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Imani Winds
Imani Winds is an American wind quintet based in New York City, United States. The group was founded in 1997 and is known for its adventurous programming, which includes newly composed works, as well as compositions featuring African, Latin American, and American influences.[1]Contents1 Overview 2 Awards history2.1 Grammy 2.2 Honors3 Discography 4 References 5 External links5.1 Listening 5.2 VideoOverview[edit] They have presented premieres by composers including Paquito D'Rivera, Mohammed Fairouz, Wayne Shorter, Richard Wernick, Fred Ho, Kenji Bunch, and Bruce Adolphe.[2] The group has released four CDs
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New York City
Bronx, Kings (Brooklyn), New York (Manhattan), Queens, Richmond (Staten Island)Historic colonies New Netherland Province of New YorkSettled 1624Consolidated 1898Named for James, Duke of YorkGovernment[2] • Type Mayor–Council • Body New York City
New York City
Council • Mayor Bill de Blasio
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Richard Wernick
Richard Wernick (born January 16, 1934) in Boston, Massachusetts
Boston, Massachusetts
is an American composer. He is best known for his chamber and vocal works. His composition Visions of Terror and Wonder won the 1977 Pulitzer Prize for Music.Contents1 Career 2 Compositional style 3 Works 4 Discography 5 Awards 6 External links 7 ReferencesCareer[edit] Wernick began his musical studies playing the piano at age 11. His high school music theory teacher took notice of his abilities, and introduced him to Irving Fine, who was a composition professor at Harvard University
Harvard University
at the time.[1] Wernick went on to complete his undergraduate studies with Fine at Brandeis University. While at Brandeis, Wernick also studied with Harold Shapero, Arthur Berger, and Leonard Bernstein
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The World (radio Program)
PRI's The World is a US public radio news magazine with an emphasis on international news. The program originated partly in response to declining coverage of international news by US commercial media. It is co-produced by the BBC World Service
BBC World Service
of the United Kingdom, Public Radio International and WGBH of the United States. The World was PRI's first co-production. It now has several co-productions. It was also the first news co-production of the BBC World Service.[citation needed] For the BBC, The World was conceived as a stand-alone program and also as a template for future co-productions which might expand the reach of the BBC World Service. At its launch, it was the first program dedicated to providing global news and making a global-local connection for Americans on a daily basis. According to the PRI website, PRI currently distributes the show to more than 300 public radio stations across the United States
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The Bob Edwards Show
The Bob Edwards
Bob Edwards
Show is an American radio program previously presented by Sirius XM Satellite Radio
Radio
every weekday morning at 8 a.m. Eastern, with repeats at 8 a.m. Central, 7 a.m. Pacific, 6 p.m. Mountain, and the next day at 7 a.m. Eastern. The program was heard on the Sirius XM Public Radio
Radio
station at XM channel 121 and Sirius channel 205, and was also available 24/7 on XM Radio
Radio
Online and Sirius Internet Radio. The show was hosted by Bob Edwards, a Peabody Award-winning member of the National Radio
Radio
Hall of Fame. Edwards was once the co-host of National Public Radio's All Things Considered, and hosted NPR's Morning Edition
Morning Edition
from the first episode to April 30, 2004 when he was reassigned to another position within NPR, despite email objections from more than 50,000 listeners
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News & Notes
News & Notes was a National Public Radio
National Public Radio
program focusing on issues affecting African-Americans and African diaspora
African diaspora
communities. The listenership was multiracial and international. The program aired for one hour each weekday and was hosted by Farai Chideya
Farai Chideya
until January 16, 2009, and then by Tony Cox until its final broadcast on March 20, 2009. Chideya is known for her television commentary and books on race. While at News and Notes, she and the teams she worked with won awards from the National Association of Black Journalists and the National Lesbian and Gay Journalists Association, among others. Highlights of the show included the News & Notes Roundtable, where notable black journalists, bloggers, business leaders, politicians, activists and personalities debated the issues of the day
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Performance Today
Performance Today is a Peabody Award-winning classical music radio show, currently hosted by Fred Child. It is the most listened-to daily classical music radio program in the United States, with 1.2 million listeners on 237 stations.[1] The program builds its two-hour daily broadcast (some stations broadcast only one hour) on recent live concert performances from around the world. Performance Today is based at the American Public Media
American Public Media
(APM) studios in Saint Paul, Minnesota, but is frequently on the road, with special programs broadcast from festivals and public radio stations around the country.[2] In addition to live concert performances, the show airs in-studio performances and interviews
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Grammy Awards
"Hello"Record of the Year "24K Magic"A Grammy Award
Grammy Award
