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Concert review: Perth Modern School centenary concert

April 11th, 2011 Ninoverolla music No comments
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Concert review: Perth Modern School centenary concert




Concert review: Perth Modern School centenary concert
Music has been close to the heart of Perth Modern School for much of its 100-year history and this was glitteringly evident at a crowded concert to mark its centenary at the weekend.
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NCC hosts modern classical music fest
A new festival devoted to contemporary classical music hopes to educate students and people unfamiliar with the genre at the same time.North Central College presents its first New Music Festival on April 11-12. The festival will feature performances by contemporary music group Dal Niente and string quartet Brooklyn Rider. As part of the festival, acclaimed Uzbekistani composer Dmitri Yanov …
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‘Dancing With the Stars’: Bruno Tonioli channels ‘Black Swan’; everything happens to Kirstie Alley
“Dancing With the Stars” went classical tonight. To the ABC show, that meant fiery effects, a 46-piece orchestra, Paula Abdul in the audience, more glitzy costumes and judge Bruno Tonioli losing his mind.
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What is the future of music?
If you want to know where music is going, it helps to ask composers – preferably ones just beginning their careers such as Armand Ranjbaran.   After all, the 21-year-old Ranjbaran, along with his fellow classmates, will be shaping what music – especially classical music – will sound like in the coming decades in a world where a vast variety of new styles and sensibilities is only a few clicks …
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Shen Yun: ‘Everyone that can see should come’
LONDON—Lord Cobbold, excepted hereditary peer, came to the Shen Yun Performing Arts Touring Company’s classical Chinese dance and music performance, which debuted at The London Coliseum on April 5.
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GAC Album Review: Anna Wilson’s Countrypolitan Duets

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GAC Album Review: Anna Wilson’s Countrypolitan Duets




GAC Album Review: Anna Wilson’s Countrypolitan Duets
Anna Wilson & Friends Countrypolitan Duets Review By Daryl Addison Drawing inspiration from “That Nashville Sound” of the late 1950s and 60s when country music began incorporating the sounds of mainstream pop, Nashville-based singer/songwriter Anna Wilson’s latest project blends classic country and jazz through duets with stars from both genres. Ms. Wilson herself is uniquely [...]
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Ballet Tennessee To Perform At Creative Discovery Museum
Visitors to the Creative Discovery Museum may enjoy the classic tale of Peter and the Wolf in a unique performance by Ballet Tennessee on April 16. The program will tell the beloved story through dance and movement.
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Facing death, CNN sports legend embraces life
Nick Charles looks into the camera, as he’s done thousands of times before. Except he’s not calling a boxing match for sports fans around the world.
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Facing death, CNN sports legend embraces life
Nick Charles is dying. And his youngest is only 5. That fact has framed the sportscaster’s last months and days. He’s making video diaries for his daughter, building memories ‘so I am not a blur.’
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Music Review: Lullwater – Silhouette

March 22nd, 2011 Ninoverolla music No comments
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Music Review: Lullwater – Silhouette




Music Review: Lullwater – Silhouette
Classic rock with muscly guitar made for the festival season.
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‘Color Purple’ to debut
A classic Broadway musical is packing its bags, hitting the road and stopping in State College. “The Color Purple” will premiere at 7:30 tonight at Eisenhower Auditorium as part of the show’s U.S. tour. The show will run until Wednesday.
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Charming ‘Sound of Music’ at JPAS remains one of theater’s favorite things
Young actress’ vibrant performance as Maria tops a fine production of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s final work.
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Dressage dances to Robbie’s tune
British dressage rider Richard Davison will be rocking to the beat of some of Robbie Williams’ classic pop songs in the run-up to the London 2012 Olympics.
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Ralph Mooney dies at 82; influential steel guitarist played with Buck Owens, Waylon Jennings and Merle Haggard
Mooney was one of the architects of the ‘Bakersfield sound’ of country music, a louder, more rhythmically propulsive version of the music coming out of Nashville in the ’50s. He co-wrote the hit ‘Crazy Arms,’ which became a No. 1 hit in 1956. Ralph Mooney, the influential steel guitarist whose crisp, melodically rich and rhythmically buoyant sound bolstered dozens of country music hits by …
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Music Review: Lullwater – Silhouette
Like Philpot, Lullwater riffs on classic rock, a muscly guitar/garage rock, even while hinting at the harder-edged side of R.E.M.
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Review: Hamlisch recollects career with wit, style and, as always, music

March 13th, 2011 Ninoverolla music No comments
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Review: Hamlisch recollects career with wit, style and, as always, music




