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Millennium Stage Online Performance Archive: December 2000

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[December 31, 2000]

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Waltz your way into the new year with the Salon Orchestra of Washington.

Featured Artist(s): The Salon Orchestra of Washington

[December 30, 2000]

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Harlem swing, '40s jump-blues sounds, and classic New Orleans R&B are all part of the J Street Jumpers' repertoire.

Featured Artist(s): The J Street Jumpers

[December 29, 2000]

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Praise the Season performs a selection of gospel songs, traditional music, and poetry.

Featured Artist(s): Praise the Season

[December 28, 2000]

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American spirituals, inspirational music and folk songs are on the program offered by Faith, Spirit and Soul and InProcessà.

Featured Artist(s): Faith, Spirit and Soul

[December 27, 2000]

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The Unified Jazz Ensemble's award-winning composers and performers play selections from a superbly rendered classic repertoire, as well as new and original compositions.

Featured Artist(s): The Unified Jazz Ensemble

[December 26, 2000]

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Jinny Marsh's Hot Kugel Klezmer Band performs joyous klezmer dances and poignant Yiddish melodies.

Featured Artist(s): Jinny Marsh's Hot Kugel Klezmer Band

[December 25, 2000]

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Celebrate Christmas with Washington, D.C. jazz starsKeter Betts, Ron Holloway, Chuck Redd, Robert Redd, Delores Williams, Tom Williams, and more! THE THIRD ANNUAL CHRISTMAS JAZZ JAM

Featured Artist(s): All-Star Christmas Day Jazz Jam

[December 24, 2000]

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The Prism Brass Quintet, a dynamic young ensemble, performs contemporary and classical works with "extraordinary artistry and technical brilliance" (The Washington Post).

Featured Artist(s): The Prism Brass Quintet

[December 23, 2000]

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Original compositions and daring jazz improvisations are hallmarks of The Eric Mintel Quartet.

Featured Artist(s): The Eric Mintel Quartet

[December 22, 2000]

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Popular D.C. roots-rock band Last Train Home debuts its new album, Holiday Limited, featuring a combination of pop, country and swing tunes for the holidays.

Featured Artist(s): Last Train Home

[December 21, 2000]

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HANUKKAH CELEBRATION
Cantor Aaron Marcus directs Lights: A Hanukkah 5761 Celebration in Song Featuring the Keshet Chorale, the B'nai Shalom of Olney Adult and Youth Choirs, the B'nai Shalom of Olney and Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School Childrens Choirs, and Hazamir, the greater Washington D.C. National Jewish High School Chorus.

Featured Artist(s): HANUKKAH CELEBRATION

[December 20, 2000]

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Vocalist Beth Gray, a 2000 Panasonic Young Soloist Award winner, teams up with award-winning vocalist Matthew Volbrecht to celebrate the songs of the season. Presented in conjunction with VSA Arts, an international organization serving artists with disabilities worldwide

Featured Artist(s): Beth Gray

[December 19, 2000]

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The award-winning a cappella quartet, DaVinci's Notebook, takes four-part harmony and stands it on its ear.

Featured Artist(s): DaVinci's Notebook

[December 18, 2000]

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Amateur and professional players join forces in the Kindler Cello Society to advance the art and enjoyment of cello music.

Featured Artist(s): The Kindler Cello Society

[December 17, 2000]

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Cellist Sean Grissom hosts a second evening of Holiday Vaudeville, featuring the Carol Ringers handbell choir, Dick Monday and Tiffany Riley of the New York Goofs, and a capella ensemble Reverb. HOLIDAY VAUDEVILLE

Featured Artist(s): New York Goofs

[December 16, 2000]

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Cellist Sean Grissom hosts the first of two evenings of Holiday Vaudeville, featuring spoon-player Joseph Jones, the Alexandria Kleztet, and Celtic musician Seamus Kennedy. HOLIDAY VAUDEVILLE

Featured Artist(s): Joseph Jones

[December 14, 2000]

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Fiddler Johnny Cunningham and singer/songwriter Susan McKeown blend Irish, jazz and folk music.

Featured Artist(s): Susan McKeown

[December 13, 2000]

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The United States Air Force Brass Quintet celebrates American musical heritage in a concert of holiday and classical melodies for brass.

Featured Artist(s): The United States Air Force Brass Quintet

[December 12, 2000]

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Storyteller and poet Shindana Cooper takes her audience from a small African Village, through the Middle Passage, from life on the plantation, to a safe house on the Underground Railroad.

Featured Artist(s): Shindana Cooper

[December 11, 2000]

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Tuba and euphonium players of all ages, from across the nation and around the world, put a new spin on traditional Christmas carols in the annual MERRY TUBACHRISTMAS event.

Featured Artist(s): Merry TubaChristmas

[December 10, 2000]

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The Kennedy Center's Gospel Celebration continues with several of the area's finest contemporary gospel artists presenting the Bolling Air Force Base Gospel Choir. GOSPEL CELEBRATION

Featured Artist(s): The Bolling Air Force Base Gospel Choir

[December 9, 2000]

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Carlton Burgess and Complete Praise perform traditional and contemporary gospel compositions. GOSPEL CELEBRATION

Featured Artist(s): Carlton Burgess and Complete Praise

[December 8, 2000]

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The commanding Stanley Thurston and the Celebration Choir perform uplifting and powerful songs of praise. GOSPEL CELEBRATION

Featured Artist(s): Stanley Thurston and the Celebration Choir

[December 7, 2000]

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The 21st Century Ensemble offers interaction between computer music technology and human expression.

Featured Artist(s): The 21st Century Ensemble

[December 6, 2000]

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The Sisters Morales are singers/songwriters who showcase strong musicianship and dynamic harmonies. Capitals of American Music: Austin

Featured Artist(s): The Sisters Morales

[December 5, 2000]

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The five singers of Sonabo present innovative arrangements of traditional Latin American songs.

Featured Artist(s): Sonabo

[December 4, 2000]

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From spirituals to 20th century jazz and popular songs, Potomac Falls High School's Panthera ensemble offers an eclectic repertoire. Mable "Mayo" Knott and her jazz quartet perform a versatile blend of classical, jazz, ballads and show tunes.

Featured Artist(s): Potomac Falls High School's Panthera

[December 2, 2000]

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The Klezmatics celebrate the ecstatic nature of klezmer musicùby turns wild, spiritual, and reflective.

Featured Artist(s): The Klezmatics

[December 1, 2000]

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In celebration of the Kennedy Center Honors, the Millennium Stage takes a look back at 1995 Kennedy Center Honoree Jacques D'Amboise with a special performance by children from the National Dance Institute.

Featured Artist(s): National Dance Institute Tribute to Jacques DÆAmboise

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