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Boston Globe
Berklee musician Arnetta Johnson plays with Beyonce during Super BowlBerklee trumpeter Arnetta Johnson performing with Beyoncé at the Super Bowl. B
Berklee musician Arnetta Johnson plays with Beyonce during Super Bowl
Boston Globe / Posted yesterday
Berklee trumpeter Arnetta Johnson performing with Beyoncé at the Super Bowl. Berklee College of Music trumpeter Arnetta Johnson, class of 2016, is good at keeping secrets. She performed with Beyoncé during the Super Bowl half-time show on Sunday,... Read more
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The Morning Call
Allentown JazzFest announces two more headliners, reveals artist in residenceAllentown JazzFest has added two more artists to the lineup for its second year
Allentown JazzFest announces two more headliners, reveals artist in residence
The Morning Call / Posted 2 days ago
Allentown JazzFest has added two more artists to the lineup for its second year and just announced an artist in residence whose works were exhibited in a recent show at Allentown Art Museum. Joining the roster of performers at the festival are sax... Read more
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JazzTimes Magazine
The Creative Imperative and FONT Music - By Dave Douglas — Jazz ArticlesTo talk about FONT Music (which is how it’s become known) I have to talk about
The Creative Imperative and FONT Music - By Dave Douglas — Jazz Articles
JazzTimes Magazine / Posted 2 days ago
To talk about FONT Music (which is how it’s become known) I have to talk about the creative imperative—it’s the driving force behind what we do at FONT Music. And my experiences learning jazz are a big part of learning about music in general,... Read more
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Daily News
Celebrating Sri Lanka with special Music Video"Berklee Celebrates Sri Lanka" is a project initiated by Sri Lankan students at
Celebrating Sri Lanka with special Music Video
Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
"Berklee Celebrates Sri Lanka" is a project initiated by Sri Lankan students at Berklee College of Music, USA with the sole intention to promote Sri Lankan tradition and culture. The project brings together over 50 performers representing 17... Read more
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Boston Herald
John Mayer, Grateful Dead to play Fenway Park in July as newly-formed bandJust a few months into the Grateful Dead's newest experiment, which involves us
John Mayer, Grateful Dead to play Fenway Park in July as newly-formed band
Boston Herald / Posted 2 days ago
Just a few months into the Grateful Dead's newest experiment, which involves using seven-time Grammy Award winner John Mayer in the role of the late Jerry Garcia, reviewers have been celebrating the old band's new sound. This summer, Mayer, the... Read more
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Post Magazine
Butter Music promotes Mayer, plans European outpostLOS ANGELES — Butter Music + Sound has promoted Annick Mayer to executive produ
Butter Music promotes Mayer, plans European outpost
Post Magazine / Posted 4 days ago
LOS ANGELES — Butter Music + Sound has promoted Annick Mayer to executive producer at their Los Angeles studio. She’s been with Butter for nearly four years, serving as a senior producer in New York, and later as a part of the team that launched the... Read more
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Boston Globe
Harvard/Berklee jazzer Kyle Nasser comes into his ownThink of: John Coltrane meets Radiohead. What caught our eye: The Harvard Univ
Harvard/Berklee jazzer Kyle Nasser comes into his own
Boston Globe / Posted 4 days ago
Think of: John Coltrane meets Radiohead. What caught our eye: The Harvard University ’05 and Berklee College of Music ’09 alum proved himself both a deft composer and fluid jazz saxophonist on his 2015 debut solo record, “Restive Soul.” Nasser is... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
TV Picks: '7 Minutes in Heaven' and a David Bowie cornucopia"7 Minutes in Heaven" (Above Average/YouTube). After three years' hiatus, forme
TV Picks: '7 Minutes in Heaven' and a David Bowie cornucopia
Los Angeles Times / Posted 5 days ago
"7 Minutes in Heaven" (Above Average/YouTube). After three years' hiatus, former "Saturday Night Live" writer (and briefly featured player) Mike O'Brien has revived his claustrophobic online interview show -- conducted, like the teenage party game... Read more
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Salon.com
John Scofield goes back to the future on Grammy-nominated CDNEW YORK (AP) — Jazz guitarist John Scofield went back to the future on his Gra
John Scofield goes back to the future on Grammy-nominated CD
Salon.com / Posted 6 days ago
NEW YORK (AP) — Jazz guitarist John Scofield went back to the future on his Grammy-nominated CD “Past Present,” reuniting members of his acclaimed quartet from the early 1990s to play his new compositions. Though nominated twice before, the... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
