The scope of keyboardist-composer-producer George Duke's imprint on jazz and pop music over the past 40 years is almost impossible to calculate. He has collaborated with some of the most prominent figures in the industry. A producer since the 1980s, he has crafted scores of fine recordings-many of them Grammy winners-for artists who represent almost every corner of the contemporary American music…Continue
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I recently had the pleasure of attending a sold out Carnegie Hall jazz concert featuring Dianne Reeves with special…Continue
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READ | WATCH: The publication Musical America named its musicians of the year, including three Carnegie Hall artists featured in the following videos. Gustavo Dudamel,…Continue
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In the Jazz group, Catalina Gomez, a composer, pianist, and guitarist from Bogotá, Colombia posted her music and commented: …Continue
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Happy New Year. So what do you want to do with your new year? My resolution is to actually do more. To do more of the things I think about doing, hope to do, or know that I need to do, and in good time. No more delaying. Time is precious.
How about you?
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In response to this video of my choir singing Hassler's Cantate Domino, Vijaya had this to say:
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New software automatically selects music for movie soundtrack!
Picture Categorization for Suggesting Soundtracks, or PICASSO compares your video clips or images against a database of existing ones to recommend matching background music. On a scale of 1-5, listeners rated it 3.7 on accuracy of linking the music with the mood of the scene. Read more in…Continue
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I was treated to live gamelan music, video presentations about the country and culture, a batik fashion show, and two amazing dance performances at the launch of the American Batik Design Competition at the Consulate General of the Republic of Indonesia in New York.
One dance was the Peacock Dance - a cheerful and colorful dance, typically welcoming guests at weddings. You can…Continue
Ensamble Aedea from Mexico's Aedea Centro de Creación Musical recorded two clips of the same song from different camera angles, Henry Mancini's “A Shot in the Dark." See if you can…Continue
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Sang a mass by composer Jose Gutierrez de Padilla (c. 1590 – 1664) this weekend. Here's a sample of some of his music, which is characterized by large instrumental accompaniment.
In our trip to Mexico, Chris and I learned, from the…Continue
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