The Wimberley Bluegrass Band

The Wimberley Bluegrass Band
Ever wonder what it would be like to be in a band with your siblings? Perhaps you dreamt about it long ago. These four siblings realized that dream. The Wimberley Bluegrass Band is comprised of four juniors, all siblings, at Chapman University. Danielle …
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Bluegrass Pipeline Announces Open Season
TULSA, Okla. & HOUSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Bluegrass Pipeline LLC, a joint venture between Williams (NYSE:WMB) and Boardwalk Pipeline Partners, LP (NYSE: BWP) (Boardwalk), today announced that it will be commencing a binding Open Season to determine industry …
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Bluegrass Patriots release gospel CD
This year marks two events for the Bluegrass Patriots–the release of a long-awaited all-gospel CD and the group’s 25th birthday. The CD, remastered from earlier recordings, finally delivers what bluegrass lovers have requested for years–favorite gospel …
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The Twenty Best Indie-Rock Bassists in Denver, 2016 Edition

The Twenty Best Indie-Rock Bassists in Denver, 2016 Edition
The bassist is an oft-underappreciated member of a band. But the low end is the soul of the music, and a talented, mindful, imaginative and patient bass player can turn a merely good song into a great one by giving it texture. Denver is especially brimming …
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Blues Guitar Prodigy Quinn Sullivan Shares His Top 5 Albums
bassists Michael Rhodes and Tom Macdonald and guitarist Rob McNelley. Quinn Sullivan caught the eye of his hero Buddy Guy at the age of eight, and since this point, the pair has never looked back. As a result of their beautiful friendship Sullivan has …
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Randolph High School bass player honored as Music Student of the Month
Paul has helped mentor younger bassists and always leads by example in orchestra. He is always at rehearsals on time, which in the music world means he is always at least 15 minutes early to a rehearsal. He is willing to go out on a limb to answer …
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El Paso Symphony Youth Orchestras name director

El Paso Symphony Youth Orchestras name director
The El Paso Symphony Youth Orchestras and El Paso Symphony Orchestra boards of trustees announced the appointment of James O. Welsch as music director and general manager of the EPSYOs and assistant conductor of EPSO. “We are very fortunate to have James …
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League of American Orchestras & New Music USA Announce 12 New Music Alive Residencies
Twelve orchestras and composers have been selected to receive Music Alive: New Partnerships grants of $ 7,500 each, the League of American Orchestras and New Music USA announced today. Matching composers and orchestras who have not previously worked …
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5 Bizarre Dark Sides to Modern Orchestras
Most people think of the orchestra as a hoity-toity elevator music club invented for your granny’s listening pleasure. And while it’s true that most members of their audiences are probably knocking on death’s door, playing in one must still be an honorable …
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How to Shop for Classical Music on Vinyl

How to Shop for Classical Music on Vinyl
So, you’ve decided to nerd up your record collection and expand your aural palette by getting into classical music on vinyl? Awesome! But where to start? The good news is that high-quality classical vinyl is relatively easy to find. The great news is …
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Is Classical Education Revitalizing Christian Culture?
Patrick Henry College recently brought more honor to the exciting renewal of classical education nationwide. Not only has the small liberal-arts school in Purcellville, Virginia, won nine of the last twelve American Moot Court Association National …
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This Video Of Candy Melting To Classical Music Is Oddly Hypnotizing
I’m not entirely sure what the human fascination with melting objects/food is. I get that in some weird sense, it’s soothing (especially when featured with the reverse), but it’s also showcasing destruction and ruin. Yes, I know it’s just a gummy bear, but …
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WSUP plays more classic rock to please faculty

WSUP plays more classic rock to please faculty
With the nearest alternative rock radio station 38 miles away, WSUP decided to take the leap and change their current format of playing alternative rock music all day, even if it would mean losing listeners. Fortunately for the University of Wisconsin …
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iHeart Sweeps Top Classic Rock Station Award Picks.
The top classic rock stations in large, medium and small market categories have been announced by Team Rock, Classic Rock Magazine and KMG Networks. The three stations to be feted at the Classic Rock Awards Nov. 11 in Tokyo are all iHeartRadio properties …
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Metal Hammer and Classic Rock magazines to be saved from closure
Metal Hammer, Prog and Classic Rock magazines have been saved from closure, after being purchased by Future Publishing for the price of £800,000. 73 staff were put out of work and reportedly told they would not be paid for the month of December, when …
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‘Korean Madonna’ Kim Wan Sun to return with special album in April to celebrate 30 years since debut

