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Nora Germain: Little Dipper

Nora Germain: Little Dipper

By John Wesley Reed Jr. Nora Francesca Germain was born 1991 in jny: Madison, Wisconsin. Now based in jny: Los Angeles with a BA in Jazz Studies from USC Thornton School of Music, she was the first violinist alumna of the Idyllwild Arts Academy. Mentor and collaborator Marshall Hawkins, former bassist for Miles Davis and Shirley ...

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Article: Take Five With...

Take Five With Nora Germain

Read "Take Five With Nora Germain" reviewed by Nora Germain


Meet Nora Germain:I am a 22-year-old jazz violinist living in Los Angeles. My parents were classical violinists in the Madison Symphony in Madison, Wisconsin, so I was raised with classical music. When I was 16, I went to Idyllwild Arts Academy in Southern California and met bassist Marshall Hawkins. Right then I decided to ...

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Article: Interview

Alexander Balanescu: The Aggressive Lyricism

Read "Alexander Balanescu: The Aggressive Lyricism" reviewed by Adriana Carcu


Alexander Balanescu, the London-based violinist of Romanian origin, leads the avant- garde string quartet Balanescu Quartet, formed in 1987. Before that, Balanescu was part of the Michael Nyman Ensemble and Arditti Quartet. Ever since he has worked closely with artists of various musical orientations such as saxophonist John Lurie, singer David Byrne, pianists Keith Tippett and ...

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Article: Interview

Davey Payne: Ready To Play

Read "Davey Payne: Ready To Play" reviewed by Sammy Stein


Davey Payne is known best for the time when he was saxophonist with British group, The Blockheads. His solo on the 1978 number 1 hit, “Hit Me With Your Rhythm Stick" was the first time a double sax solo had appeared on a hit record. Before he joined forces with Dury, who fronted The ...

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Article: Interview

Anoushka Shankar: A Celebration of Joy

Read "Anoushka Shankar: A Celebration of Joy" reviewed by Lloyd N. Peterson Jr.


Anoushka Shankar is one of the rare artists whose attitude and creativity reflects her love, respect and appreciation for all people and cultures in the world today. This is contrary to traditional teachings and beliefs, which have historically taught patriotism for one's country and culture specifically. But Anoushka Shankar is not your typical contemporary artist. Certainly ...

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Top Hat

Label: EMI Angel Digital
Released: 1981

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Музыка 1930-х Годов

Label: EMI Angel Digital
Released: 1980

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Tea For Two

Label: EMI Angel Digital
Released: 1978

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Fascinatin' Rhythm

Label: EMI Angel Digital
Released: 1975


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