John Scofield goes back to the future on Grammy-nominated CDNEW YORK (AP) - Jazz guitarist John Scofield went back to the future on his Gra
John Scofield goes back to the future on Grammy-nominated CD
The Record Searchlight / Posted 6 days ago
NEW YORK (AP) - Jazz guitarist John Scofield went back to the future on his Grammy-nominated CD "Past Present," reuniting members of his acclaimed quartet from the early 1990s to play his new compositions. Though nominated twice before, the... Read more
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Denver Post
John Scofield goes back to the future on Grammy-nominated CDNEW YORK (AP) — Jazz guitarist John Scofield went back to the future on his Gra
John Scofield goes back to the future on Grammy-nominated CD
Denver Post / Posted 6 days ago
NEW YORK (AP) — Jazz guitarist John Scofield went back to the future on his Grammy-nominated CD "Past Present," reuniting members of his acclaimed quartet from the early 1990s to play his new compositions. Though nominated twice before, the... Read more
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Vineyard Gazette
Coffee With Jazz, a Sunday Morning RitualSunday morning begins at 4 a.m. for Dave Kish. He brews a cup of tea, does some
Coffee With Jazz, a Sunday Morning Ritual
Vineyard Gazette / Posted 7 days ago
Sunday morning begins at 4 a.m. for Dave Kish. He brews a cup of tea, does some preparatory work at home and then heads to the deejay booth at mvyradio. At 6 a.m. his voice, along with his extensive jazz collection, heads out over the airwaves for... Read more
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Washington City Paper
Jazz Setlist, Feb. 4-10: Warmin’ UpFriday, Feb. 5Every year, just in time for the Detroit Jazz Festival (Labor Day
Jazz Setlist, Feb. 4-10: Warmin’ Up
Washington City Paper / Posted 7 days ago
Friday, Feb. 5Every year, just in time for the Detroit Jazz Festival (Labor Day), Detroit-based Mack Avenue Records assembles a new iteration of its all-star ensemble, The Mack Avenue Superband. It began in 2012, and in its four years it's had only... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Lake County singer-songwriter recognized by Rolling StoneWith a red baseball cap over her dark blonde hair and a red sheet as her cape,
Lake County singer-songwriter recognized by Rolling Stone
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 7 days ago
With a red baseball cap over her dark blonde hair and a red sheet as her cape, Laney Jones pursues a masked thief around Lake Eola in a music video promoting her forthcoming self-titled album. Jones, who was raised in Mount Dora, is chasing big... Read more
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Pitchfork
Charlie Puth: Nine Track MindThere are 12 tracks on Charlie Puth’s debut album Nine Track Mind, which is eit
Charlie Puth: Nine Track Mind
Pitchfork / Posted 8 days ago
There are 12 tracks on Charlie Puth’s debut album Nine Track Mind, which is either three or 12 too many. But no matter; the album is a smoothly executed pitch deck of exactly what will perform on pop radio in 2016, and Puth—pronounced "Pooth," and... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Mount Dora's Laney Jones to play Lincoln Center as finalist in NewSong ContestSinger-songwriter Laney Jones of Mount Dora is a finalist in the NewSong Contes
Mount Dora's Laney Jones to play Lincoln Center as finalist in NewSong Contest
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 9 days ago
Singer-songwriter Laney Jones of Mount Dora is a finalist in the NewSong Contest, which is produced in partnership with NPR's Mountain Stage, and will perform for the grand prize Saturday at New York's renowned Lincoln Center. A songwriting major at... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Mount Dora singer Laney Jones featured by Rolling StoneRolling Stone said Jones is "the kind of Americana artist who can work equally
Mount Dora singer Laney Jones featured by Rolling Stone
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 9 days ago
Rolling Stone said Jones is "the kind of Americana artist who can work equally well on the indie stage of a bluegrass festival as in an iTunes commercial.” Jones, 24, moved to Florida with her family when she was 6 and started playing and writing... Read more
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iol.co.za
CTIJF organiser names espYoungLegendsCape Town– espAfrika, the organiser of the Cape Town International Jazz Festiva
CTIJF organiser names espYoungLegends
iol.co.za / Posted 10 days ago
Cape Town– espAfrika, the organiser of the Cape Town International Jazz Festival (CTIJF) has announced the shortlisted entries from their espYoungLegends competition. Launched in December 2015, the competition, is a brand new initiative from... Read more
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AceShowbiz