‘Korean Madonna’ Kim Wan Sun to return with special album in April to celebrate 30 years since debut
Veteran singer Kim Wan Sun will be making a comeback! The ‘Korean Madonna’ will be holding a concert marking her 30th anniversary on April 15, where she’ll be revealing her new title song for the first time. According to an entertainment representative on …
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Pop diva Whitney Houston dies
Whitney Houston, the gospel-inspired pop singer who sold more than 140 million albums with her emotive renditions of such hits as “Greatest Love of All” and “I Will Always Love You,” and who struggled with drug abuse and a troubled marriage, died …
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Pop diva Katy Perry named woman of the year
Singer Katy Perry has been honoured with the woman of the year title at the 2014 Elle Style Awards. The 29-year-old was presented with the award in London, in recognition of her efforts to empower women across the world and her huge success in the music …
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Melissa Aldana Wins Thelonious Monk Competition For Saxophonists

musicMelissa Aldana Wins Thelonious Monk Competition For Saxophonists
At a ceremony and concert last night in Washington, D.C., the Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz named Melissa Aldana, 24, the winner of its annual competition for young musicians. The highest-profile event of its kind, this year’s competition was open to …
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Bruce Springsteen announces two saxophonists to replace the late, great Clarence Clemons on tour
Bruce Springsteen has announced that two saxophonists, including Clarence Clemons’ nephew, will join his upcoming world tour with the E Street Band. The announcement was made Thursday on Springsteen’s website. Springsteen says longtime collaborator …
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UT Tyler to offer workshop for saxophonists
The University of Texas at Tyler Department of Music will hold its UT Tyler Saxophone Day on Saturday, Dr. Michael Thrasher, School of Performing Arts director, announced. The event is set for 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the UT Tyler Center for the Musical Arts.
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Latest Pop Divas News

musicLily Allen Praises Pop Divas in ‘Sheezus’ Music Video – Watch Now!
“I don’t like being compared to other people because I’m quite aware that there are people who are far more talented and have better singing voices than me,” Lily told Rolling Stone about the song. “I don’t like being put in the same category …
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Russian pop diva Irina Allegrova’s Yerevan concert cancelled again
YEREVAN, FEBRUARY 28, ARMENPRESS. Russian singer Irina Allegrova’s Yerevan concert scheduled for March 5 has been cancelled. Organizers of the concert say all sold tickets will be refunded. The Forpostart Production said on its website the refund of the …
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Who Is The Most Popular Pop Music Diva of 2014? This Is What The Numbers Tell Us…
With access to music more readily available than ever, fans everywhere are able to listen to the most popular artists; in turn making it significantly more difficult to determine who the most popular artist is now. It used to be as simple as looking at …
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Latest Bluegrass News

musicFor singer Alison Krauss, bluegrass is a lifestyle
Alison Krauss has won 27 Grammys over the course of her 30-year recording career — the most ever for a woman and second most of all time. Her 2007 collaboration with Led Zeppelin’s Robert Plant earned five of those awards, including Album of the Year.
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10 Essential Bluegrass Artists You Need to Know
If the recent passing of music legend Earl Scruggs left you wanting to know more about bluegrass, then you’re in for a treat. Anna Schwaber and Chris Cloyd, the filmmakers behind The Porchlight Sessions, an exciting new documentary that traces the …
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Local chefs, live music liven up Wausau this weekend
WAUSAU – Whether you’re looking to catch some live music with friends or have a low-key night playing board games with community members, there’s something for everyone to do this weekend in Wausau. Here’s our weekly round-up of weekend events: 1.
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Latest Motown Soul News

musicMotown The Musical Tickets
The songs, the sound and the story of Motown The Musical celebrate 12 spectacular months in the West End! Motown The Musical uncovers the story of the legendary record label that changed music history and created the soundtrack of a generation. Featuring …
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Motown Dance Party Soul Sound Revue
Get your dancing shoes out and be ready to leave it all out on the dance floor. Undoubtedly the best Motown band in the land. An Infinity Hall favorite returns to satisfy your R&B craving, playing all your favorite hits and more.
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Launched – HITSVILLE The Birth Of Tamla Motown – Keith Rylatt
Keith Rylatt’s Hitsville! The Birth of Tamla Motown is the debut title from our new publishing arm. This fascinating story of the Tamla Motown Appreciation Society’s pivotal role in establishing the Motown Sound in Britain is lavishly illustrated over …
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