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Salon.com
Going back to “Graceland”: Revisiting Paul Simon’s fraught and tuneful South African albumThirty years ago, two things happened. An aging musician, whose last album had
Going back to “Graceland”: Revisiting Paul Simon’s fraught and tuneful South African album
Salon.com / Posted 3 days ago
Thirty years ago, two things happened. An aging musician, whose last album had bombed and whose taste seemed to belong to the past, dug enthusiastically into a musical form that few Americans knew about and made it almost instantly popular.... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
History: Jazz legend 'Bird' Parker bornLegendary jazz saxophonist Charlie "Bird" Parker was born Aug. 29, 1920, in Kan
History: Jazz legend 'Bird' Parker born
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 6 days ago
Legendary jazz saxophonist Charlie "Bird" Parker was born Aug. 29, 1920, in Kansas City. (Photo: Universal Music) August 23, 1954: The small community of Charleston, Arkansas, admitted 11 African-American students, becoming the first in the former... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
Silk Road Project brings world music mentors to TanglewoodLENOX >> The exceptionally talented young professionals who make up Tangl
Silk Road Project brings world music mentors to Tanglewood
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 21 days ago
LENOX >> The exceptionally talented young professionals who make up Tanglewood Music Center's prestigious fellows program learn orchestral repertoire and performance techniques from some of the top conductors and soloists of the classical music... Read more
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Summit Daily News
Summit County live music calendar, Aug. 5-11Red; 9:30 p.m.; The Snake River Saloon, Keystone. Comprised of guitar, fiddle,
Summit County live music calendar, Aug. 5-11
Summit Daily News / Posted 24 days ago
Red; 9:30 p.m.; The Snake River Saloon, Keystone. Comprised of guitar, fiddle, stand-up bass and drums from varying musical backgrounds; the group came together in 2013 and began covering a huge variety of genres. No cover with... Read more

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