Music’s biggest night proved to be one of the Grammy’s best yet at this year’s 55th awards ceremony. We wanted to take this time to congratulate our Grammy winners from last night. We’re proud to be part of your team and couldn’t be happier for all of you! BEST NEW AGE ALBUM: Omar Akram | Echoes Of… Read more »
Guess Who’s Turning 100? Why, The Unforgettable Woody Guthrie, Of Course!
With July 4th in the middle of the week, it feels like there is little time to truly celebrate the holiday. However, it is possible to continue celebrating America’s history with Smithsonian Folkways’ release of Woody at 100: The Woody Guthrie Centennial Collection, on July 10th. Woody Guthrie, who would have turned 100 on July… Read more »
Revel In A Rare Louis Armstrong Release In Honor of Jazz Appreciation Month
Smithsonian Folkways just dropped a last minute surprise on us for Jazz Appreciation Month. Satchmo At The National Press Club: Red Beans and Rice-Ly Yours by the jazz icon Louis Armstrong is an impromptu performance at the National Press Club in Washington DC, and hit stores yesterday. In 1971, the inventive cornet and trumpet player turned an award… Read more »
Quetzal’s New Album for Smithsonian Folkways, “Imaginaries”
The Smithsonian Folkways label is an American institution. It is one that is known primarily for archival recordings of traditional folk, bluegrass, and children’s music. They have released amazing albums like folk legend Roscoe Holcomb’s hard hitting “The High Lonesome Sound”, former Ida vocalist Elizabeth Mitchell’s two stunning children’s albums “Sunny Day” and “You Are… Read more »