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Zeppelin Fans Get a Treat from Theatre Chain PDF Print E-mail
Music - Feature Stories
Tuesday, 19 October 2004 18:00
• Led Zeppelin fanatics get a big screen treat this coming Monday evening at 35 Regal Cinemas across the country, as the theatre chain will dim the lights for a special showing of No Quarter: Jimmy Page & Robert Plant Unledded one day before its DVD release.

 
TV Soundtrack Revives 1970s FM Radio PDF Print E-mail
Music - Feature Stories
Tuesday, 12 October 2004 18:00
• The youthful audience of the WB network’s hit show Everwood is getting a music-history lesson with this Tuesday’s release of its original television soundtrack. The Nettwerk Records’ CD features current artists covering old-school FM-radio fare – from Kristen Hersh’s take on Cat Stevens’ “Trouble” to the Stereophonics’ spin on Roberta Flack’s soulful “The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face.

 
Kids of All Ages Targeted by New CDs PDF Print E-mail
Music - Feature Stories
Tuesday, 05 October 2004 18:00
• Smiles and tenderness abound with a hug-full of new CDs in which big stars sing to the child in all of us. Last week Epic Records released Mary Had a Little Amp, a delightful benefit CD funding the People for the American Way’s preschool organization, Project Kid Smart.

 
World Premiere Transforms Contradictions Into Art PDF Print E-mail
Music - Feature Stories
Tuesday, 05 October 2004 18:00
The October 2 opening concert of the Quad City Symphony Orchestra’s 90th season consisted of just two pieces: the world premiere of Stephen Andrew Taylor’s Transfiguration and the traditional Symphony No.

 
A Genre-Hopping Joy PDF Print E-mail
Music - Feature Stories
Tuesday, 05 October 2004 18:00
In 1989, the avant-garde composer and sax player John Zorn released Naked City, which I’ve always described as “death jazz.” The album featured an all-star band tackling music that ranged from short blasts of violent noise (with tracks as short as eight seconds) to beautifully atmospheric interpretations of classic film music, including a kick-ass version of the theme from the James Bond movies.

 
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