(stylized as GRAMMY, originally called Gramophone Award), or Grammy, is an award presented by The Recording Academy
The Recording Academy
to recognize achievement in the mainly English-language music industry. The annual presentation ceremony features performances by prominent artists, and the presentation of those awards that have a more popular interest
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Wynton Marsalis
Wynton Learson Marsalis (born October 18, 1961) is a trumpeter, composer, teacher, music educator, and artistic director of Jazz
Jazz
at Lincoln Center
Lincoln Center
in New York City, United States. Marsalis has promoted the appreciation of classical and jazz music often to young audiences. Marsalis has been awarded nine Grammys in both genres, and his Blood on the Fields was the first jazz composition to win the Pulitzer Prize for Music. Marsalis is the son of jazz musician Ellis Marsalis, Jr. (pianist), grandson of Ellis Marsalis, Sr., and brother of Branford (saxophonist), Delfeayo (trombonist), and Jason (drummer)
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Cassandra Wilson
Cassandra Wilson
Cassandra Wilson
(born December 4, 1955)[1] is an American jazz musician, vocalist, songwriter, and producer from Jackson, Mississippi. Described by critic Gary Giddins[2] as "a singer blessed with an unmistakable timbre and attack [who has] expanded the playing field" by incorporating blues, country, and folk music into her work, Wilson has won two Grammy
Grammy
Awards.Contents1 Early life and career 2 Musical association with M-Base 3 Solo career 4 Personal life 5 Honors 6 Discography6.1 As leader 6.2 As sidewoman or guest vocalist 6.3 On special productions 6.4 Soundtracks7 Filmography 8 References 9 External linksEarly life and career[edit] Cassandra Wilson
Cassandra Wilson
is the third and youngest child of Herman Fowlkes, Jr., a guitarist, bassist, and music teacher;[3] and Mary McDaniel, an elementary school teacher who earned her PhD in education
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Steve Coleman
Steve Coleman
Steve Coleman
(born September 20, 1956) is an American saxophonist, composer, and bandleader.[1]Contents1 Background, influences, and activities1.1 Chicago 1.2 New York 1.3 Influences 1.4 Recordings and tours 1.5 Research trips 1.6 Computer-music 1.7 More research trips, professorship and workshops2 Music2.1 Characteristics2.1.1 Overlapping cycles 2.1.2 Timbre, structure 2.1.3 Balance, symmetry, change 2.1.4 Intellect, intuition, embodiment 2.1.5 Tonalities, further development2.2 Categorizations 2.3 Inspirations and the music's me
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The Chamber Music Society Of Lincoln Center
The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center
Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center
(CMS) is an American organization dedicated to the performance and promotion of chamber music in New York City. The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center
Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center
(CMS) is one of eleven constituents of Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, the largest performing arts complex in the world. The Chamber Music Society has its home in Alice Tully Hall. Through its performance, education, and recording/broadcast activities, it brings chamber music to more people than any other organization of its kind. CMS presents a wide variety of concert series and educational events for listeners of all ages. The performing artists constitute a revolving multi-generational and international roster of chamber musicians, enabling CMS to present chamber music of every instrumentation, style, and historical period
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Grammy Award
"Hello"Record of the Year "24K Magic"A Grammy Award
Grammy Award
(stylized as GRAMMY, originally called Gramophone Award), or Grammy, is an award presented by The Recording Academy
The Recording Academy
to recognize achievement in the mainly English-language music industry. The annual presentation ceremony features performances by prominent artists, and the presentation of those awards that have a more popular interest
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Classical Music
Classical music
Classical music
is art music produced or rooted in the traditions of Western culture, including both liturgical (religious) and secular music. While a more precise term is also used to refer to the period from 1750 to 1820 (the Classical period), this article is about the broad span of time from before the 6th century AD to the present day, which includes the Classical period and various other periods.[1] The central norms of this tradition became codified between 1550 and 1900, which is known as the common-practice period
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Kenji Bunch
Kenji Bunch (born July 27, 1973) is an American violist and composer.Contents1 Education and career 2 See also 3 References 4 External linksEducation and career[edit] Bunch performed in the Portland Youth Philharmonic
Portland Youth Philharmonic
for five years (1986–1991). He graduated from Wilson High School (Portland, Oregon) in 1991 then attended The Juilliard School, where he earned degrees in viola performance and composition.[1][2] In March 2010 Bunch returned to Portland, Oregon, for a performance of his orchestral work "For Our Children's Children," by the Portland Youth Philharmonic. On the same concert, he joined the orchestra onstage to perform Dmitri Shostakovich's Symphony No. 5, which he has said helped to inspire him to become a composer.[2][3] Bunch's composition String Circle No
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