mourns the loss of one of the most identifiable and influential keyboardists of the rock era and groundbreaking founding member of The Doors, Ray Manzarek. Please see a list of selected CD, DVD, Blu-ray and book titles of interest in our Selection Lists area.
- Beautiful Creatures, the fantasy film based on the book series by Kami Garcia, comes to DVD on 5/21. Of appeal to fans of Hunger Games and the Twilight series, the soundtrack is by Dhani Harrison’s project thenewno2.
- Hip as can be indie band The National will perform something from their new CD on the night before their new CD streets – on 5/20 on Letterman.
- Rising indie artist Portugal. The Man performs on Fallon on 6/5 and Conan on 6/9.