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2011-08-20 00:00:32

State-of-the art technology lets Triangle audiences hear Gershwin himself play. Durham, NC (PRWEB) August 19, 2011 Zenph Sound Innovations and Raleigh Little Theatre announce dates for their newest live production, Zenph Presents Jazz Legends: Gershwin At The Piano.

2010-06-29 06:00:00

BURBANK, Calif., June 29 /PRNewswire/ -- It's an unprecedented meeting of two legendary musical minds, separated by 70 years.

2010-03-11 06:06:00

HONOLULU, Hawaii, March 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Hiromi Kanda doesn't just sing the standards, she embodies them.

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2009-02-23 13:44:22

Singer Stevie Wonder is to debut his latest song at a special concert at the Library of Congress in Washington, the library said. Honored as this year's Gershwin Prize recipient by the Library of Congress, Wonder will perform Monday for the first time his new track, which was specially commissioned by the library and is to be performed alongside a full orchestra. The invitation-only concert is being produced by American Idol band leader Rickey Minor and kicks off a week of festivities...


Word of the Day
cassation
  • The abrogation of a law by a higher authority; annulment.
  • In music, during the eighteenth century, a song or an instrumental piece similar to the serenade, intended for performance in the open air.
The word 'cassation' comes from the French 'cassation', from Latin 'casso' ("destroy, annul").
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