Artist of the Week: Charlie PuthHis sudden rise to fame, however, didn't happen so easily. The singer, who grad
Artist of the Week: Charlie Puth
AceShowbiz / Posted 10 days ago
His sudden rise to fame, however, didn't happen so easily. The singer, who graduated from the Berklee College of Music where he majored in music production and engineering, independently released two albums a few years ago and drew the attention of... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
How 'Jock Jams' inspired 'Cold Chilling,' a reimagining of classic West Coast gangsta rapTwenty years ago, before compilation albums such as “Now That's What I Call Mus
How 'Jock Jams' inspired 'Cold Chilling,' a reimagining of classic West Coast gangsta rap
Los Angeles Times / Posted 12 days ago
Twenty years ago, before compilation albums such as “Now That's What I Call Music!” and “Kidz Bop” topped the charts, a series of sports-themed compilations called “Jock Jams” became the unlikeliest of hits. The premise of the compilations paired... Read more
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FOX News
Need more energy? Here's how to get itWish you were still bounding out of bed like you did when you were 22? Who does
Need more energy? Here's how to get it
FOX News / Posted 13 days ago
Wish you were still bounding out of bed like you did when you were 22? Who doesn't! But it can be hard to summon all your old verve in the midst of the daily grind. "The main reason I see for loss of energy in women is that they have too much to... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
Music school plans to moveIn coming weeks, the most anticipated of tenants - in addition to the River Val
Music school plans to move
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 13 days ago
In coming weeks, the most anticipated of tenants - in addition to the River Valley Transit staff and bus drivers occupying the first floor of the building - will be the Uptown Music Collective, a music school at 848 W. Fourth St. that plans to occupy... Read more
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Billboard
Esperanza Spalding on Her Alter Ego and New Album"I just want to say, if you're going crazy, take a break," says Esperanza Spald
Esperanza Spalding on Her Alter Ego and New Album
Billboard / Posted 13 days ago
"I just want to say, if you're going crazy, take a break," says Esperanza Spalding. The Oregon-based jazz singer-bassist sits at Beverly Hills' Avalon Hotel, lit from behind by a window that opens onto a small courtyard. Her hair teased out to her... Read more
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The Irish Times
How David Liebman got the keys to the jazz kingdom‘As far as I’m concerned,” says Dave Liebman in a Noo Yawk accent straight out
How David Liebman got the keys to the jazz kingdom
The Irish Times / Posted 14 days ago
‘As far as I’m concerned,” says Dave Liebman in a Noo Yawk accent straight out of an old gangster movie, “when you’ve got that horn in your mouth, when you’re playing with three or four other guys, and everybody’s on the same page, and the magical... Read more
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JazzTimes Magazine
Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah: Don’t Stream; StretchStretch Music (Introducing Elena Pinderhughes) , the sparkling new Ropeadope al
Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah: Don’t Stream; Stretch
JazzTimes Magazine / Posted 14 days ago
Stretch Music (Introducing Elena Pinderhughes) , the sparkling new Ropeadope album from trumpeter Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah, is plenty forward-looking in itself. It “stretches” jazz with its two-drummer lineup (including Joe Dyson’s novel... Read more
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Salt Lake City Weekly
Music Picks Jan. 28-Feb.3Far from the grisly notion of yet another hipster folk band, Grizfolk is a Swed
Music Picks Jan. 28-Feb.3
Salt Lake City Weekly / Posted 14 days ago
Far from the grisly notion of yet another hipster folk band, Grizfolk is a Swedish-based indie rock band formed in Los Angeles. If that sounds a little convoluted, their hyperkinetic touring schedule since 2013, barely a year after forming, is the... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
2016 Unsigned Only Music Competition Judges AnnouncedThursday, 28 January 2016, 10:24 amPress Release: Unsigned OnlyGrand Prize Has
2016 Unsigned Only Music Competition Judges Announced
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 14 days ago
Thursday, 28 January 2016, 10:24 amPress Release: Unsigned OnlyGrand Prize Has Been Increased To $20,000 Cash (US)January 26, 2016 - Unsigned... Read more
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Boston Herald
David and Tiffany Ortiz, Emily Blunt. Gisele Bundchen and more...Happy couple David and Tiffany Ortiz checking out the pricey puffy coats at the
David and Tiffany Ortiz, Emily Blunt. Gisele Bundchen and more...
