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Grammy Award changes affect classical, jazz categories

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WFIU Fundraiser for Classical Music Endowment – Thomas Baldner
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Grammy Award changes affect classical, jazz categories
Grammy changes for classical, jazz fields
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Fewer categories for Grammy music awards
The US Recording Academy, the group that hands out the annual Grammy music awards, said Wednesday that it would trim the number of its prizes from 109 to 78.
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Lyric soprano comes home to sing at St. Peter’s; recalls sitting in Mrs. Schulte’s class at Mass
Christine Westhoff sings classical music in churches throughout the United States and in Europe, but there’s nothing like coming home.
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Classical music still effective at dispersing loitering teens
The regional transit department in Portland, Ore., has been playing orchestral and operatic tunes at light-rail stations in an attempt to prevent vandalism. The regional transit department in Portland, Ore., has been playing orchestral and operatic tunes at light-rail stations in an attempt to prevent vandalism.
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Cultural Life: Patrick Wolf, musician
Music: I have been re-listening to one of my favourite albums called ‘Winter in the Belly of a Snake’ by Venetian Snares, the performing alias of Aaron Funk. It’s a beautiful concept record with an amazingly futuristic, electronic sound. It really puts so-called dub-step to shame. To de-stress I always turn to Stephan Micus. His contemporary take on classical, renaissance and medieval music …
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Las Vegas • Brad Paisley kicked off the Academy of Country Music Awards on Sunday with a little help from friends. Three members of the iconic group Alabama joined Paisley on his new song “Old Alabama,” bringing the crowd at the MGM Grand to its feet Sunday night.
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Steppenwolf Steps Away from the “Wild” Side in 1968′s Powerful “The Pusher”
share: digg facebook twitter The emerging rock group gained nationwide fame through the 1969 counterculture classic, Easy Rider, where their hard-driving music perfectly accompanied the film’s story of rebellion. The song does not flinch from disturbing words, saying that the dealer may “sell sweet dreams” but is ultimately destroying people’s lives (communicated effectively through the line …
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Taylor Swift, Miranda Lambert top ACM Awards
The young women of country ruled The Academy of Country Music Awards on Sunday night with Taylor Swift winning the prestigious entertainer of the year award and the night’s top nominee, Miranda Lambert, taking home a…
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Lambert’s “House” completes clean sweep of awards
LAS VEGAS (AP) – “The House That Built Me” took home the Academy of Country Music’s song of the year award Sunday night, giving the Miranda Lambert hit a clean sweep of the major country music awards. Written by Allen Shamblin and Tom Douglas, the song is special to Lambert because …
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Taylor Swift wins ACM entertainer of the year
Taylor Swift captured entertainer of the year at the Academy of Country Music awards Sunday night, beating out the likes of Keith Urban, Brad Paisley and the night’s overall winner, Miranda Lambert.
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Honoring Harvard’s roots in jazz

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Honoring Harvard’s roots in jazz
With rock ruling the airwaves and the fusion movement picking up steam, 1971 was not an auspicious year to launch a jazz program. But when Harvard University hired Tom Everett as the director of the marching and concert bands, the trombonist couldn’t resist the opportunity to slip some swing onto a campus where jazz received little recognition and less attention …
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Drama students present an American classic
Rockingham County High School students will literally be “Singin’ in the Rain” at this year’s school production of the popular musical
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Defending Gulf Resort Classic champ Eger struggles in first
Defending champ shot a 3-over 75 on first day.
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TV Review: ‘SNL’: Elton John, genial host
Saturday Night Live was hosted by Elton John, but the cameos by Tom Hanks, Jake Gyllenhaal, and Carmelo Anthony regularly upstaged him — not that the genial John seemed to mind. After proclaiming, “The bitch is back!,”
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♫♫PIANO: Classical & Jazz Huge Sheet Music Collection♫♫

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School of Music’s Jazz Week swings

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School of Music’s Jazz Week swings
By: James El-Mallakh It was part celebration and part improvisation, as the University of Louisville celebrated that swinging music style and ndash; jazz. …
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Satisfaction! Rolling Stones selling HD catalog online
Lovers of high-fidelity audio are about to get some satisfaction.
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Tickets on sale for Young Texas Artists
Rising stars of classical music will perform at the 27th annual Young Texas Artists Music Competition’s Entergy Finalists’ Concert & Awards at 7:30 p.m. March 12 at the Crighton Theatre in dow
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Moving 60 pianos into the jungle: Vietnam’s music matriarch, now 92, preserved classical music
HANOI, Vietnam – Time was running out, and it wasn’t safe to stay. Sixty upright pianos had to be moved from Hanoi’s music conservatory to a village in the countryside where students could practice without the constant threat of American bombers.
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STRINGER: Bledsoe makes Texas impact on music
Texas music is marked by diversity, ranging from Willie Nelson’s outlaw ballads to Buddy Holly’s pulsating rock and roll to Van Cliburn’s classical piano.
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CD/DOWNLOAD/ALBUM: Shorty Rogers: Portrait of Shorty
As modern as Stan Kenton was in 1950, he wasn’t modern enough for Shorty Rogers. Rogers, like many members of Kenton’s band at the time, was a big fan of Count Basie and his orchestra’s dynamic ability to swing hard. While Kenton was obsessed with modern classical music in 1950, Rogers and others like Bud Shank, Art Pepper, Shelly Manne and Bob Cooper wanted a hipper sound that merged the blues …
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Cafe Del Mar Vol. 8 Digby Jones – Pina Colada (Jazz Mix)

January 17th, 2011 Ninoverolla music No comments
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Cafe Del Mar Vol. 8 Digby Jones – Pina Colada (Jazz Mix)




Cafe Del Mar Vol. 8 Digby Jones – Pina Colada (Jazz Mix) Nice smooth jazz! It has great rythm! Can sit back, relax and enjoy!
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Teenage jazz singer is hitting all the right notes

November 25th, 2010 Ninoverolla music No comments
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Teenage jazz singer is hitting all the right notes
Music was never in short supply in Claire Dickson’s Medford household. Whether it was her clarinetist father, Glenn , practicing for his part in Shirim Klezmer Orchestra, her brother Eric McDonald off to perform with his folk band, or the musical theater productions Claire began appearing in at a young age, she knew her way through a score.
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White Light Musical Festival, Discussed by Times Critics
The classical music critics of The New York Times discuss festivals as a means to attract new listeners, using the White Light festival as a jumping-off point.
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Lynn students enjoying hip-hop rivalry
LYNN – Lynn Classical senior Jeremias Jimenez and Lynn English senior Caleb Michel have responded to the long rivalry between Lynn English and Lynn Classical High School in a way that has their fellow peers singing along.
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New Classical Tracks: Songs of Spain
On her new disc, mezzo Elina Garanca uses the character of Carmen as a starting point, but branches out into music with a gypsy connection, and music of Spain–an exploration that she describes with enthusiasm.
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Two schools share a mastery of classical music
For its fall show, the Brandeis-Wellesley Orchestra expertly performed three classical music pieces.
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Living in the Musical Moment: Classical Violin Meets Jazz

November 12th, 2010 Ninoverolla music No comments
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Living in the Musical Moment: Classical Violin Meets Jazz




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Music performance and discussion with Andy Stein and Lewis Porter.
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