Saturday , November 20 2021

Music

Exclusive Interview: Igor Shakhman, Executive Director, Vancouver Symphony Orchestra USA

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When the Delta variant deprived the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra USA of its venue for a long-awaited return to in-person concerts, Executive Director Igor Shakhman had to get creative.

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Music DVD Review: ‘The Soul of the Midnight Special’ – 10-Disc Set

Oh yeah, the motherlode of 1970s soul and R&B, performed live by dozens of the era’s top artists on Burt Sugarman’s The Midnight Special. Spread over ten discs, The Soul of the Midnight Special doesn’t offer complete episodes of the late-night TV show (with an exception, more on that later). This …

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Music Reviews: The Beatles’ ‘Let It Be’ Special Edition, plus Sean Rowe, Lizard Music, and Mark Rogers

The latest in a series of Beatles box sets focuses on 1970's 'Let It Be' and includes a previously unreleased alternate version of the album.

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Music Reviews: Tennessee Ernie Ford and Brinsley Schwarz, plus Jeremy Ferrara, Tony Kamel, Noel McKay, and Nathan Bell

Standouts from Tennessee Ernie Ford's long career, a solo outing from veteran British rocker Brinsley Schwarz, and more new releases.

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Music Reviews: New Albums Pay Tribute to Bob Dylan, Gordon Lightfoot, Led Zeppelin, and Walter Hyatt of Uncle Walt’s Band

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Chrissie Hynde interprets Bob Dylan and other new CDs pay tribute to Gordon Lightfoot, Led Zeppelin, and a member of Uncle Walt's Band.

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Music Reviews: David Fulmer – ‘Sky’s Acetylene’ and Apollo Chamber Players – ‘With Malice Toward None’

Apollo Chamber Players With Malice Toward None

A captivating piece by David Fulmer and an inventive collection of folk-influenced music from the Apollo Chamber Players

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Music Reviews: Ruth Brown, Laura Nyro, Dori Freeman, James McMurtry, Al Ross & the Planets, Bren Holmes, and Chillingsworth Surfingham

An anthology from R&B queen Ruth Brown, Laura Nyro at age 18, a Dori Freeman gem, and more new releases you ought to hear.

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