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Millennium Stage Online Performance Archive: April 2001

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[April 30, 2001]

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Sßndor DTki Lakatos and His Gypsy Band are hailed internationally for their extraordinary gypsy music.

Featured Artist(s): Sandor Deki Lakatos and His Gypsy Band

[April 29, 2001]

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Virtuoso bassoonist Lynn Gaubatz performs Entartete Musik - music banned during the Nazi regime - including newly rediscovered music by Czech composer Karel Reiner.

Featured Artist(s): Kelly Ker

[April 28, 2001]

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Award-winning Jamaican classical pianist Paul Shaw explores the largely unexplored repertoire representing the cultures of the African diaspora.

Featured Artist(s): Paul Shaw

[April 27, 2001]

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Student performers from Brown University perform selections from Emma, Stephen Karam's new musical comedy adapted from Jane Austen's comic novel. American College Theater Festival

Featured Artist(s): Brown University presents Emma

[April 26, 2001]

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Popular Washington, D.C., band American Song celebrates the rockabilly tunes of yesteryear.

Featured Artist(s): American Song

[April 25, 2001]

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Student performers from East Tennessee State University perform Hear That Whistle Blow...Erwin Train 'a Comin', original songs based on the oral history of the construction of the Tennessee Railroad. American College Theater Festival

Featured Artist(s): East Tennessee State University presents Hear That Whistle Blow...Erwin Train 'a Comin'

[April 24, 2001]

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The Lennie Cuje Trio is led by one of Washington's finest vibraphonists.

Featured Artist(s): Lennie Cuje

[April 23, 2001]

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Jack Williams is a long-time singer/songwriter known for his skill and integrity.

Chris & Meredith Thompson combine vocals, flute, guitar and percussion to create compelling and haunting sounds. WRITERS NIGHT

Featured Artist(s): Chris &Meredith Thompson

[April 22, 2001]

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Legendary bassist George Porter, Jr. and his band, Runnin' Pardners play classic New Orleans R&B. CAPITALS OF AMERICAN MUSIC: NEW ORLEANS

Featured Artist(s): Runnin' Pardners

[April 22, 2001]

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The Buck Creek Jazz Band applies their instrumentation and technique to a variety of tunes that span the 20th century. CAPITALS OF AMERICAN MUSIC: NEW ORLEANS

Featured Artist(s): The Buck Creek Jazz Band

[April 21, 2001]

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Celebrating 25 years as a recording artist, Si Kahn sings of family, community, work and freedom.

Featured Artist(s): Si Kahn

[April 20, 2001]

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Betty Carter's Jazz Ahead features performers who have worked with such established jazz musiciansas: Nathan Davis, saxophonist (residency leader); Carmen Lundy, vocalist; George Cables, pianist; Bob Magnusson, bassist; and Winard Harper, drummer.

Featured Artist(s): Betty Carter’s Jazz Ahead

[April 19, 2001]

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Betty Carter's Jazz Ahead features performers who have worked with such established jazz musiciansas: Nathan Davis, saxophonist (residency leader); Carmen Lundy, vocalist; George Cables, pianist; Bob Magnusson, bassist; and Winard Harper, drummer.

Featured Artist(s): Betty Carter’s Jazz Ahead

[April 18, 2001]

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Marc Smith, originator of the performance poetry competition Slam!, shares the rhythm and the drama behind this literary genre. Performance Plus Event

Featured Artist(s): Marc Smith

[April 17, 2001]

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DC WRITERSCORPS Youth Poetry Slam League Championship
The winners of the DC Poetry Competition WritersCorp Teen Slam perform their original works. Presented in conjunction with Borders Books and Music. Performance Plus Event

Featured Artist(s): DC Writer's Corps

[April 16, 2001]

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JazzSpeaks brings the Keter Betts Trio and poets together to scat, signify, and stir your soul in an improvisational jam session. Performance Plus Event

Featured Artist(s): JazzSpeaks

[April 15, 2001]

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The Royce Campbell Trio takes its lead from Royce Campbell, described by Jazz News as "a guitarist's guitarist."

Featured Artist(s): Royce Campbell Trio

[April 14, 2001]

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Anne Watts & Boister perform live musical accompaniment to Buster Keaton's classic film Steamboat Bill, Jr.

Featured Artist(s): Anne Watts & Boister

[April 13, 2001]

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Karen Ashbrook, Paul Oorts & Friends play selections from their new album, Celtic CafT, hailed by The Washington Post as "a thoroughly enjoyable and evocative travelogue."

Featured Artist(s): Karen Ashbrook

[April 12, 2001]

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The award-winning Virginia State University Gospel Chorale performs its diverse repertoire of anthems, hymns, and traditional and contemporary gospel music. VIRGINIA STATE DAY

Featured Artist(s): The Virginia State University Gospel Chorale

[April 11, 2001]

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The Jefferson Dancers of Portland, Oregon, perform innovative modern dance works.

Featured Artist(s): The Jefferson Dancers

[April 10, 2001]

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Frenchman Frederic Yonnet is emerging as one of the most vivid and imaginative young harmonica players on the international music scene today.

Featured Artist(s): Frédéric Yonnet

[April 9, 2001]

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The Newport Male Voice Choir from the United Kingdom is renowned around the world for its voluminous and rich sound.

Featured Artist(s): The Newport Male Voice Choir

[April 8, 2001]

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Flutist Yoko Owada, with Kenji Koshizuka, is an internationally known performer of classical Western music and a pioneer in the field of contemporary Oriental music.

Featured Artist(s): Yoko Owada with Kenji Koshizu

[April 7, 2001]

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Cabaret artists Beverly Cosham, Charles Williams and George Fulginiti-Shakar team up to present popular music and Broadway favoirtes spanning six decades in The Best of FriendsàSinging Songs of a Lifetime.

Featured Artist(s): Charles Williams

[April 5, 2001]

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National Symphony Orchestra Youth Fellows present a recital of classical music.

Featured Artist(s): NSO Youth Fellows

[April 4, 2001]

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Adalberto Alvarez y Su Son perform the pulsating rhythms of Cuban son music.

Featured Artist(s): Adalberto Alvarez y Su Son

[April 2, 2001]

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Singer/pianist Barbara Good presents her cabaret songs and parodies in a passionate and inspired way.

Featured Artist(s): Barbara Good

[April 1, 2001]

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The repertoire of the Washington Toho Koto Society ranges from early 17th century koto music to contemporary compositions.

Featured Artist(s): The Washington Toho Koto Society

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