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Whistling swan spreads folk music around Alaska

...most boys were playing hoops or flirting with girls, Mike McCormick was sipping colas and listening to jazz greats Charles Mingus and Miles Davis. Even at age 16, McCormick knew the good stuff when he heard it. And he heard a lot of great music...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051704/sta_whistling.shtml
News
Student artist in the spotlight: Alex Nelson

...strong interest in jazz as I've played more with school jazz groups, artists like Buddy Rich, Jaco Pastorius, Charles Mingus and Herbie Hancock. I pretty much love any music where everyone's really good at their instrument." Future plans...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/041307/nei_20070413028.shtml
Neighbors
Gastineau school singalong turns 5

...singalongs, Murphy said he was inspired by the improvisional, rotating "Jazz Workshop" led by the late American bassist Charles Mingus.As for the song selections, one of the hardest parts of the singalong program is finding songs for kids to sing...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2012-12-10/gastineau-school-singalong-turns-5
Local
Movies Briefly

...Mexico; British Columbia; California; Colorado, Alberta; Montana; and Switzerland. The soundtrack includes: Charles Mingus, The Vines, Amon Tobin, The Doves, The Dandy Warhols, Iggy Pop, RJD2 and Jane's Addiction.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/102804/thi_20041028028.shtml
This WeeK
JDHS student near top at acedemic decathlon

...very spirited,'' said sophomore Candace Lancaster. ``Our motto was `eat that chicken,' '' derived from a Charles Mingus jazz song they learned about for the music competition. Arnesen, who placed fourth overall out of more than 300...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/031200/Loc_aced.html
Local
Upcoming Jazz & Classics

...with a concert by the San Francisco-based group, Mingus Amungus. Named for the American jazz bassist and composer Charles Mingus, the group features the compositions of its namesake as well as those of its founder, bassist Miles Perkins. The...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/052500/Ent_jazzside.html
Entertainment
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...with a concert by the San Francisco-based group, Mingus Amungus. Named for the American jazz bassist and composer Charles Mingus, the group features the compositions of its namesake as well as those of its founder, bassist Miles Perkins. The...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/052500/Ent_jazzside.shtml
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