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  • Our picks: Romantic music for a special Valentine's Day

    Our picks: Romantic music for a special Valentine's Day
    A couple of years ago, the Daily Press' own music buffs Sam McDonald and Mike Holtzclaw shared some favorite tunes for setting that very romantic mood on Valentine's Day. Here are the songs they chose - as well as a few clunkers to avoid:
  • Abstract scores combine graphics, music

    Abstract scores combine graphics, music
    It takes a little time to unroll "Scroll," a composition by Baltimore composer Will Redman, since it's on paper that measures 8 feet long, 8 inches wide. It takes even longer to digest. Although there are four distinct lines of music on the elongated...

    Playwright Explores Themes Of Redemption, Love In 'Water By The Spoonful'

    Quiara Alegria Hudes had no plans to write a trilogy after she completed her play, "Elliot: A Soldier's Fugue," which went on the be a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in 2007.     Hudes went on to other projects, including the Broadway musical "In the...

    Teddy Charles dies at 84; jazz vibraphonist and composer

    Teddy Charles dies at 84; jazz vibraphonist and composer
    Teddy Charles, a jazz vibraphonist who performed with Charlie Parker, Miles Davis, Charles Mingus and other bebop-era jazz greats before becoming a charter boat captain in the Caribbean, died Monday at Peconic Bay Medical Center in Riverhead on New York's...

    Lila Downs a singer without borders

    Lila Downs a singer without borders
    Lila Downs’ music is a lot like her upbringing: threads of seemingly unrelated cultures woven into an exotic, ever-shifting hybrid. She’s done everything from studying anthropology to dropping out of school to follow the Grateful Dead. She was...