Birdland

Birdland

If you're a fan of the Yardbirds' landmark work from the '60s, you just might love this album. It features rerecordings of eight of their heyday hits (including "For Your Love," "Shapes of Things," and "Over Under Sideways Down"), seven tradesman-like new numbers, slick production, and stellar guest guitarists, including one-time Yardbird axeman Jeff Beck on "My Blind Life."
North and South

North and South

Jazz vocalist Luciana Souza's North and South is, as its name indicates, a marriage of Northern (jazz and the American songbook) and Southern (the artist's Brazilian roots) influences.
The story behind the unlikely love story of a

The story behind the unlikely love story of a

The story behind the unlikely love story of a multi-millionaire (Hugh Grant) and an activist lawyer (Sandra Bullock) comes to life through this disc's explanatory extras. In addition to commentary from director/writer Marc Lawrence, Bullock, and Grant; cast and crew bios; and a theatrical trailer, viewers can get deeper into the film with a behind-the-scenes documentary.
Fado Curvo

Fado Curvo

Portuguese fadista Mariza achieved immediate critical acclaim with the release of her debut record, Fado em Mim, last year.
A teacher's influence on his students may seem a

A teacher's influence on his students may seem a

A teacher's influence on his students may seem a tame theme for a film, but the "making of" documentary accompanying this Kevin Kline vehicle shows how many ramifications the teacher/student relationship has in today's society.
A Different Drummer Selection

A Different Drummer Selection

Although he doesn't run the British label Different Drummer, DJ/producer Richard Dorfmeister (of the acclaimed Austrian duo Kruder & Dorfmeister) has been a good friend to the imprint for many years, supplying remixes and those all-important turntable rotations of Different Drummer tracks at clubs worldwide.
This Day in Music

This Day in Music

2001 - Top Jimmy, an influential, hard-rocking bluesman on the L.A. club scene in the 1980s, dies of liver failure. He is 46. James "Top Jimmy" Paul Konceck found his greatest fame in a Van Halen song named after him.
If you want to catch all of the behind-the-scenes

If you want to catch all of the behind-the-scenes

If you want to catch all of the behind-the-scenes action on the set of this Leonardo DiCaprio and Tom Hanks film, this two-disc set will be just the ticket. A detailed documentary begins as the cast and crew kick off the first day of the shoot, and it goes on to explore the creation of the script, the set designs, and the costumes.
One Word Extinguisher

One Word Extinguisher

In only a few scant years, young Atlanta producer Scott Herren has become one of the favored new artists—and one of few Americans—on discerning British label Warp.
Few rock acts enjoy as mythic a reputation as the

Few rock acts enjoy as mythic a reputation as the

Few rock acts enjoy as mythic a reputation as the Clash. And when just about every soul lucky enough to see the group live remarks, "They were the best band I ever saw, no one before or after ever compared," it gets pretty easy to understand why.
Trumpet Evolution

Trumpet Evolution

It is hard not to marvel at the breadth of styles that trumpeter Arturo Sandoval brings to this project, an excursion through well-known works by his favorite trumpeters of the past century.
The Walk

The Walk

This talented family group has become one of the hottest tickets in the Southern gospel field.

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