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Photos: Hooked on blues

...Additional performances will be held at The Rendezvous tonight and Saturday night. Hooker was nominated for 2009 and 2006 Grammys, won a 2005 Blues Award, was the Bay Area Blues Society's 2004 Comeback Artist of the Year and had the 2004 Outstanding...
Taj Mahal returns to Alaska for performances, fishing

...which he says arrived in a series of dreams a few decades ago.Under that moniker he has done 50 albums, pulled in a couple Grammys and traveled to the ends of the Earth, performing his style of the blues and an array of genres, averaging 125 shows a year...
Hip-hop, Canadian style

...the likes of Jurassic 5, Everlast and Nelly Furtado, and are winners of four Juno Awards, the Canadian equivalent of the Grammys. The Juneau Empire caught up with Prevail to talk about the Swollen Members style, their upcoming albums and the future of...
Bringing poetry back

...should make you think about your life and contemplate what inspires you." "Stereotype Be" came out in 2001 and won two Grammys. "It's more of a question record than an answer record; it pushes people to an understanding of what truth is," Max...
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The art of packaging

...was to combine his two passions: music and design. Including the H.P. Zinker nomination, he's been nominated for four Grammys and many international awards. He's had solo shows in Zurich, New York, Vienna and Cologne, and a best-selling monograph...
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Boyd rides wave of Native music

...60 in 1996, Bello said, and the Nammys started just five years ago. Now there are hundreds of albums each year, and the Grammys added a Native American music album category in 2001. Still, there are few places where the music can be heard (although...
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This Day in History

...victims of a deadly nightclub fire were allowed to walk up to the charred rubble to pray and say goodbye. Norah Jones won five Grammys, including album and record of the year, at the Grammy Awards in New York. In the world In 1847, U.S. troops under Gen...
Symphony opens season with 'Sweeney Todd'

...eventually garnered eight Tony Awards, including Best Musical and Best Score; the album based on the original show won two Grammys. Sondheim based the musical on a Victorian story "The String of Pearls," which is itself believed to have been based on...
Three music writers' top 10 albums of the year

...Frank is fresh. Enough said.6. Miguel, "Kaleidoscope Dream": It's a bit shocking - though more exciting - to see the Grammys acknowledge Miguel's multi-talents with five nominations. They got it right - he's helping change R&B without dismissing...
Jazz & Classics ... & Everything Else

...the MG's released what is widely considered some of the most influential soul music ever written. One of Jones' four Grammys was a Lifetime Achievement Award in 2007 for his work with the MGs.But, unlike many musicians who made a splash in the 1960s...


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