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Symphony Sampler a Worthy – but Misguided – Recorded Debut PDF Print E-mail
Feature Stories
Tuesday, 20 November 2001 18:00
With a robust musical tradition to draw on, the Quad City Symphony Orchestra (QCSO) has released its first full-length CD, an assembly of movements and snippets drawn from recordings by Augustana’s WVIK public-radio station.

 
Brother Cleans Up at Country-Music Awards PDF Print E-mail
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Written by John James   
Tuesday, 13 November 2001 18:00
• I let out a holler and a hoot over the smashing success of the O Brother, Where Art Thou? soundtrack at the 35th annual Country Music Association Awards in Nashville, as the set won best album and single for “I Am a Man of Constant Sorrow” by the Soggy Bottom Boys featuring vocalist Dan Tyminski.

 
Up-and-Coming Jazz Artist Enthralls Audiences PDF Print E-mail
Feature Stories
Tuesday, 13 November 2001 18:00
One of the primary goals of any artist, especially a jazz musician, is to have a distinctive style. Knowledgeable jazz musicians and even fans can hear just a few bars of Clark Terry, Miles Davis, John Coltrane, Milt Jackson, Thelonious Monk, and many others and easily recognize who is playing.

 
Symphony Soars in All-Russian Concert PDF Print E-mail
Feature Stories
Tuesday, 06 November 2001 18:00
Sergei Rachmaninoff was an average composer and an excellent performer. He composed mainly in the 20th Century, yet the Romantic idiom dominated his work; while other composers were exploring the edges of modern composition, Rachmaninoff was unable to move beyond the high drama of the 1800s.

 
A Funky Blackout Headed to The District PDF Print E-mail
Feature Stories
Tuesday, 06 November 2001 18:00
The man who goes by the name Fuzz might not realize just how appropriate his moniker is. In talking about his eight-piece funk band Deep Banana Blackout, Fuzz (née James San Giovanni) pretty much apologizes for every decision he and his cohorts have made over the past year.

 
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