Ukulele virtuoso Jake Shimabukuro started playing ukulele when he was four years old. Over the past 20 or so years, he has redefined the limits of ukulele technique, style, and sound. On Monday, Shimabukuro joins us in the studio to talk about all things ukulele, and to play two of his solo pieces.
One hundred years ago, President Woodrow Wilson created a new bureau within the Department of the Interior: The National Park Service. On this weekend's PT, we'll celebrate this centennial with a special show, recorded live in Grand Teton National Park.
A popular feature of CMS Two performances is the Late Night Rose sessions - a series of shows above Lincoln Center in the intimate Rose Studio. PT was honored to host the most recent Late Night Rose event back in March. Come listen to an excerpt from that concert, plus interviews with the several performers including Ani Kavafian, Michael Brown and Gloria Chien.
Have you enjoyed watching the Olympics? Host country Brazil is a fascinating place, full of different cultural influences which you can hear in the music. Take our quiz to see how well you can identify styles of Brazilian music!
Come match wits with Bruce Adolphe - now you can play the Piano Puzzler anytime, anywhere! Every week, we're putting a sneak peek of the upcoming Puzzler online; have a listen, and then send us your best guess.