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Birthplace of Jazz Helps Miyagi Musicians Play Again
Offbeat  (tags: Kesennuma, Miyagi Prefecture, New Orleans, jazz, help, musicians, March 11, Great East Japan Earthquake, music, children, school orchestra, goodnews )

Naoko
- 1233 days ago - asahi.com
KESENNUMA, Miyagi Prefecture - Across the Pacific, the birthplace of jazz reached out to help a local group of school musicians keep their sound alive following the March 11 Great East Japan Earthquake.
20 Musicians Who Died Before Their Time
Offbeat  (tags: music, musicians, 20 musicians )

Francis
- 1266 days ago - livemusicguide.com
The history of popular music has seen tragedy touch the lives of many artists of all genres. Many of our favorite artists have been taken from us prematurely for reasons as disparate as drug abuse, suicide, gang violence, and even aircraft disasters.
Top 10 Guitar Players of All Time
Offbeat  (tags: Guitars, Music, Entertainment, Guitarists, Musicians )

Anna
- 1516 days ago - bestcollegesonline.net
Although some prominent plank-spankers were omitted - like Malmsteen, Vai, Rhodes, Berry, Townsend, Santana and Slash -it's not a slight to them. Nevertheless, here's an interchangeable list of the top 10 guitarists of all-time.
James Gurley, Guitarist in Big Brother, Dies at 69
Offbeat  (tags: Rock And Roll, Arts Entertainment, Big Brother The Holding Company, Music, Musicians, culture, society, death, sadness )

Kat
- 1725 days ago - nytimes.com
James Gurley, who played guitar in Big Brother and the Holding Company, the psychedelic rock band that brought Janis Joplin to fame, died on Sunday at his home in Palm Desert, Calif. He was 69.
Mitch Mitchell, Drummer for Hendrix, Found Dead
Offbeat  (tags: mitchmitchell, drummers, musicians, music, jimihendrix, arts, rockandroll, entertainment, obituary, culture )

Kat
- 2133 days ago - news.yahoo.com
PORTLAND, Ore. - Mitch Mitchell, drummer for the legendary Jimi Hendrix Experience of the 1960s and the group's last surviving member, was found dead in his hotel room early Wednesday
Music Industry Defends Hip-Hop, Saying 'Hip-Hop Is Sick Because America Is Sick'
Offbeat  (tags: offbeat, hip-hop, music, musicians )

Linda
- 2545 days ago - dose.ca
Rap musicians and top record label executives defended the hip-hop business Tuesday, telling lawmakers it is wrong to single out the genre for congressional reprobation.
   

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