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Millennium Stage Online Performance Archive: September 2004

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[September 30, 2004]

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Joe Derrane, 2004 NEA National Heritage Fellow, performs traditional Irish music on the button accordion.

Featured Artist(s): Joe Derrane

[September 29, 2004]

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Dervish a seven-piece traditional Irish band, mixes high-energy tunes with lyrical songs for a show brought together by Cathy Jordan’s vocals and warm audience rapport.

Featured Artist(s): Dervish

[September 28, 2004]

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John Cephas, a 1989 NEA National Heritage Fellow, and Phil Wiggins create their own unique mix of Piedmont blues, gospel, Delta blues, R&B, folk ballads, and their own compositions.

Featured Artist(s): John Cephas

[September 27, 2004]

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Distinguished American Pianist Alan Mandel will perform favorites from Bach, Beethoven, Schumann and Chopin.

Featured Artist(s): Alan Mandel

[September 26, 2004]

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Duo Moskva: Anna Ouspenskaya and Cellist Igor Zubkovsky, are Russian born musicians who have received international acclaim as soloists.

Featured Artist(s): Anna Ouspenskaya

[September 25, 2004]

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The Buck Hill Quartet, led by saxophonist and clarinetist Buck Hill who performed and recorded with Steeple Chase, have performed in Holland, France, Canada, and the U.S.

Featured Artist(s): Buck Hill

[September 23, 2004]

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Ledward Ka’apana, a native Hawaiian nearing his 40th year as a professional musician, is a master of the slack key guitar and known for his vocal range, from baritone to leo ki`eki`e (falsetto).

Featured Artist(s): Ledward Ka’apana

[September 22, 2004]

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Jim Roberts and Seven Steps, led by guitarist and member of the U.S. Army Blues Band, performs original compositions and new twists on old favorites.

Featured Artist(s): Jim Roberts and Seven Steps

[September 21, 2004]

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Vladimir Angelov with CityDance Ensemble present TransParent. Angelov from Bulgaria who currently teaches at GWU, has choreographed works for the Richmond Ballet, the San Francisco Ballet, the Alberta Ballet in Canada, and the Kirov Ballet in Russia.

Featured Artist(s): CityDance Ensemble

[September 20, 2004]

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Vladimir Angelov with CityDance Ensemble present TransParent. Angelov from Bulgaria who currently teaches at GWU, has choreographed works for the Richmond Ballet, the San Francisco Ballet, the Alberta Ballet in Canada, and the Kirov Ballet in Russia.

Featured Artist(s): Vladimir Angelov

[September 19, 2004]

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Ulali, a native women’s group, creates their own sound from indigenous music, including Southeast choral singing and pre-Colombian music, and personal contemporary styles.

Featured Artist(s): Ulali

[September 18, 2004]

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Jodi Beder, principal cellist of Princeton Symphony Orchestra, plays classical and not-so-classical music; she performs with soprano Sarah Pelletier, who has appeared at the Spoleto Festival U.S.A., and the Aldeburgh Festival, U.K., and pianist Scott Dettra, keyboard artist for the Cathedral Choral Society and the Washington Bach Consort, and concert organist.

Featured Artist(s): Sarah Pelletier

[September 17, 2004]

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Deborah Davis and A Few Good Men (Deborah Davis, vocalist; Alvin R. Atkinson, Jr., drummer; Amen Saleem, bassist; James Weidman, pianist) highlighting vocal jazz, kicks off its Kennedy Center / Department of State Jazz Ambassadors tour to South America.

Featured Artist(s): Deborah Davis and A Few Good Men

[September 16, 2004]

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The Kusun Ensemble, a group of dancers and musicians from Ghana, West Africa, creates innovative rhythms and dances by fusing base and lead guitar with traditional Ghanaian instruments to produce a blend of African and jazz music, dubbed “Nokoko.”

Featured Artist(s): Kusun Ensemble

[September 15, 2004]

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Naoko Maeshiba, an eclectic artist from, Kobe, Japan, presents Trace. This visceral and sensitive expression examines the question about ‘spirituality’ from various angles, illuminating the confllicts that emerge from displacement.

