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Music and DVD Review: Pete Seeger ‘Pete-Pak’: ‘pete’ and ‘Living Music Festival’ with Paul Winter Consort

In his old age Pete Seeger was a towering near-deity to the Hudson Valley folkies I know, those who'd had the opportunity to know or at least run into the man whom I've come to think of as folk music's Great Integrator.

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Music Review: Fela Ransome Kuti & His Koola Lobitos – ‘Highlife-Jazz and Afro-Soul (1963-1969)’

Good music is good music and while it’s not necessarily what you might think of when you think of Fela Kuti, this release is an amazing document of an artist coming into his own.

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Music Review: Anthony Braxton – ‘Trillium J: The Non-Unconfessionables (Composition No. 380)’ Box Set

With the release of 'Trillium J,' Anthony Braxton redefines - or at least redeciphers - what opera should sound like in the 21st century. Here's a hint: Compelling.

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Concert Review (NYC): ‘Songs for Eternity’ with Ute Lemper – Music from Ghetto and Concentration Camp

For three decades, Italian musician Francesco Lotoro has traveled the world collecting manuscripts of music written in concentration camps and the Jewish ghettoes during World War II by victims and survivors of the Holocaust.

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EXCLUSIVE: Ute Lemper, Chanteuse Extraordinaire and Citizen of the World, on New Album, Collaboration with Paulo Coelho and More

The Olivier Award-winning cabaret singer tells us about her creative process, her collaboration with novelist Paolo Coelho and a raft of international musicians on 'The 9 Secrets,' life on the road, and the Blizzard of 2016 in New York.

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