Much like duct tape, a Swiss Army knife or WD-40, the eclectic tunes of Pink Martini have countless uses. Their Latin numbers make a great backdrop for rearranging a record collection; the swanky jazz tracks make for a perfect accompaniment to Sunday brunch. More than one of their songs make for a sleep aid more effective than a Xanax—in a good way. That’s all part of the plan, explains front woman China Forbes. “Some people want to be challenged, some people want to relax, and others want punk rock—they want energy. But the common denominator for anyone who likes music is that there’s always a place for beautiful music, even if you want to listen to punk rock... More >>>