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Rhapsody in Blues: Jazz Phenom Gerald Clayton Celebrates One of Durham’s Finest Musical Exports at Duke

Rhapsody in Blues: Jazz Phenom Gerald Clayton Celebrates One of Durham’s Finest Musical Exports at Duke

This weekend marks the world premiere of Piedmont Blues, led by the renowned pianist and his band The Assembly.

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On Parallel Paths, Mandolin Orange and Hiss Golden Messenger Find Their Shared Ground at Last

Music Essay With two new records and sold-out hometown shows, the bands have more in common than ever.

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Rachel Hirsh Makes a Break for it With Bruxes

The co-leader of I Was Totally Destroying It celebrates the debut EP of her new project tonight in Carrboro.
Music Feature Fronting Triangle power-pop prodigies I Was Totally Destroying It, Rachel Hirsh drove home huge hooks with her soaring vocals and moody keyboard textures. But in

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For its Fifteenth Anniversary, mewithoutYou Finds New Meaning in its Earliest Material

The Philadelphia foursome continues its commemorative tour at Cat’s Cradle Thursday night.
Music Feature Fifteen years ago, Aaron Weiss would've imagined he'd be teaching high school by now. Instead, as the mewithoutYou frontman finished his undergraduate degree in English

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The Great Pretender: Chrissie Hynde’s Forty-Year Roller Coaster Career

The legendary rock singer brings her signature voice to Durham Sunday.
Music Feature "Precious," the first track on Pretenders—probably one of the greatest debut albums ever made—roars out of London's punk ferment with a ferocious attack that evokes

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Earth Works: A Composer and a Poet Mine Precious Ores From Thomas Sayre’s White Gold

Music Feature This weekend, …to me from the earth… premieres as an immersive musical counterpart to the sculptor’s current show at CAM Raleigh.

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Bob Dylan Won the Nobel Prize in Literature. Does He Deserve It?

Music Feature The legendary singer-songwriter stops at the Durham Performing Arts Center Friday night.

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Party Lines: Andrew W.K. Pushes Positivity in Carrboro on Election Night

Music Feature As returns roll in Tuesday night, the party apostle brings his speaking tour to The ArtsCenter.

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To Find His Home in the Triangle, Charles Latham Had to Get Away From It

Music Feature The singer-songwriter at found his niche—and releases his new record—in Durham.

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Loamlands’ Sweet High Rise is Kym Register’s Mission Statement for a Developing Durham

Music Feature The band celebrates its debut full-length Friday night at The Pinhook.

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In Hercules vs. Vampires, a Mythic Hero Embarks on an Operatic Adventure with Bloodsuckers and Other Beasts

Music Feature The show comes to Meymandi Concert Hall at 3 p.m. Sunday, courtesy of N.C. Opera.

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JCD: Duke Performances dedicated a significant portion of our 2015 summer season to celebrating Music Maker's 20th anniversary. We featured …

by Aaron Greenwald on Rhapsody in Blues: Jazz Phenom Gerald Clayton Celebrates One of Durham’s Finest Musical Exports at Duke (Music Feature)

caab's suggestion sounds exciting. It's a shame that the original musicians didn't fit into this particular performance, but I'd pay …

by jcd on Rhapsody in Blues: Jazz Phenom Gerald Clayton Celebrates One of Durham’s Finest Musical Exports at Duke (Music Feature)

Gerald & the team on 'Piedmont Blues' spent a great deal of time with living, though elderly, Piedmont blues musicians. …

by Aaron Greenwald on Rhapsody in Blues: Jazz Phenom Gerald Clayton Celebrates One of Durham’s Finest Musical Exports at Duke (Music Feature)

I would be curious to know why living Piedmont Blues legends are not involved in the actual performance when they …

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JCD: Duke Performances dedicated a significant portion of our 2015 summer season to celebrating Music Maker's 20th anniversary. We featured …

by Aaron Greenwald on Rhapsody in Blues: Jazz Phenom Gerald Clayton Celebrates One of Durham’s Finest Musical Exports at Duke (Music Feature)

caab's suggestion sounds exciting. It's a shame that the original musicians didn't fit into this particular performance, but I'd pay …

by jcd on Rhapsody in Blues: Jazz Phenom Gerald Clayton Celebrates One of Durham’s Finest Musical Exports at Duke (Music Feature)

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