Boston Herald / Posted 15 days ago
Happy couple David and Tiffany Ortiz checking out the pricey puffy coats at the opening of the new Moncler store in Copley Place ... A rep for Hollywood honey Emily Blunt confirming that she and her hubby, Newton homey John Krasinski, are expecting... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Three Boardman students are among 17 in state chosen for musical performanceBOARDMAN Of 17 musicians from around the state who this weekend will regale an
Three Boardman students are among 17 in state chosen for musical performance
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 17 days ago
BOARDMAN Of 17 musicians from around the state who this weekend will regale an audience at a downtown Cincinnati convention center with a jazz performance, three are Boardman High School students. Anthony Bruno, James Harker and Michael Mitchum,... Read more
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New Bern Sun Journal
Huttlinger, New Bern High alumnus, diesGuitar virtuoso Pete Huttlinger, who lived in New Bern for a time and who gradu
Huttlinger, New Bern High alumnus, dies
New Bern Sun Journal / Posted 18 days ago
Guitar virtuoso Pete Huttlinger, who lived in New Bern for a time and who graduated from New Bern High School, died at Vanderbilt University Medical Center Jan. 15 after suffering a stroke on Monday. He was 54. Guitar virtuoso Pete Huttlinger, who... Read more
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J Weekly
VIDEO: ‘Very silly songs with very big words’ strike a chordWhen he was growing up, Natan Kuchar didn’t like his name, which everyone seeme
VIDEO: ‘Very silly songs with very big words’ strike a chord
J Weekly / Posted 20 days ago
When he was growing up, Natan Kuchar didn’t like his name, which everyone seemed to mangle as Nathan. His father, though, taught him that his name was special: Natan, spelled the same forward and backward, was a palindrome. “I thought it was really... Read more
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Miami New Times
Christian Scott on Being an HBO Character and Occasionally Bleeding Onstage"My mouth is ripped up after each set. My dentist doesn't like it," the 32-year
Christian Scott on Being an HBO Character and Occasionally Bleeding Onstage
Miami New Times / Posted 21 days ago
"My mouth is ripped up after each set. My dentist doesn't like it," the 32-year-old says. But a bit of blood won't stop him. "With the trumpet, you can't take two days off because that feels like a month. When I'm not on the road, I put in three to... Read more
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Boston Herald
Boston Conservatory, Berklee to play togetherThe powerhouse merger of Berklee College of Music and the Boston Conservatory w
Boston Conservatory, Berklee to play together
Boston Herald / Posted 22 days ago
The powerhouse merger of Berklee College of Music and the Boston Conservatory will join two of the country’s premier performing arts institutions, creating one-stop shopping for students interested in careers in music, theater, dance and related... Read more
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Boston Herald
Berklee, Boston Conservatory agree to unite as single schoolBOSTON — The Berklee College of Music and the Boston Conservatory have agreed t
Berklee, Boston Conservatory agree to unite as single school
Boston Herald / Posted 23 days ago
BOSTON — The Berklee College of Music and the Boston Conservatory have agreed to merge into one school focusing on music, dance and theater. The schools announced on Tuesday that their governing bodies had unanimously agreed to the deal, six months... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Tedeschi Trucks Band dreams big, no matter what it costsDerek Trucks and Susan Tedeschi had a rare insight into David Bowie's final yea
Tedeschi Trucks Band dreams big, no matter what it costs
Chicago Tribune / Posted 23 days ago
Derek Trucks and Susan Tedeschi had a rare insight into David Bowie's final year of life because their bass player, Tim Lefebvre, played on Bowie's farewell album, "Blackstar." "Bowie was familiar with my playing and Susan's, and we were sending... Read more
