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Millennium Stage Online Performance Archive: August 2001

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[August 31, 2001]

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Since performing at London's Royal Festival Hall in 1999, the 50 talented musicians of the Southampton Youth Pops Orchestra's renditions of film scores and show music have thrilled audiences on both sides of the Atlantic.

Featured Artist(s): The Southampton Youth Pops Orchestra

[August 30, 2001]

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For nearly 40 years, singer/songwriter Tom Paxton has been an integral part of the songwriting and folk music community around the globe.

Featured Artist(s): Tom Paxton

[August 29, 2001]

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Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer's performances on guitar, five-string banjo, mandolin, hammered dulcimer, steel drums, and other instruments complement their remarkable vocal harmonies.

Featured Artist(s): Cathy Fink and Marcy Marxer

[August 28, 2001]

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The Dinosaur Book of World Records is the latest offering of Dinorock Productions, producers of highly entertaining theater pieces that delight both children and adults with their songs and science.

Featured Artist(s): Dinorock: Dinosaur Book of World Records

[August 27, 2001]

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Virtuoso bassoonist Lynn Gaubatz and award-winning jazz/cabaret singer Barbara Lea team up to perform "Wilder & Wilder!", celebrating the classical and jazz works of American composer Alec Wilder.

Featured Artist(s): Larry Eanet

[August 26, 2001]

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Billy Jonas is an award-winning composer, songsmith, recording artist, and multi-instrumentalist who offers audiences his unique brand of "junkadelic folk music."

Featured Artist(s): Billy Jonas

[August 25, 2001]

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Rebecca Kite has been performing as a marimba soloist for 20 years, appearing in concert across the U.S., Europe, and Japan.

Featured Artist(s): Rebecca Kite

[August 24, 2001]

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Sidney's Music and Entertainment celebrates its 75th anniversary of entertaining Washington audiences with a tea dance.

Featured Artist(s): Sidney's Music and Entertainment

[August 23, 2001]

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Accordionist and vocalist Sheryl Cormier, the queen of Cajun music, and her band, Cajun Sounds, with its fiddles, drums, steel guitars and bass guitars, thrill audiences in their native Louisiana and around the world.

Featured Artist(s): Sheryl Cormier and Cajun Sounds

[August 22, 2001]

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Tempest seamlessly merges relentless rock rhythms, Irish jigs and reels, Norwegian traditional music, Scottish ballads, and inventive, original compositions.

Featured Artist(s): Tempest

[August 21, 2001]

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The Aaron Thurston Trio has toured the world showcasing the best of American jazz performances. KENNEDY CENTER/DEPARTMENT OF STATE JAZZ AMBASSADORS

Featured Artist(s): The Aaron Thurston Trio

[August 20, 2001]

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The Washington Opera Camp for Kids presents The Thunder of Horses, an opera for children.

Featured Artist(s): Washington Opera Camp for Kids

[August 19, 2001]

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Folk singer/songwriter Diane Zeigler's emotionally charged lyrics and achingly beautiful voice earn her high praise and critical acclaim wherever she performs VERMONT STATE DAY

Featured Artist(s): Diane Zeigler

[August 18, 2001]

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The U.S. Army Chorale's repertoire includes selections from the Broadway stage, jazz standards, contemporary country, and the Top-40 charts.

Featured Artist(s): The United States Army Chorale

[August 17, 2001]

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The members of the Martires del Compas mix Andalusian gypsy flamenco with rock, jazz, African, and Afro-Cuban sounds.

Featured Artist(s): Martires del Compas

[August 16, 2001]

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Sourdough Slim is a cowboy musician and comedian who sings, plays accordion, guitar, harmonica, and kazoo, and yodels simultaneously!

Featured Artist(s): Sourdough Slim

[August 15, 2001]

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The rich tonal sensibilities and exciting rhythmic intricacies of sitar virtuoso Kartik Seshadri show why he is internationally acclaimed as one of India's outstanding musicians.

Featured Artist(s): Kartik Seshadri

[August 14, 2001]

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Old Blind Dogs is on the cutting edge of Scotland's roots revival, with music built on traditional songs and fiddle tunes supported by African-flavored rhythms.

Featured Artist(s): Old Blind Dogs

[August 13, 2001]

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Sonic Circuits is a showcase of musical works and acts involving electronic technology.

Featured Artist(s): Sonic Circuits

[August 12, 2001]

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Irish songwriter/guitarist/singer Gerry O'Beirne is a self-taught master of the 7 and 12-string guitar; his writing is a hybrid of the passion found in traditional music and the freshness of contemporary song.

Featured Artist(s): Gerry O'Beirne

[August 11, 2001]

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Acoustic guitarist Jeff Lang delivers show-stopping performances in popular venues throughout the world as well as in his native Australia.

Featured Artist(s): Jeff Lang

[August 10, 2001]

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The Australian band Fruit blends pop, jazz, blues, folk, and roots rock into unique and tantalizing sounds.

Featured Artist(s): Fruit

[August 9, 2001]

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Vocalist/songwriter Lois Deloatch Dawson is a gifted performer with a velvet voice, who sings with a combination of intelligence and emotion. NORTH CAROLINA STATE DAY

Featured Artist(s): Lois Deloatch Dawson

[August 8, 2001]

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The incredible sounds of Wyoming Home Grown prove there's more to the State of Wyoming than just big sky and wide-open spaces. WYOMING STATE DAY

Featured Artist(s): Wyoming Home Grown

[August 7, 2001]

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The Montana Mandolin Society, with its repertoire of waltzes, gallops, marches, rags, and tangos, takes its audiences back to a gentler, more graceful age. MONTANA STATE DAY

Featured Artist(s): The Montana Mandolin Society

[August 6, 2001]

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Performing classic jazz, blues and rags with a New Orleans flavor, the six-member United State Coast Guard Dixieland Jazz Band thrills audiences around the world with its virtuosity.

Featured Artist(s): The United States Coast Guard Dixieland Jazz Band

[August 5, 2001]

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Cheick Hamala Diabate and his musical ensemble celebrate the oral history tradition of Mali.

Featured Artist(s): Cheick Hamala Diabate

[August 4, 2001]

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Jane Franklin Dance is a delicious blend of dance, theater, and humor celebrating the splendid, scatter-brained, thoughtful, and sublime moments of life.

Featured Artist(s): Jane Franklin Dance

[August 3, 2001]

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Vocalist Ron Gutierrez has appeared everywhere from the Grand Old Opry to Constitution Hall.

Featured Artist(s): Ron Gutierrez

[August 2, 2001]

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Members of the Trio WAG have performed around the world with such jazz greats as Wynton Marsalis and Donald Byrd. KENNEDY CENTER/DEPARTMENT OF STATE JAZZ AMBASSADORS

Featured Artist(s): The Trio WAG

[August 1, 2001]

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Senegalese composer/singer/songwriter El Hadj N'Diaye's music comes straight from the heart, and ranges from acoustic ballads to Afropop.

Featured Artist(s): El Hadj N'Diaye

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