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Jazz, Folk & World

Emmylou Harris interview: I want to make songs shimmer

As Emmylou Harris's Grammy-winning album Wrecking Ball is reissued, the singer talks to Helen Brown about working with Daniel Lanois on the record that redefined her career

Johnny Cash, Out Among the Stars, review

This 'lost album' is strong, assured and full of Cash's trademark emotional integrity, says Neil McCormick

Suzy Bogguss, Lucky, album review

Lucky, the new album by Suzy Bogguss, sees the country star interpreting 12 songs by Merle Haggard

Sheryl Crow, Feels Like Home, review

Sheryl Crow gives free reign to her country music inclinations in her new album, Feels Like Home, says Helen Brown

Ahmad Jamal, Royal Festival Hall, review

Ivan Hewett was swept away by jazz pianist Ahmad Jamal's torrent of invention

Ry Cooder: 15 essential songs

As a new box set of Ry Cooder solo albums from 1970-1987 is released, Martin Chilton picks 15 essential songs from the renowned American guitarist

Jazz Voice, London Jazz Festival, review

The soulful voice of X Factor coach Annabel Williams was at the heart of the London Jazz Festival's opening gala, says Sebastian Scotney

Emmylou Harris and Rodney Crowell, Old Yellow Moon, album review

Emmylou Harris and Rodney Crowell's Old Yellow Moon was named album of the year at the 2013 Americana Music Honours & Awards in Nashville.

Stephen Kellogg, Blunderstone Rockery, album review

Blunderstone Rockery is a vibrant album from American Stephen Kellogg.

George Duke: flamboyant and clever

Ivan Hewett pays tribute to George Duke, a natural keyboardist who inspired enormous affection among fellow musicians.