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ARTICLE: UNDER THE RADAR

Dai Liang, aka A Bu: Beijing Prodigy

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In 1950, in the wake of World War II and the early years of the Cold War, the Chinese Communist Party under Mao Zedong founded the Central Conservatory of Music as a consolidation of several musical institutions. Located in Beijing, the school resides on the former site of the seventeenth century residence of one Prince Yixuan. ...

NEWS: EVENT

NEC Announces 2015 Honorary Degree Recipients, Commencement Speaker

NEC Announces 2015 Honorary Degree Recipients, Commencement Speaker

Jazz Pianist and Leader Ahmad Jamal, Soprano Jessye Norman, Violinist Kyung-Wha Chung, and Pianist Russell Sherman to Receive Degrees Sherman, Distinguished Artist-in-Residence at NEC, to Give Commencement Address Annual Exercises to be Held May 17, 2015 in NEC’s Jordan Hall New England Conservatory will bestow honorary Doctor of Music (hon. D.M.) degrees on four distinguished musicians at its 144th annual Commencement Exercises, Sunday, May ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

TD Toronto Jazz Festival, Days 4-10: June 27-July 3, 2011

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TD Toronto Jazz Festival 2011
Toronto, Canada
June 24-July 3, 2011

Monday, June 27, 2011

On Monday evening, fans had a few hard choices to make among the headliners. At Koerner Hall, award-winning Dee Dee Bridgewater paid tribute to Lady Day, Billie Holiday.

Meanwhile at the Enwave Theatre, Kurt Elling ...