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2014/09/21 08:42
2014/09/21 08:42
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During the 1970s and 80s, I mostly listened to pop and rock music, when even the likes of Captain Beefheart, Henry Cow and Popul Vuh were filed under pop. However far out I went as a listener, though,...
2014/09/21 08:42
2014/09/21 08:42
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2014/09/20 04:48
2014/09/20 04:48
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Jackson’s career boasts an odd confluence of work. He cut his teeth with the bands of Charlie Barnet and Woody Herman. After leading a short-lived bop sextet, the big band bridged the gap between...
2014/09/19 04:15
2014/09/19 04:15
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Kellen McCaughey, left, climbs into a Cedar Falls squad car to look around as his classmate Charlie Parker, right, looks in during Safety City in the parking lot of the Target distribution center...
2014/09/18 04:56
2014/09/18 04:56
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... given the chance to bring Charlie Parker back from the dead and play with him or to play with Bruce Springsteen,” says Mindi Abair, “I’m probably the 1 percent of sax players who would say Bruce....
2014/09/17 21:39
2014/09/17 21:39
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An Allentown jazz saxophonist and composer has been awarded a genius grant in recognition of his "technical virtuosity and engagement with musical traditions and styles from around the world." Steve...
2014/09/17 16:53
2014/09/17 16:53
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... terrorist': 5-year-old girl suspended over bubble-gun ‘threat’ A five-year-old girl was suspended from a Pennsylvania kindergarten after telling another girl that she was going to shoot...
2014/09/17 13:25
2014/09/17 13:25
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Steve Coleman took up the alto saxophone when he was a high school freshman and within a few years inevitably was drawn into the orbit of one of Chicago's greatest jazzmen: Von Freeman. It was...
2014/09/17 12:57
2014/09/17 12:57
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You'd expect a conversation with Mulatu Astake to be about music. He is, after all, the father of a musical genre: Ethio-jazz. But when he talks about the art form, he tends to focus on its scientific...
2014/09/17 11:18
2014/09/17 11:18
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He never took a formal music lesson until he came to the United States when he was 20 years old, and now at the young age of 35, Senegalese bass guitarist Cheikh Ndoye has played with the likes of...
2014/09/17 01:00
2014/09/17 01:00
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The debate over the future of red light cameras in Arlington has now come to City Hall. Councilman Robert Rivera has asked his fellow council members to consider removing the controversial devices...
2014/09/16 07:35
2014/09/16 07:35
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Even the most implacable of bebop purists, fastidiously queasy about any departures from Charlie Parker, had a sneaking admiration for the Crusaders – the American jazz-funk pioneers who, in their...
2014/09/16 00:20
2014/09/16 00:20
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Musician, artist, designer, photographer, video historian — it’s hard to define Bill Spilka. The tall 84-year-old Valencia resident who sports a bald head and a trademark white handlebar mustache has...
2014/09/15 21:57
2014/09/15 21:57
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Eat Real Fest, Oakland’s biggest and most widely celebrated food festival, descends on Jack London Square this weekend, bringing with it a veritable smorgasbord of street food, craft booze, and DIY...
2014/09/15 19:03
2014/09/15 19:03
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Matt Brewer leaned into his upright bass, winding slowly around it as if it was a lover and he, so moved by the early fall weather, could imagine nothing better than spending the night beside...
2014/09/15 12:47
2014/09/15 12:47
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The theory is known in England as “the 10-year rule” and in the U.S., where it has been popularized by Malcolm Gladwell, the author of “Outliers,” as “the 10,000-hour rule.” The premise is the same:...
2014/09/14 03:25
2014/09/14 03:25
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... Only one batsman has scored Test centuries and 1000 runs each for two separate countries. Kepler Wessels was born today in Bloemfontein but didn't play for South Africa until he had represented...
2014/09/13 21:36
2014/09/13 21:36
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ARLINGTON — Instead of passively waiting to see what the market brings, Arlington city leaders may snap up a $7.6 million plot of state land along Interstate 30 to exert more control over what is...
2014/09/10 04:48
2014/09/10 04:48
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Music Review: Conte Condoli – ‘Sincerely, Conti’ (Remastered, Reissued) | Blogcritics Blogcritics The critical lens on today's culture & entertainment Today on Blogcritics Music Review: Conte...
2014/09/10 04:47
2014/09/10 04:47
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Despite their differences, these singers were accomplished musicians with an uncanny ability to entertain an audience. Aspiring jazz singers may have the world at their fingertips on their iPads and...
2014/09/10 01:38
2014/09/10 01:38
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For four years, You in Mizzou has brought students and faculty together to have creative dialogues that give students the opportunity to communicate with each other about different topics. Started by...
2014/09/21 08:42
2014/09/21 08:42
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