This year’s Music Now Festival was bigger and better than ever. I did not make it to everything, nor did I love everything that I heard, but much of what I did hear was spectacular. 224 more words
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Long known as the Dean of African American composers, Dr. William Grant Still was a legend in his own lifetime.
Dr. Still, who wrote more than 150 compositions ranging from operas to arrangements of folk themes, is best known as a pioneer. 369 more words
A new rule by the U.S. Department of Transportation requires airlines to allow musicians to board with their priceless Strads and other small musical instruments.This may not seem like a big deal to the average public — some of whom arrive with garbage-bag sized carry-ons and clamor to stuff it all in the overhead. 343 more words