Featured Artist(s): Naoko Maeshiba

[September 14, 2004]

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Naoko Maeshiba, an eclectic artist from, Kobe, Japan, presents Trace. This visceral and sensitive expression examines the question about ‘spirituality’ from various angles, illuminating the confllicts that emerge from displacement.

Featured Artist(s): Naoko Maeshiba

[September 13, 2004]

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Local musicians perform in a Mingus-Monk Tribute, led by jazz bassist and D.C. native John Previti, who has performed with the Danny Gatton Trio, Charlie Byrd, and Rick Whitehead.

Featured Artist(s): The John Previti Mingus Monk Tribute

[September 12, 2004]

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Four-time Grammy Award winner Olga Tañón, titled “La reina del merengue” (the queen of merengue), has been a force in Latin music ever since she recorded her first solo album. Kennedy Center 'Open House' Festival

Featured Artist(s): Olga Tañón

[September 11, 2004]

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The Rick Whitehead Trio, led by guitarist Rick Whitehead, originally performed as the Danny Gatton Band until Gatton’s death. They recently released Live in Captivity.

Featured Artist(s): Rick Whitehead Trio

[September 10, 2004]

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WNO Insight Lecture Series presents Andrea Chénier, Umberto Giordano’s ironic take on the French Revolution, with the idealistic young poet Chénier, the aristocratic Maddalena and the former servant Carlo Gérard.

Featured Artist(s): Washington National Opera Insights

[September 9, 2004]

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The Swingin’ Swamis, formed in January 1997 and dubbed “Baltimore's hardest working band,” perform an eclectic set of jazz and world rhythms.

Featured Artist(s): The Swingin’ Swamis

[September 8, 2004]

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Hafiz Abdel Rahman, Sudanese flutist and composer, has performed at festivals throughout Europe, Asia, and Africa.
Middle East Institute

Featured Artist(s): Hafiz Abdel Rahman

[September 7, 2004]

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WNO Insight Lecture Series presents Benjamin Britten’s masterpiece Billy Budd, adapted from the Herman Melville story of the conflict between justice and duty on the mutinous H.M.S. Indomitable.

Featured Artist(s): Washington National Opera Insights

[September 6, 2004]

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Signature Theater presents excerpts from musicals to be performed during their 2004-2005 season: One Red Flower, music & lyrics by Paris Barclay; The Highest Yellow, music & lyrics by Michael John LaChuisa, book by Johns Strand; The Poe Project, composed by Matt Connor.

Featured Artist(s): Signature Theatre

[September 5, 2004]

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Theater of the First Amendment’s “Evening of New Songs”: An ensemble cast, with special appearances by Broadway veterans Andrea Frierson-Toney and Michael Rupert, perform selections from new musicals conceived in the Washington D.C. community.

Featured Artist(s): Theater of the First Amendment

[September 4, 2004]

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Metro Stage’s Becoming George: Radical writer George Sand comes out of her retirement to confront a repressive government, a war, and her new protégé, Sarah Bernhardt. Featuring Cat Taylor as George Sand. Book & lyrics by Patti McKenny and Doug Frew. Music by Linda Eisenstein.

Featured Artist(s): Metrostage

[September 3, 2004]

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The Gary Toney Ensemble, led by vocalist/drummer Gary Toney who has performed with Stevie Wonder, Issac Hayes, and others, play swing, rock, soul and funk.

Featured Artist(s): The Gary Toney Ensemble

[September 2, 2004]

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Ten Part Invention, acclaimed Sydney-based contemporary jazz ensemble, includes founder and drummer John Pochée, pianist Roger Frampton, bassist Steve Elphick, saxophonists Bernie McGann, Sandy Evans, Bob Bertles, and Ken James, trombonist James Greening, and trumpeters Warwick Alder and Miroslav Bukovsky.

Featured Artist(s): Ten Part Invention

[September 1, 2004]

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Sonic Circuits: Auto Looming, a keyboard and percussion duo, performs electro-acoustic improvised music. The quartet MantraJazz combines electronics with guitar, piano, organ, synthesizer, drum kit, and hand percussion.

Featured Artist(s): Sonic Circuits

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