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Review: Hamlisch recollects career with wit, style and, as always, music
Talent, hard work and luck are the classic ingredients of success, and it doesn’t hurt when they are present to extravagant degrees. At Thursday night’s Pittsburgh Symphony Pops concert, Marvin Hamlisch displayed many talents, shared fruits of a lifetime of hard work and told wonderful stories of his repeated good fortune.
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Canucks get win in Calgary
CALGARY — The retro night theme meant plenty of good and bad 1980s music and movie trailers. It didn’t end there. The Calgary Flames got caught up in a high-scoring clash right out of the era of mullets and neon-coloured shirts, falling 4-3 to the Vancouver Canucks Saturday night.
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Legendary Jazz drummer Joe Morello dies at 82
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) – Legendary jazz drummer Joe Morello, whose virtuosity and command of odd time signatures made him an integral part of the Dave Brubeck Quartet on such classic recordings as “Take Five” and “Blue Rondo a la Turk,” has died at age 82. Family members said Morello died Saturday …
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“It’s All Just Music”: George Porter Jr. and Brian Stoltz Maintain The Meters Legacy
The Meters are often credited with helping to originate funk music, while remaining intimately tied to the Mardi Gras sounds of their native New Orleans.
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Music DVD Review: Heart – Night at Sky Church

March 12th, 2011 Ninoverolla music No comments
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Music DVD Review: Heart – Night at Sky Church




Music DVD Review: Heart – Night at Sky Church
2010 concert highlights the best of Heart.
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Two ‘circuses’ come to Portsmouth today (and tonight)
The New Shanghai Circus, “Cirque de Chine,” is at The Music Hall, 28 Chestnut St., Portsmouth, today for a 3 p.m. matinee and a 7:30 p.m. performance, and tonight the local fun time party band, The Jumbo Circus Peanuts, celebrates Mardi Gras a little…
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Music Review: The Allman Brothers – Wipe The Windows, Check The Oil, Dollar Gas
The Allman Brothers: Chapter 7.
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Great music Crenshaw’s favorite waste of time
Making a classic debut album can be both a blessing and a curse. Marshall Crenshaw, who performs here Thursday at the all-ages AMSDConcerts, knows this all too well.
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Christina Aguilera Accused of Song Theft
If Christina Aguilera’s hit “Ain’t No Other Man” sounds like a classic, that’s because its infectious beat comes from a 43-year-old song
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This weekend’s music picks
Nancy Dunham Examiner Correspondent Thursday OMD. The classic U.K. rockers show off their stuff and perhaps a few tracks from their upcoming album. With Oh Land. Details: $ 35; 7:30 p.m.; 9:30 Club, 815 St. NW; 800-955-5566; 930.com Friday Tommy Castro. The blues-rock guitarist plays music with plenty of Memphis soul. With Tinsley Ellis. Details: $ 19; must be 18 or older to attend; 7 p.m. doors …
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Book Review: Led Zeppelin: Easy Guitar Anthology by Alfred Publishing Staff

March 10th, 2011 Ninoverolla music No comments
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Book Review: Led Zeppelin: Easy Guitar Anthology by Alfred Publishing Staff




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Book Review: Led Zeppelin: Easy Guitar Anthology by Alfred Publishing Staff
The Led Zeppelin: Easy Guitar Anthology from the Alfred Music Publishing Company is just about the perfect gift for the budding guitar player/ Led Zeppelin fan in your life. The Anthology contains words and music to 20 classic Zep tunes. Better than that however is the fact that besides being given …
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Haggard, Kristofferson bring their tunes to Music Hall
They would appear to have only one thing in common, but it’s a doozy. Merle Haggard and Kris Kristofferson are country music’s greatest living songwriters (give or take Dallas Frazier, and with apologies to Willie Nelson). What’s more, they stand among the greatest American songwriters, ever, regardless of genre.
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Powys music scene – String The Marionette’s edgy twist
IT was approaching 10pm on a chilly Saturday night during the “Teller Promotions” gig night in Welshpool’s Raven Inn, when I first heard this week’s band, who go by the name of ‘String The Marionette’.
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Jimmie Dale Gilmore celebrates classic country
At 65, Texas twangsmith Jimmie Dale Gilmore has become a philosopher who teaches courses at the Esalen Institute in Big Sur and the Omega Institute for Holistic Studies in New York. So he’ll consider the question — what exactly has gone wrong with country music today? — with precision. “For my taste, and for what I call country, there’s almost none of it left anymore,” he says. “If you turn on a …
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What’s playing on screens around Toronto
Canadian Music Week has impressive slate of movie offerings.
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Musical Performance Listings for March 10
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Music Review – The Dehumanizers/Deep Throat – A New World Odor; Various Artists – Retro As Hell: A Tribute To The …

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Music Review – The Dehumanizers/Deep Throat – A New World Odor; Various Artists – Retro As Hell: A Tribute To The …




