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'Stolen' £250k Tecchler violin is returned undamaged to owner

Musician reunited with 310-year-old instrument after it was hand back by man who took it from trainA 310-year-old antique violin worth £250,000 that was stolen from a train in London has been returned to its owner with no damage.Professional musician Stephen Morris, who said it was “devastating” to lose the instrument made by craftsman David Tecchler in 1709, reported the violin missing on 22 October. Continue reading...
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Lorde Shares How Her Dog’s Death Will Affect New Album Plans

We haven't heard much from Lorde since she wrapped up her tour in support of 2017's Melodrama. But now she's offered a rare update to her newsletter subscribers in a heartfelt note about the status of her third album and how it has been affected by the recent death of her …
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Lil Wayne Block is Hot Released 20 Years Ago Today

The debut album from Lil Wayne, The Block is Hot turns 20-years-old today. As we all know, Lil Wayne has turned into this iconic figure over the years. 20 years later, Lil Wayne has dropped 12 studio albums and countless mixtapes. Wayne has also been a part of some compilations, dropped a couple EPs and was a member of the Hot Boys. The Block is Hot eventually gone double platinum off the strength of the title track, which was his first single. It’s crazy to think that Lil Wayne was only 17 wh...
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Frank Ocean – “In My Room”

Frank Ocean still hasn't announced a new album, but we sure have been getting a lot of Frank Ocean songs lately. Two weeks ago, he released "DHL" and announced two new singles, "Dear April" and "Cayendo." On Thursday, he debuted a collab with Skepta at the latest … More »
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Bumbershoot’s future unclear as lead producer AEG reportedly steps away from ailing music festival

AEG Presents, which has been Bumbershoot's lead organizer the past five years, will reportedly not renew its contract to put on the long-running music and arts festival.
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START WITH OPTIMISM, AND IF THAT DOESN’T WORK, AIM FOR RESILIENCE: REBECCA KILGORE, ROSSANO SPORTIELLO, DAN BARRETT, JON BURR, RICKY MALACHI at JAZZ AT CHAUTAUQUA (Sept. 21, 2012)

There are maladies everywhere, but there are also cures.  You could see your doctor and get a prescription designed to take care of angst, malaise, and ennui; it would be a little plastic vial with a long name that would … Continue reading →
Tags: Wow, Bliss, Resilience, Optimism, Jazz, Irving Berlin, Fred Astaire, Dan Barrett, Harold Adamson, Jerome Kern, Dorothy Fields, Generosities, It's All True, Jazz Titans, The Heroes Among Us, The Real Thing


Nella Fantasia

Music is of one of my most enduring passions. I can’t play any musical instrument to save my life. But I am grateful that I love music and my taste is eclectic. And I am happy that I live in an age in which I have access to an inexhaustible source of music of all … Continue reading "Nella Fantasia"
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The Kingmaker is a movie about Imelda Marcos that snubs earlier documentary

My thrill in seeing Ramona Diaz’s film Imelda (2004), streaming for free online this month, was dampened by the hype surrounding a new film about the former first lady of the Philippines.I was puzzled to read about The Kingmaker (2019) by Lauren Greenfield, touted for its “unprecedented access” (Showtime) by a filmmaker “perfect” for the subject (Variety). Frankly shocked at the blatant erasure of Ramona Diaz’s pioneering access to Imelda Marcos, watching Greenfield’s film becomes a reckoning. W...
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Suhr Amp Talk :: RE: CAA PT100 or 50 in the UK

Author: lreese Posted: Fri Nov 01, 2019 6:50 pm (GMT -7) Topic Replies: 1 Looks like its user convertible per the user guide: Quote: FUSE AND VOLTAGE SELECTIONVoltage selection is made externally at the Power Entry Module. See diagram EX. 1Open cover using small blade screwdriver or similar tool. Set aside cover/fuse block assembly. Pull voltage selector card straight out of housing using an indicator pin, orient selector card so that the desired voltage is read...
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Brother Ali – “Secrets & Escapes” (Album Review)

This is the surprise 7th full-length album from Minneapolis veteran Brother Ali, the activist/battle emcee that first exploded in the underground with his 2003 sophomore album Shadows in the Sun along with his 2007 follow-up The Undisputed Truth. He just made a fantastic comeback in 2017 with All the Beauty in This Whole Life & with the Halloween season being over, he has teamed up with Evidence for Secrets & Escapes. The opener “Abu Enzo” talks about where he comes from over a lush instrumenta...
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