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Millennium Stage Online Performance Archive: May 2001

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[May 30, 2001]

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Working with jazz artists such as Chick Corea, Miles Davis, Dizzy Gillespie, Frank Sinatra, Carolyn Leonhart, and Etta Jones greatly influenced the unique style of the spectacular Fine Wine Trio. 2001 Kennedy Center-Department of State Jazz Ambassadors

Featured Artist(s): Fine Wine Trio

[May 29, 2001]

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The Cleo Parker Robinson Dance Ensemble's presentations of works by Katherine Dunham, Donald Byrd, Talley Beatty, Eleo Pomare, and others have earned them praise around the globe. COLORADO STATE DAY

Featured Artist(s): The Cleo Parker Robinson Dance Ensemble

[May 28, 2001]

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Sideshow's repertoire consists of smart, rowdy, sneaky, bass-clarinet-guitar-vibraphone-percussion versions of Charles Ives' turn-of-the-century art songs without the vocals.

Featured Artist(s): Sideshow

[May 27, 2001]

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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

[May 26, 2001]

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The Greensboro Symphony Youth Orchestra is made up of many of the best and brightest young musicians in Greensboro, North Carolina.

Featured Artist(s): The Greensboro Symphony Youth Orchestra

[May 25, 2001]

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Singer/songwriter Jo Serrapere and her band, the Hot Tail Section, fuse modern and traditional folk music, old-time and electric blues styles, swing, country, jazz, and even some alternative rock.

Featured Artist(s): The Hot Tail Section

[May 24, 2001]

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The Doron Johnson Trio's members worked with all the jazz legends; Artie Shaw, Ravi Coltrane, Doc Cheatham, Herbie Hancock, Clark Terry and othersùbefore creating their own vibrant jazz sounds. 2001 Kennedy Center-Department of State Jazz Ambassadors

Featured Artist(s): The Doron Johnson Trio

[May 23, 2001]

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The world-renowned Newark Boys Chorus School has a diversified repertoire that includes African folksongs, traditional classical music, spiritual folk music, and contemporary show tunes, pop, and jazz.

Featured Artist(s): The Newark Boys Chorus School

[May 22, 2001]

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The Maelstrom Percussion Ensemble offers classic percussion repertoire as well as recent compositions by established and up-and-coming composers.

Featured Artist(s): The Maelstrom Percussion Ensemble

[May 21, 2001]

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Tsunami Theater presents Talc, a movement-based narrative that draws from the forms of Butoh and Noh drama.

Featured Artist(s): The Tsunami Theater Company

[May 20, 2001]

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Le Neon Theatre presents La Belle au Bois Dormant, an original adaptation of the 17th century French version of Sleeping Beauty, with a musical score by the world-renowned musical ensemble Hesperus.

Featured Artist(s): Le Neon Theatre

[May 19, 2001]

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Members of the Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra join forces to present an evening of superior classical chamber music.

Featured Artist(s): The Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra

[May 18, 2001]

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The Moonlighters specialize in west coast "jump blues" and ensemble-based Chicago blues of the 1950s.

Featured Artist(s): The Moonlighters

[May 17, 2001]

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

Featured Artist(s): NSO Youth Fellows

[May 16, 2001]

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Individually the Jubilee Jazz Trio's members earned their stripes playing with jazz greats such as Lionel Hampton, Buck Clayton, and Pacquito D'Rivera, before molding and fine-tuning their own unique jazz style. 2001 Kennedy Center-Department of State Jazz Ambassadors

Featured Artist(s): The Jubilee Jazz Trio

[May 15, 2001]

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South Africa's foremost Afro-pop singing group, the Mahotella Queens, lace their performances with traditional African music, South African jazz, and American R&B, soul and gospel.

Featured Artist(s): The Mahotella Queens

[May 14, 2001]

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Award-winning duo Sparx celebrates the elegance and depth of the flute and harp format and at the same time transcends its boundaries. DELAWARE STATE DAY

Featured Artist(s): Sparx

[May 13, 2001]

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Shashank is a 20 year-old bamboo flute virtuoso from South India, who has been captivating audiences and critics around the world since he was 12.

Featured Artist(s): Shashank

[May 12, 2001]

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The Kennedy Center's Mary Lou Williams Women in Jazz Festival welcomes the 2001 International Association of Jazz Educators/BET on Jazz Sisters in Jazz Collegiate Sextet, comprised of the winners of the annual Sisters in Jazz Collegiate Competition.

Featured Artist(s): IAJE/BET Sisters in Jazz Collegiate Sextet (2001)

[May 11, 2001]

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The Kennedy Center's Mary Lou Williams Women in Jazz Festival welcomes the 2001 International Association of Jazz Educators/BET on Jazz Sisters in Jazz Collegiate Sextet, comprised of the winners of the annual Sisters in Jazz Collegiate Competition.

Featured Artist(s): IAJE/BET Sisters in Jazz Collegiate Sextet (2001)

[May 10, 2001]

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The Falcon Ridge Folk Festival Showcase highlights the myriad talents of singer/songwriters Beth Amsel, Deirdre Flint, Kevin So, and Christopher Williams.

Featured Artist(s): Beth Amsel

[May 9, 2001]

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Fiddler Eliza Carthy, a member of the Waterson-Carthy family of folk musicians, is at the forefront of the worldwide folk movement. Eliza Carthy appears courtesy of Warner Brothers. UK/KC FESTIVAL
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Featured Artist(s): Waterson: Carthy

[May 8, 2001]

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Waterson: Carthy is often described as the "First Family of English folk music," and their stunning instrumental and vocal skills captivate audiences throughout the world. UK/KC FESTIVAL

Featured Artist(s): Waterson: Carthy

[May 7, 2001]

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Krissie Marty, a Washington, D.C.-based dancer and choreographer, teams up with British dancer and choreographer Jo Parkes to present an exciting evening of modern dance. UK/KC FESTIVAL

Featured Artist(s): The Chicken or the Egg

[May 6, 2001]

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Shenandoah Shakespeare Express brings to life all the fabulous characters and magic of the Bard's hilarious A Midsummer Night's Dream. UK/KC FESTIVAL

Featured Artist(s): Shenandoah Shakespeare Express presents A Midsummer NightÆs Dream

[May 5, 2001]

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Scottish Fiddle champion Bonnie Rideout and her Trio perform a dazzling array of traditional Scottish dance tunes, Highland bagpipe music, and ancient Gaelic melodies. UK/KC FESTIVAL

Featured Artist(s): Paddy League

[May 3, 2001]

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Hesperus performs Baroque and American Colonial music, and Spanish and Native American works from New Spain, with a crossover style that combines European medieval and renaissance music with traditional American folk styles. UK/KC FESTIVAL

Featured Artist(s): Hesperus

[May 2, 2001]

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The Amadeus Orchestra presents a varied and colorful British program spanning Handel, Gilbert & Sullivan, and Britten, capped by the rollicking English Folk Song of Ralph Vaughn Williams.

UK/KC FESTIVAL

Featured Artist(s): The Amadeus Orchestra

[May 1, 2001]

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The Rock Creek Morris Women and the Foggy Bottom Morris Men celebrate the passing of winter with traditional dances, bells, and the clashing of sticks. UK/KC FESTIVAL

Featured Artist(s): Foggy Bottom Morris Men

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