Podcast: Composer Mohammed Fairouz talks with Gail Wein about his new CD of chamber and vocal music, Native Informant

Mohammed Fairouz’s music is distinctive for his blending of western and middle-eastern sonorities. He talks about how a musician can have the same effect as a storyteller, and tells us about a lullaby for a newborn baby…and a 300-year-old violin. … Read More →

Naxos to Distribute Chicago-based Cedille Records

Naxos announces a new partnership to distribute releases from award-winning, Chicago-based Cedille Records, to launch with three new releases in May 2009. The three May 2009 recordings all reflect the label’s commitment to a mission that promotes Chicago based artists, … Read More →