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2014/12/16 13:41
2014/12/16 13:41
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Stevie Wonder will feature on Mark Ronson's new album. The 'Uptown Funk' hitmaker has teamed up with a string of guests for 'Uptown Special', including the soul legend - who appears on the first and...
2014/12/16 13:41
2014/12/16 13:41
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2014/12/14 06:13
2014/12/14 06:13
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Tossing a few back and harassing the neighbors may not seem the best way to spread peace and joy, even if you give folks fair warning by calling out, "here we come a-wassailing." Wassailing may be a...
2014/12/13 17:18
2014/12/13 17:18
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Three talented Island musicians say they discovered a unique musical synergy when they began meeting weekly this year The trio will showcase that synergy in the rhythms, harmonies and colourings of...
2014/12/12 22:10
2014/12/12 22:10
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... “Freeze Frame” and other ‘80s hits by the J. Geils Band never seem to get old — especially for frontman Peter Wolf, who’s doing solo work but remains loyal the group. And while Wolf,...
2014/12/12 15:13
2014/12/12 15:13
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If you didn't catch Dee Alexander performing around town this year, you need to get out more. The protean Chicago singer was ubiquitous in clubs, concert halls and festivals, proving that her...
2014/12/12 04:25
2014/12/12 04:25
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The headline attraction at the Udawalawe National Park November 25 The drive from Bandaranaike International Airport to my hotel in central Colombo is some 35km but the Katunayake Expressway and what...
2014/12/10 17:23
2014/12/10 17:23
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Captiva Memorial Library has books of note for readers who are musically inclined: "Decomposition: A Music Manifesto" by Andrew Durkin "'Decomposition' is a bracing, revisionary, and provocative...
2014/12/10 15:22
2014/12/10 15:22
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For the past few years, Brooklyn has been charmed. From the New York Times to the HBO show Girls, the media has taken to calling this borough "the New Brooklyn," a place of coffee shops and artisanal...
2014/12/10 13:47
2014/12/10 13:47
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JazzTimes interviewed author Gavin via email. Why Peggy Lee? What attracted you to her story?I’m deeply attracted to tales of artists who led tumultuous lives, full of struggle and conflict that...
2014/12/10 13:29
2014/12/10 13:29
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On the eve of the worldwide commemoration of Human Rights Day, United Nations Deputy Secretary-General, Jan Eliasson, today led in New York's historic Harlem neighborhood, a public reading of the...
2014/12/10 11:09
2014/12/10 11:09
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SPOTLIGHT: Fri., Dec. 12 — Screen "Ghosts of Johnston County" is a new 35-minute documentary about an unlikely corner of the "war on terror." Since 2005, activists have targeted Aero Contractors,...
2014/12/10 00:04
2014/12/10 00:04
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Joni Mitchell doesn't get out much these days -- aside from the occasional benefit in her honor or Clive Davis party, she travels away from her Los Angeles home once, maybe twice a year. And even then...
2014/12/09 22:13
2014/12/09 22:13
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In concert, in the classroom, on the radio and over the Internet, Seth Boustead uses every available platform to spread the word that classical music is a living tradition, an art form of vast...
2014/12/09 18:03
2014/12/09 18:03
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The best album ever made by Duke Ellington—which is to say, one of the best albums in jazz—is also one of his least-known. It attracted scant attention upon its release, in 1951, and no particular...
2014/12/08 23:24
2014/12/08 23:24
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... image credit: Supplied With only two more shows remaining before Christmas, it’s time to tell you about the great present(ation)s Georgia Straight Jazz Society has to offer at the Avalanche Bar and...
2014/12/08 12:47
2014/12/08 12:47
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I am, as I once observed in this space, peculiarly unsentimental about objects. All of the relics of my past that I’ve felt moved to preserve fit into a single cardboard box that I scarcely ever open....
2014/12/08 05:19
2014/12/08 05:19
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It was a holiday experiment that, like a new favorite cookie recipe in an old cookbook, someone should have tried to make many Decembers ago. The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra offered its first family...
2014/12/07 19:48
2014/12/07 19:48
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Let’s begin with the radio in the 1979 Chevy Nova my grandma Cele gave me. A volume knob, a tuning knob, and five preset buttons for cementing a relationship with AM radio—that was it. At one point,...
2014/12/07 17:05
2014/12/07 17:05
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It's The Nutcracker, but definitely not as we know it. The Bang Group has taken apart every little kid’s favorite Christmas show and put it back together in a totally surprising, mind-bending new way....
2014/12/06 21:47
2014/12/06 21:47
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The night began with the march “Peanut Brittle Brigade” from the Nutcracker Suite as arranged by Duke Ellington and Billy Strayhorn. This powerful opener had echoes of Ellington running all through...
2014/12/16 13:41
2014/12/16 13:41
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