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Jon Batiste Exits Bandleader Position at Late Show with Stephen Colbert

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By Jordan Hoffman, Vanity Fair | Grammy-winning musician Jon Batiste has left his role as bandleader for Late... Read More → Jon Batiste Exits Bandleader Position at Late Show with Stephen Colbert

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COMBO Member & Songwriting Contest Winner Paul Iwancio Moving Back to Pennsylvania

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Paul Iwancio writes: As you might know, I’m retiring from DPS on August 31st and we will be moving to... Read More → COMBO Member & Songwriting Contest Winner Paul Iwancio Moving Back to Pennsylvania

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Exactly What is a Pro Musician?

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Photo: Sterling Howard (from the Musicians Contact website) | Musicians Contact.com | We’ve been reading... Read More → Exactly What is a Pro Musician?

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Beloved Sax Player Dragged from Herald Square Station by Five NYPD Officers

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Photo: Jazzajilo’s arrest | By Clayton Guse, Graham Rayman, New York Daily News | A saxophone player... Read More → Beloved Sax Player Dragged from Herald Square Station by Five NYPD Officers

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Violin-playing Police Officer Alexander Strachan Finds Ways to Serve the Public With Both a Badge and Music

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Photo: Alexander Strachan (photo from his Facebook page) | By Jan Crawford, CBS News | Maryland police... Read More → Violin-playing Police Officer Alexander Strachan Finds Ways to Serve the Public With Both a Badge and Music

Musicians Cancel Performances at NRA Convention in Wake of Uvalde Shooting

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By Cheri Mossburg, CNN | At least four musicians who were set to sing in a concert at this weekend’s... Read More → Musicians Cancel Performances at NRA Convention in Wake of Uvalde Shooting

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‘American Pie’ Singer Don McLean Cancels NRA Meeting Performance

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Don McLean | By Judy Kurtz, The Hill | “American Pie” singer Don McLean is nixing a performance at the... Read More → ‘American Pie’ Singer Don McLean Cancels NRA Meeting Performance

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Ernest Tubb’s Historic Nashville Record Shop Closes Its Doors

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Photo: Ernest Tubb’s Record Shop | By Roman Feeser, CBS News | Country musician Ernest Tubb was known... Read More → Ernest Tubb’s Historic Nashville Record Shop Closes Its Doors

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90-year-old Clive Davis on Signing Some of the Biggest Names in the Music Business: “I do know when I hear a hit song”

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Photo: Clive Davis | Video Article, CBS News Mornings | In his early years, Clive Davis was never drawn to... Read More → 90-year-old Clive Davis on Signing Some of the Biggest Names in the Music Business: “I do know when I hear a hit song”

Laurie Dameron

Laurie Dameron Sends Updates on Her Songs as Well as Jenn Cleary’s // John Riger Sends New Video by Colorado Artisans

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Laurie’s song “What Can I Do? (to help this planet) was in the top ten finalists of the Tipperary... Read More → Laurie Dameron Sends Updates on Her Songs as Well as Jenn Cleary’s // John Riger Sends New Video by Colorado Artisans

National Recording Registry Inducts Music from Alicia Keys, Ricky Martin, Journey and More in 2022

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Photo: Steve Perry (of Journey) | National Recording Registry press release: Alicia Keys’ debut album... Read More → National Recording Registry Inducts Music from Alicia Keys, Ricky Martin, Journey and More in 2022

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John Macy Moving His Studio to Rockport, Texas

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Photo: John Macy (by Bill Patterson) John Macy on Facebook: So since the cat’s outta the bag, wanted to... Read More → John Macy Moving His Studio to Rockport, Texas

The Return of Tears for Fears

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Tears for Fears new album! Performing as the group Tears for Fears, English pop rockers Roland Orzabal and... Read More → The Return of Tears for Fears

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Want to Watch JazzTown, the Award-Winning Movie by Ben Makinen? Here’s How!

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For years now, Coloradoan Ben Makinen has been working on his Colorado-centric documentary about the jazz... Read More → Want to Watch JazzTown, the Award-Winning Movie by Ben Makinen? Here’s How!

Gabriel Teodros

There’s No Money in Streaming

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Photo: Gabriel Teodros | By Gabriel Teodros, Substack | Every year Spotify rolls out these personalized... Read More → There’s No Money in Streaming

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