Crash Course

June 24, 2014   | Brian Palmer | Good Times New Carolina Chocolate Drops lineup gets a baptism by fire Change is inevitable, especially in bands. Members come and go—it simply comes with the territory. Hubby Jenkins—who plays the guitar, mandolin, banjo and bones for...

High Spirits

June 18, 2014| Brian Palmer | Good Times Angélique Kidjo is a legend in the world-music scene. The passionate singer and dancer has released a dozen albums, including this year’s Eve, won numerous international awards and honorary degrees, and had her music featured...

Mandolinist merges Brazilian past and present

By Angela Zonunpari | Sunday, May 25, 2014 | The Post and Courier When Brazilian mandolinist Danilo Brito recorded his first album in 1998, he wasn’t sure whether he would have a future as a professional musician. After all, not many 13-year-olds know what they...