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Archive for May 15, 2015

‘King of the Blues’ blues legend B.B. King dead at age 89

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By KEN RITTER, of the Associated Press LAS VEGAS (AP) — B.B. King, whose scorching guitar licks and heartfelt vocals made him the idol of generations of musicians and fans more…

LISTEN: Rock Musician Bryce Dessner Teams with Chicago Youth Symphony

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The Chicago Youth Symphony Orchestra (CYSO), under the leadership of its music director, Allen Tinkham, and relatively new executive director, Joshua Simonds, has been pushing the boundaries of classical music for years more…