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FOX 12 Oregon
Berklee, Boston Conservatory agree to unite as single schoolBOSTON (AP) - The Berklee College of Music and the Boston Conservatory have agr
Berklee, Boston Conservatory agree to unite as single school
FOX 12 Oregon / Posted 23 days ago
BOSTON (AP) - The Berklee College of Music and the Boston Conservatory have agreed to merge into one school focusing on music, dance and theater. The schools announced on Tuesday that their governing bodies had unanimously agreed to the deal, six... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Berklee, Boston Conservatory agree to unite as single schoolBOSTON (AP) - The Berklee College of Music and the Boston Conservatory have agr
Berklee, Boston Conservatory agree to unite as single school
KXXV Waco / Posted 23 days ago
BOSTON (AP) - The Berklee College of Music and the Boston Conservatory have agreed to merge into one school focusing on music, dance and theater. The schools announced on Tuesday that their governing bodies had unanimously agreed to the deal, six... Read more
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Eyewitness News 3 Hartford
Berklee, Boston Conservatory agree to unite as single schoolBOSTON (AP) - The Berklee College of Music and the Boston Conservatory have agr
Berklee, Boston Conservatory agree to unite as single school
Eyewitness News 3 Hartford / Posted 23 days ago
BOSTON (AP) - The Berklee College of Music and the Boston Conservatory have agreed to merge into one school focusing on music, dance and theater. The schools announced on Tuesday that their governing bodies had unanimously agreed to the deal, six... Read more
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Bay News 9 Tampa Bay
Berklee, Boston Conservatory agree to unite as single school(AP) The Berklee College of Music and the Boston Conservatory have agreed to me
Berklee, Boston Conservatory agree to unite as single school
Bay News 9 Tampa Bay / Posted 23 days ago
(AP) The Berklee College of Music and the Boston Conservatory have agreed to merge into one school focusing on music, dance and theater. The schools announced on Tuesday that their governing bodies had unanimously agreed to the deal, six months... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Berklee, Boston Conservatory agree to unite as single schoolBOSTON (AP) - The Berklee College of Music and the Boston Conservatory have agr
Berklee, Boston Conservatory agree to unite as single school
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 23 days ago
BOSTON (AP) - The Berklee College of Music and the Boston Conservatory have agreed to merge into one school focusing on music, dance and theater. The schools announced on Tuesday that their governing bodies had unanimously agreed to the deal, six... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Berklee, Boston Conservatory agree to unite as single schoolBOSTON (AP) - The Berklee College of Music and the Boston Conservatory have agr
Berklee, Boston Conservatory agree to unite as single school
WSMV Nashville / Posted 23 days ago
BOSTON (AP) - The Berklee College of Music and the Boston Conservatory have agreed to merge into one school focusing on music, dance and theater. The schools announced on Tuesday that their governing bodies had unanimously agreed to the deal, six... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Berklee, Boston Conservatory agree to unite as single schoolBOSTON (AP) - The Berklee College of Music and the Boston Conservatory have agr
Berklee, Boston Conservatory agree to unite as single school
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 23 days ago
BOSTON (AP) - The Berklee College of Music and the Boston Conservatory have agreed to merge into one school focusing on music, dance and theater. The schools announced on Tuesday that their governing bodies had unanimously agreed to the deal, six... Read more
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The Morning Call
Pa. Blues Fest announces lineup for 25th yearPennsylvania Blues Festival, which returned to the Poconos last year, will retu
Pa. Blues Fest announces lineup for 25th year
The Morning Call / Posted 23 days ago
