Ray Anderson's Pocket Brass Band is about watch-pocket size: With three horns and drums, it couldn't get much smaller. On its new Sweet Chicago Suite, Anderson makes what the group does sound easy. Just write some catchy, bluesy tunes and then have the band blast them out.
The reunited country-pop pioneers in Foster & Lloyd return to Mountain Stage with songs from their first album together in more than 20 years, It's Already Tomorrow. With an influential sound that drew as much from The Beatles as Buck Owens, Bill Lloyd and Radney Foster rose to fame in the late '80s, during a remarkable period of creativity in country music.