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Millennium Stage Online Performance Archive: February 2002

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[February 28, 2002]

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Translating the African-American experience through dance and theatrical presentations, the critically-acclaimed members of Mason/Rhynes Productions return to Millennium Stage for more electrifying performance.

Featured Artist(s): Mason/Rhynes Productions

[February 27, 2002]

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Violinist Keiko Nagayoshi has been performing internationally since 1997.

Featured Artist(s): Keiko Nagayoshi

[February 26, 2002]

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As the U.S. Navy’s premier jazz ensemble, the Commodores are comprised of 18 of the Navy’s top jazz and big band musicians.

Featured Artist(s): The United States Navy Band Commodores

[February 25, 2002]

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The collaboration of piano duo Shai Wosner and Saleem Aboud-Ashkar , an Israeli from Tel-Aviv and a Palestinian from Nazareth, is a musical exchange detached from politics, yet representing an alternative path of communication between diverse backgrounds. Presented in cooperation with the Embassy of Israel.

Featured Artist(s): Shai Wosner and Saleem Aboud-Ashkar

[February 24, 2002]

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Signorello with The Potomac Jazz Orchestra is the perfect blend of big band swing and the velvet lounge style of an era filled with martinis and bachelor pads.

Featured Artist(s): Signorello with The Potomac Jazz Orchestra

[February 23, 2002]

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Known for her ballads, swing tunes, and scat in the jazz tradition, Jamie Broumas is a former member of the grammy award winning group, Rare Silk.

Featured Artist(s): Jamie Broumas

[February 22, 2002]

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The American Youth Philharmonic Orchestras are the perfect showcase for the vibrant and talented young classical musicians in our area.

Featured Artist(s): The American Youth Philharmonic Orchestra

[February 21, 2002]

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National Symphony Orchestra Youth Fellows present a recital of classical music. The National Symphony Orchestra Youth Fellowship Program is an orchestral training program for talented high school instrumentalists administered by the National Symphony Orchestra Education Program of the Kennedy Center’s Education Department.

Featured Artist(s): NSO Youth Fellows

[February 20, 2002]

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The energetic, modern sounds of the fiddle, guitar, and bass that are at the core of Zar have thrust the group into the center of Denmark’s “new folk” scene. They will be joined by Kvarts, playing original and traditional music based on the folk heritage of their native Norway, while incorporating sounds ranging from classical to bluegrass.

Featured Artist(s): Kvarts

[February 19, 2002]

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The Violin and Double-Bass Duo, Bridging the Gap enjoys bringing people together through classical music merged with jazz, movie music, and funk.

Featured Artist(s): Bridging the Gap®

[February 18, 2002]

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The Patuxent Partners bring the high, lonesome sound to the stage with a set of traditional and original bluegrass music.

Featured Artist(s): The Patuxent Partners

[February 17, 2002]

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Bill Kirchen & Too Much Fun deliver an evening of hard-driving roots rock featuring music from their 2001 Grammy Award -nominated recording, “Tied to the Wheel.”

Featured Artist(s): Bill Kirchen and Too Much Fun

[February 16, 2002]

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Guitarists Young & Rollins rank alongside some of the world’s most popular exponents of the new flamenco genre: Ottmar Liebert, Strunz & Farah, Armik and others.

Featured Artist(s): Young & Rollins

[February 15, 2002]

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Considered one of the most outstanding Paraguayan folk singers, Lizza Bogado has represented her country in performances and festivals all over the world. Presented in cooperation with the Embassy of Paraguay.

Featured Artist(s): Lizza Bogado

[February 14, 2002]

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Guitarist, singer and songwriter Deborah Coleman is one of the leading lights of the next generation of blues performers whose unique artistry has put her in category all by herself.

Featured Artist(s): Deborah Coleman

[February 13, 2002]

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Classical harpist Sebastien Lipman has not only performed under the batons of Herbert von Karajan, Lorin Maazel, Zubin Mehta, Daniel Barenboim, Ricardo Muti, Sir George Solti and other classical music luminaries, but he has also recorded with them. Presented in cooperation with the Embassy of Australia.

Featured Artist(s): Sebastien Lipman

[February 12, 2002]

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With their repertoire of Dixieland jazz, The Buck Creek Jazz Band can blend to a whisper, then build to a driving, pounding chorus. MARDI GRAS CELEBRATION

Featured Artist(s): The Buck Creek Jazz Band

[February 11, 2002]

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Performances by zydeco superstar C.J. Chenier and The Red Hot Louisiana Band have audiences young and old shaking their hips and cheering in unison. MARDI GRAS CELEBRATION

Featured Artist(s): C.J. Chenier and The Red Hot Louisiana Band

[February 10, 2002]

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It’s big, it’s brassy, and if you want funky New Orleans parade music with a loose vibe and a funky groove, here comes the New Line Brass Band. MARDI GRAS CELEBRATION

Featured Artist(s): The New Line Brass Band

[February 9, 2002]

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Frank Guldseth and The New Columbia Swing Orchestra will have you dancing in the aisles to their renditions of classic performances from the Golden Age of American popular music: Goodman, Miller, Sinatra, Porter, Gershwin, Ellington, et al. MARDI GRAS CELEBRATION

Featured Artist(s): Frank Guldseth and The New Columbia Swing Orchestra

[February 7, 2002]

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Washington’s metropolitan area premiere flute and guitar duo, Rondo alla Turk features Claire Watters and Bruce Casteel performing light classics and jazz.

Featured Artist(s): Rondo alla Turk

[February 6, 2002]

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The Aaron Thurston Trio toured Africa as one of the 2001 Jazz Ambassadors, performing Louis Armstrong-style improvisational jazz. This trio is comprised of drummer/leader Aaron Thurston, organist Adam Scone and trumpeter Kevin Lewis. KENNEDY CENTER / DEPARTMENT OF STATE JAZZ AMBASSADORS

Featured Artist(s): The Aaron Thurston Trio

[February 5, 2002]

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Boston based, full-time singer, songwriter and performer of original children’s music and stories, Steve Roslonek, or just Steve of SteveSongs as he is better known, shows children and their families the world through music.

Featured Artist(s): SteveSongs - Steve Roslonek

[February 4, 2002]

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A funky, soulful, acoustic string band, Daisy Mayhem dips into country blues, swing, gospel, Appalachian, funk and folk, as well as classic jazz standards.

Featured Artist(s): Daisy Mayhem

[February 3, 2002]

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Organist/composer Reuben Wilson is world-renowned for mixing Jazz with Pop into Fusion, and creating a singular brand of Acid-Jazz.

Featured Artist(s): Reuben Wilson

[February 2, 2002]

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With its three-guitar line-up, Burnt Sugar echoes the Miles Davis bands of Dark Magus, Agharta and Pangaea fame, and their mix of drums, basses, flutes, synthesizers, dulcimers, and trumpets make for some unforgettable performances.

Featured Artist(s): Burnt Sugar

[February 1, 2002]

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Lara Downes, whose performances of the classical and romantic repertoire are consistently acclaimed throughout the US and Europe, is one of the most exciting classical pianists of the younger generation.

Featured Artist(s): Lara Downes

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