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A Brief History of Danilo Perez PDF Print E-mail
Feature Stories
Tuesday, 06 February 2001 18:00
Danilo Perez was born in Panama in 1966. His father, also called Danilo, was a singer. At the age of three, Danilo would play bongos when attending his father’s rehearsals. He took up the guitar at the age of five and by the time he was 10, he was studying piano at the National Conservatory in Panama.

 
Danilo Perez Brings His Melting-Pot Jazz to Town PDF Print E-mail
Feature Stories
Tuesday, 06 February 2001 18:00
It’s a shame that most of the Quad Cities will see only one side of Danilo Perez during his week-long visit here as part of Quad City Arts’ award-winning Visiting Artist series. When he performs on February 10 at Augustana College’s Centennial Hall, you’ll have the opportunity to see the focused jazz master infusing the most American of music forms with folk music and the musical history of his native Latin America.

 
The Pimps Are Unsigned (Again) PDF Print E-mail
Feature Stories
Tuesday, 30 January 2001 18:00
In an irony well-suited to the band’s name, The Pimps used Mickey Mouse, then chucked him. The Rockford, Illinois, rock/rap/funk (and sometimes jazz and country) band signed with ABC/Disney subsidiary Hollywood Records ($1 million for two albums), released last year’s To a Cool Person, Stay That Way, toured with Insane Clown Posse, nabbed a spot alongside Metallica and Limp Bizkit on the Mission: Impossible 2 soundtrack, and then left the label.

 
Comfortable as an Old Married Couple PDF Print E-mail
Feature Stories
Tuesday, 30 January 2001 18:00
After a couple decades as a band, some developments are largely inevitable: You’ll have reached a certain comfort level with your music and your fellow musicians, you’ll have achieved a degree of technical prowess, and you’ll run out of album titles.

 
The Residents Find a Home on DVD PDF Print E-mail
Music News
Written by John James   
Tuesday, 30 January 2001 18:00
Back when MTV weaved its way into the cable-ready homes of America in 1981, the industry machine of producing music videos was just beginning, and if you were there in those early broadcast hours, you surely remember the strange flow of primitive imagery that made the magic box such a mesmerizing experience.

 
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