New documentary tells the story of Montreal jazz master Oscar Peterson

Breadcrumb Links Music Movies Culture Celebrity “If you want to talk about the great jazz musicians of the world, you had better include Oscar Peterson,” says director Author of the article: Chris Chevalier Avrich still remembers Peterson’s generosity on stage. “Maybe the Canadian in him.” The opinions and recommendations are …

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Natalie Hemby: Pins and Needles album review

Over the years of creating material for others, songwriter Natalie Hemby has specialized in creating songs around thoughtful characters. Country music, fortunately, thrives on storytelling. At Have ants, the artist who won a publishing contract barely out of his teens tackles her own tunes, songs she could have written for …

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Kit Downes set to descend on Cork this weekend

When the English pianist and composer Kit Downes was ten years old and a chorister at Norwich Cathedral, he was encouraged to start playing the church pipe organ, one of the largest in the country. He learned the technique and a bit of organ repertoire for hymns and psalms, but …

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Kacey and Cash and country music

October 17 — The recording of “Where Have All the Flowers Gone” by Pete Seeger turned out to be such a good song that The Kingston Trio, Peter, Paul and Mary and even Trini Lopez and Johnny Rivers have had success with. Although this is a song about the loss …

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