Pennsylvania Blues Festival, which returned to the Poconos last year, will return for its 25th year, headlined by two of the genre's most decorated guitarists. And it will finish with a revue of artists from Delmark Records, America's oldest... Read more
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Billboard
Pablo Manavello, Latin Songwriter & Producer, Dies at 65Songwriter, arranger and producer Pablo Manavello, whose work was instrumental
Pablo Manavello, Latin Songwriter & Producer, Dies at 65
Billboard / Posted 23 days ago
Songwriter, arranger and producer Pablo Manavello, whose work was instrumental in the careers of Latin superstars like Ricardo Montaner, Olga Tañón, Chayanne and Ricky Martin, died unexpectedly on Monday (Jan. 18) in Miami. He was 65 years old. "My... Read more
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The Morning Call
Pennsylvania Blues Festival to feature decorated guitarists, Delmark Records revue for 25th yearPennsylvania Blues Festival, which returned to the Poconos last year, will retu
Pennsylvania Blues Festival to feature decorated guitarists, Delmark Records revue for 25th year
The Morning Call / Posted 24 days ago
Pennsylvania Blues Festival, which returned to the Poconos last year, will return for its 25th year, headlined by two of the genre’s most decorated guitarists. And it will finish with a revue of artists from Delmark Records, America’s oldest... Read more
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Billboard
Pete Huttlinger, Guitarist for John Denver, Dies at 54Pete Huttlinger, who is best known for being the lead guitarist for John Denver
Pete Huttlinger, Guitarist for John Denver, Dies at 54
Billboard / Posted 26 days ago
Pete Huttlinger, who is best known for being the lead guitarist for John Denver, died Friday (Jan. 15) from a stroke. He was 54. Huttlinger passed away at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville surrounded by family, friends and fellow... Read more
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Boston Herald
The Dish: Lisa Bonet, Zoe Kravitz, Gwen Stefani and more...LIKE MOTHER... This might make you feel very old, but “The Cosby Show” actress
The Dish: Lisa Bonet, Zoe Kravitz, Gwen Stefani and more...
Boston Herald / Posted 27 days ago
LIKE MOTHER... This might make you feel very old, but “The Cosby Show” actress Lisa Bonet, 48 (!) and her equally gorgeous daughter, actress Zoe Kravitz, 27, are co-starring in a Calvin Klein watch and jewelry campaign. The pair, who look like... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
Members of Dave Matthews Band to perform at NEMCCDaily Journal reports BOONEVILLE – Jeff Coffin and Rashawn Ross, both members
Members of Dave Matthews Band to perform at NEMCC
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 27 days ago
Daily Journal reports BOONEVILLE – Jeff Coffin and Rashawn Ross, both members of the Dave Matthews Band, will teach and entertain at Northeast Mississippi Community College. The pair will give a master class at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, and that’ll be... Read more
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Providence Business News
Evil Gal Michelle Willson Birthday Bash Live At Chan'sMichelle was seemingly born an emotional singer. Like many blues-flavored artis
Evil Gal Michelle Willson Birthday Bash Live At Chan's
Providence Business News / Posted 27 days ago
Michelle was seemingly born an emotional singer. Like many blues-flavored artists, she sang in the church growing up. One of her earliest memories was soloing on "Silent Night" at age 8 in church, imbuing it with a passion that stunned the... Read more
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Boston Herald
The DishLIKE MOTHER... This might make you feel very old, but “The Cosby Show” actress
The Dish
Boston Herald / Posted 27 days ago
LIKE MOTHER... This might make you feel very old, but “The Cosby Show” actress Lisa Bonet, 48 (!) and her equally gorgeous daughter, actress Zoe Kravitz, 27, are co-starring in a Calvin Klein watch and jewelry campaign. The pair, who look like... Read more
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