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19 Novembre 2018

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  • Indian Sun: The Life and Music of Ravi Shankar by Oliver Craske – review 31 Mar 2020 07:49 The Guardian On the eve of what would have been his 100th birthday (he died at 92), Ravi Shankar remains one of the most famous and influential Indians of modern times, perhaps second only to Mahatma Gandhi himself. Every passing twang or drone of a sitar still evokes …
  • Music group seeks minister's audience 31 Mar 2020 07:22 Jamaica Observer KAREN Smith, president of Jamaica Federation of Musicians and Affiliates Union (JFMAU), is seeking audience with Entertainment and Culture Minister Olivia “Babsy” Grange, in relation to relief recommendations for the music and creative industries which …
  • Bringing music to Red Wing's winter 31 Mar 2020 07:04 South Washington County Bulletin Sam Brown is the creator of Big Turn. After working to co-create a festival in Oregon and then starting the Midwest Music Fest in Winona, Minnesota, Brown returned to his hometown to try and bring excitement to the dark and cold months . “It’s just a great …
  • Rufus Du Sol’s Live from Joshua Tree is a vision of what music will be like in 2020 31 Mar 2020 06:30 Sunday Times It started out as a joke, but Rufus Du Sol’s Live from Joshua Tree is a vision of what music will be like in 2020. And it all started with a joke. Inspired by a two-day writing trip at California’s Joshua Tree, dual Grammy Award-nominated electro trio …
  • Music to the ears: How the music industry has been revived by the digital age 31 Mar 2020 05:50 City A.M. A lot has changed in the music industry from the position it found itself in 20 years ago. In 1999, with Westlife, Fatboy Slim and Britney Spears at the top of the charts, global music revenues peaked at more than $39bn.  A decade later, the emergence of …
  • Country Music Singer Joe Diffie Dies Of Coronavirus Complications At 61 31 Mar 2020 05:39 Politics Daily NEW YORK (AP) — Country singer Joe Diffie, who had a string of hits in the 1990s with chart-topping ballads and honky-tonk singles like “Home” and “Pickup Man,” has died after testing positive for COVID-19. He was 61.Diffie on Friday announced he had …
  • Vanderbilt's Blair School of Music names Candelaria new dean 31 Mar 2020 05:38 Nashville Ledger
  • Reggae music pioneer dies from coronavirus 31 Mar 2020 05:27 Jamaica Gleaner The death of British reggae pioneer Delroy Washington, who passed away last Friday, is as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. His friend, Winston Francis, another veteran reggae singer who is also based in the United Kingdom, confirmed this to The …
  • The Kindness Kombi bringing laughter and music to people in isolation 31 Mar 2020 05:26 Australian Broadcasting Corporation Posted March 31, 2020 14:01:30 As communities endure a partial lockdown and isolation becomes the norm, a couple and their colourful Kombi van have been driving Adelaide's suburbs to bring people a little sunshine. Keith Riddiford and his wife Leanne …
  • Enjoy World-class Chamber Music 31 Mar 2020 05:25 Island Eye News By Sandra Nikolajevs for The Island Eye News Violinist Rachel Barton Pine, above, and harpsichordist Jory Vinikour will join CMC musicians for an Oct. 13 performance. Chamber Music Charleston has announced its schedule for the 2020-21 season, the …