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Music Review – The Dehumanizers/Deep Throat – A New World Odor; Various Artists – Retro As Hell: A Tribute To The …
The Dehumanizers may not have been the first Seattle punk band, but they were the first to be labeled “infamous.” Back in the mid-eighties, Frank Zappa was battling the censorship-driven PMRC on the national stage. With their debut single “Kill Lou Guzzo,” The Dehumanizers brought the fight …
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Jazz fest diary 2: Bob James, Hubert Laws, world music
The 2011 Philippine International Jazz Festival is on its last few climactic gigs. London-based Mishka Adams and New York-based saxophonist Jon Irabagon, winner of the latest Thelonious Monk Jazz Competition, are here.
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VIDEO: School of Rock crafts score to famous silent film
Thomas CelonaStaff Writer A classic silent film is about to become not-so-silent.
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Christina Aguilera Accused of Song Theft
If Christina Aguilera’s hit “Ain’t No Other Man” sounds like a classic, that’s because its infectious beat comes from a 43-year-old song
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Theater review: ‘Shout! The Mod Musical’ from Winter Park Playhouse

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Theater review: ‘Shout! The Mod Musical’ from Winter Park Playhouse
Based on the audience response, there is a demographic who enjoys “Shout! The Mod Musical,” a revue of ’60s music onstage at Winter Park Playhouse. Alas, I am not part of that demographic. With its tired jokes and patronizing stereotypes, this show does the decade no favors. I wasn’t around for the Swinging Sixties — [...]
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Local musicians perform Thursday in Pinconning
Local musicians perform classic country and gospel music at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Pinconning Township Hall, 1751 Cody Estey Road.
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Music Matters: Live music summary
THE BAND: Tiger! Tiger!: From Atlanta’s Underground Scene   ABOUT: Out of the garage and underground Atlanta music scene, Tiger! Tiger! will rock the Wormhole this Saturday, and this female-headed group of five has been described as “sultry and frenetic, obsessive and triumphant as vocalist, guitarist and principal songwriter Buffi Aguero cruelly croons away, kicking at the rubble of love in the …
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Theater review: ‘Shout! The Mod Musical’ from Winter Park Playhouse
Based on the audience response, there is a demographic who enjoys “Shout! The Mod Musical,” a revue of ’60s music onstage at Winter Park Playhouse.
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Hohner SqueezeBox App For The Apple iPad, iPhone, and iPod Touch
Hohner announces the introduction of a revolutionary new app for the Apple iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch: the Hohner SqueezeBox. Mimicking the layout of Hohner’s iconic Corona Classic diatonic accordion, this intuitive virtual accordion app feature a super responsive, three-row fingerboard that plays and sounds like the traditional instrument. Glen Allen, VA (PRWEB) March 4, 2011 Hohner announces …
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Live review: Gang of Four at the Music Box

February 24th, 2011 Ninoverolla music No comments
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Live review: Gang of Four at the Music Box




Live review: Gang of Four at the Music Box
What happens when innovations become tropes? That depends on the innovators, as was made smashingly clear by Monday’s performance at the Music Box by Gang of Four (more about smashing later). The U.K. quartet’s classic 1979 album Entertainment! heralded the…
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Music Review: Brian Robertson – Diamonds And Dirt
Time machine activated to restore Brian Robertson to classic rock stage
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Vern’s offers food, drink, comfort
Vern’s owner Henry Kohl and longtime friend Scott Davis have put a new spin on their classic establishment and the result is the comfortable good time one might expect at an ol’ time pub. Yes, there is still fine dining and a little tickling of the ivories for dinner music, but now a variety of musical offerings liven up the mix, and the atmosphere is casual.
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Live review: Wanda Jackson at the El Rey Theatre

January 24th, 2011 Ninoverolla music No comments
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Live review: Wanda Jackson at the El Rey Theatre




Live review: Wanda Jackson at the El Rey Theatre
Jack White is a gifted guitarist obsessed with elusive morsels of rock’s past — archeological evidence of the music’s soul. Having been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2009, Wanda Jackson is officially a living, yodeling…
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Some albums to watch in 2011
(Reuters) – The music business was pummelled again in 2010 with sales tumbling nine percent globally.
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New Artist Spotlight: T Merk [Video]
Birmingham, Alabama’s own T. Merk is burning up the southern music scene with his laid-back country vocals over classic hits.
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Universal Music Group (UMG) to Release Classic Out-of-Print CDs Using the CreateSpace Cutting-Edge Disc on Demand …
NEW YORK & CHARLESTON, S.C.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Universal Music Group (UMG) to Release Classic Out-of-Print CDs Using the CreateSpace Cutting-Edge Disc on Demand Technology
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PHOTO GALLERY: Thousands endure Cloverdale heat to get a taste of annual Blueberry Festival
The Surrey Classic Show N Shine car show is one of the main attractions of the Blueberry Festival, as shown in this reflection off a classic Ford.
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