$80,000 for One Song

ReadOasis Step 2 The room is dark. You are alone. You are drinking a coke and downloading some songs from [...]

Isaac Albéniz, Genius of Spanish Music

By Maria SonoraReadOasis Step 2 Isaac Albéniz (May 29, 1860 - May 18, 1909) was a genius of Spanish music. [...]

Richard Wagner, Musician

ReadOasis Step 2 Richard Wagner Richard Wagner was born on May 22, 1813. He was a famous German musician and [...]

Experienced in the Blues: Eric Clapton

ReadOasis Step 2 In June 1999, Eric Clapton sold 100 of his guitars. And his 1956 Fender guitar went for [...]

Music: Good for Your Ears

ReadOasis Step 2 (Part 1) Clive Wearing sits at the piano. He stretches out his hands and fingers. He takes [...]

The Best Guitarist: Jimi Hendrix

ReadOasis Step 2 It was the summer of 1967. About 200,000 people came to the small town of Monterey, California. [...]

Miles Davis, Jazz Legend

ReadOasis Step 2 Kind of Blue, by Miles Davis Miles Davis (May 26, 1926 – September 28, 1991) was one [...]

The Guitar Hero

ReadOasis Step 2 Humans have played instruments like guitars for 5,000 years. The English word "guitar" originally may come from [...]

W.C. Handy: Father of the Blues (Step 2)

By Maria SonoraReadOasis Step 2 "Then I saw the beauty of primitive music." W.C. Handy, Father of the Blues W.C. [...]