Far From Folsom Prison: More to Music Inside
Johnny Cash wasn't the only superstar to play in prisons. Music, initially allowed as worship, came to be seen as a rockin' tool of rehabilitation.
Musical Myth-Busting: Teaching Music History with JSTOR Daily
Harnessing the power of quirk to engage students and inspire research in an online learning environment.
The Work of Pioneering Musicologist Eileen Southern
The scholarship of Black music was transformed by Southern's work, and is now being honored by a new initiative.
Music Education and the Birth of Motown
Music teachers in the Detroit public schools paved the way for the success of future Motown artists like Smokey Robinson and Mary Wilson of the Supremes.
Parental Advisory: The Story of a Warning Label
Songs weren't always labeled for explicit lyrics. The history of how it all came about includes some unlikely bedfellows.
The Gospel According to Kanye West
On the making of gospel music, from Gospel Pearls to Jesus Is King.
Playing It Safe: Injury Prevention for Musicians
In their 2010 article on injury prevention for musicians, Christine Guptill and Christine Zaza outline strategies to ward off injuries from muscle overuse.
Ain’t Misbehaving? When Audiences Distract The Performers
Should distracting live audience members be shamed for their behavior?
Joshua Bell, Busker Redux
Joshua Bell, a world-renowned violinist, tries busking in Washington's metro.