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23987
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Murphy introduces readers to musician David Holt, whose tunes reveal information about music and life in the Southern Appalachians. Holt created the Appalachian Music Program at Warren Wilson College in 1975.
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24095
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The Lake Eden Arts Festival (LEAF) sparked a non-profit organization created by Jennifer Pickering in 1995. LEAF was created as a global music festival, and because of this, Jennifer started LEAF International, an organization that encourages musicians from different countries around the world to facilitate arts programming in their own communities.
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Dave Combs built a Winston-Salem based record company called Combs Music, after leaving his previous job for AT&T. This article discusses his experiences working for AT&T and what ultimately led him to pursue other interests.
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24831
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The Charming Youngsters band began in Greenville’s underground music scene back in 2007. Now, the band is based in Durham, but the members and their musical style has matured. This article highlights the band’s history, their current plans, and their uncertain future.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 32 Issue 50, December 2015, p22-23, il, por Periodical Website
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For John Tosco, music is life. He has been playing the guitar since he was 8 years old and has been hosting music parties for most of his adult life. His children were even a band that toured briefly. He has been teaching music for years and is described as selfless, and the kind of guy who is always willing to give pointers on music.
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A 1983 graduate of ECU, Mark Kemp hit a high note in the area of music journalism, getting intimate with musicians such as David Bowie and Eric Clapton. After decades with MTV, VH1, and Rolling Stone, Kemp returned to roots in Charlotte where he writes about musical and cultural history.
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UNC student Tripp Gobble and local musician Al Mask co-founded Vinyl Records to help students produce their own music. Six bands are selected from auditions to perform in a free concert on campus. After the show, students vote for their favorite bands and the top three win a record deal.
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Endeavors (NoCar LD 3941.3 A3), Vol. 27 Issue 1, Fall 2010, p20-24, il, por Periodical Website
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25721
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Stephen Anderson is an assistant professor of jazz studies and composition. With the help of percussionist Joel Fountain, Anderson began writing his own songs and recording music. His musical style is described as progressive, modern jazz that draws on classical techniques.
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Endeavors (NoCar LD 3941.3 A3), Vol. 25 Issue 1, Fall 2008, p24-25, por Periodical Website
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25729
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Mayron Tsong is an assistant professor of piano in the Department of Music. This year she released her first solo album and played at Carnegie Hall. Her album features the works of Russian composers Rachmaninoff, Prokofiev, and Scriabin.
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Endeavors (NoCar LD 3941.3 A3), Vol. 25 Issue 2, Winter 2009, p16-17, por Periodical Website
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26150
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Brent Wissick, cello and viol da gamba professor in the music department, loves to find the story in the score. He is part of a new trend in rebuilding instruments that have entirely disappeared from modern performance. This inspired Wissick to new ways of hearing and performing music.
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Endeavors (NoCar LD 3941.3 A3), Vol. 14 Issue 2, Winter 1998, p6-7, il, por Periodical Website
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By early 20th-century, there were approximately 100,000 mill workers and many turned to music as entertainment and distraction from hard mill work. Musical groups would form either as bands within a specific mill or traveling bands would join and visit different towns throughout rural areas. Some of the more well-known bands were Charlie Poole with the North Carolina Ramblers, \"Girls Mandolin Club, and Pilot Mills Cotton Band.
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Ray Barrett devotes his energy to the Society for the Preservation and Encouragement of Barbershop Quartet Singing in America. Barbershop harmony is a quartet group who sing with an emphasis on expanding the sound and making the harmony ring with an old fashioned sound. Barrett has been a barbershopper in the Triangle for ten years and continues to sing in the General Assembly Chorus.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 6 Issue 4, Feb 25-Mar 9 1988, p23, por Periodical Website
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27036
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Oak City Sessions is Raleigh’s pilot live music show featuring local musicians. The broadcast gives one band per month free publicity and a professionally captured performance that could then be shared for promotion and booking. The first episode featured the pop-duo group Season & Snare.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 10, March 2016, p22, por Periodical Website
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27060
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Dex Romweber and Cool John Ferguson are musicians with fresh takes on old sounds such as Jimi Hendrix and Durham’s Roy House. The music duo has a style that combines blues, jazz, and psychedelic rock. They will be playing in Chapel Hill and Durham in January.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 32 Issue 52, Dec 2015, p26, por Periodical Website
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Wu Man plays the pipa, a four-stringed lute with an ancient Chinese lineage. Though she often plays traditional Chinese music, Man likes to add the pipa to unconventional settings such as bluegrass and the banjo. Man will play at Duke’s Baldwin Auditorium on April 8 in Durham.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 14, April 2016, p37, por Periodical Website
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