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by | Aug 10, 2020

Sometimes the historical moment can be caught precisely and economically by music. (And other times not. See a long list…

by | Aug 9, 2020

A few lifetimes ago — meaning a few months ago — when cramming into a diner on a Sunday morning…

by | Aug 8, 2020

As the COVID-19 pandemic controls the airwaves and the minds of millions of Americans, one resilient community is coming together…

by | May 13, 2020

In his flagship work, The Closing of the American Mind, Allan Bloom writes, “It is in the nature of democracy…

by | May 6, 2020

Algerian singer Hamid Cheriet, better known as Idir, a major interpreter of Berber music, died in Paris last week at…

by | Apr 25, 2020

Half the planet having gone into lockdown must have shaken up Bob Dylan’s world even more than most. He has…

by | Nov 30, 2019

I decided to skip a performance by my favorite group at the very ballpark where I worked to pay for tickets…

by | Nov 22, 2019

A “substantial security problem” and “tools for espionage” are not accusations one might normally expect to be leveled against a…

by | Nov 8, 2019

Consider the clarinet. What an oddball musical instrument! It is not the mighty piano, whose range is from the most…

by | Jul 10, 2019

The organizers of the August 3 Detroit music festival AfroFuture Fest sparked outrage when the organization charged “people of color,” or POC,…

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