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Presenter and curator of music and sound cultures.

Joined August 2008
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11 hours ago
Remembering Aretha Franklin, gone four years today. Here she is performing “Never Grow Old” at the New Temple Missionary Baptist Church in Los Angeles in 1972.
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Remembering Oscar Peterson, born on this day in 1925 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Here he is playing “Yours Is My Heart Alone” in 1965 with Ray Brown on bass and Ed Thigpen on drums.
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9 days ago
Remembering Rahsaan Roland Kirk, born on this day in 1935 in Columbus, Ohio. Here he is performing in Belgium in 1963 with Guy Pedersen on bass, George Gruntz on piano, and Daniel Humair on drums.
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10 days ago
Remembering Abbey Lincoln, born on this day in 1930 in Chicago. Here she is performing "Driva' Man" with Max Roach, Clifford Jordan, Coleridge-Taylor Perkinson, and Eddie Kahn on Belgian television in 1964.
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10 days ago
Remembering Baden Powell, born on this day in 1937 in Rio de Janeiro. Here he is playing “Prelude in A Minor.”
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11 days ago
Happy birthday to drummer Airto Moreira, born on this day in 1941 in Itaiópolis, State of Santa Catarina, Brazil. Here he is performing with his wife and musical partner Flora Purim, plus Larry Nass, Keith Jones, Kai Akage, and Laudir D'Oliveira.
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11 days ago
Remembering trumpeter Ernestine "Tiny" Davis, born on this day in 1909 in Memphis. Here she is performing "When the Saints Go Marching In" in a clip from the short film "Tiny & Ruby: Hell Divin' Women," produced by Greta Schiller and Andrea Weiss in 1988.
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12 days ago
Remembering Louis Armstrong, born on this day in 1901 in New Orleans. Here’s Louis Armstrong and His All Stars performing in Ghana in 1956. Special thanks to @RickyRiccardi at the @ArmstrongHouse for preserving this rare footage.
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13 days ago
Guitarist and physician Vittorio Camardese demonstrating his finger-tapping-playing style on Italian television in 1970.
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13 days ago
A recent street party in Cairo featuring Shaabi music played by DJ Basem Bosbos.
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14 days ago
Remembering Fela Kuti, gone 25 years today. Here he is with his 20-member band Afrika 70 performing "Power Show" in 1978.
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17 days ago
Remembering composer, arranger, and guitarist Rosinha de Valença, born on this day in 1941 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Here she is performing Baden Powell’s composition “Consolação” in 1966.
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20 days ago
Peruvian artist Lorenzo Perez playing cumbia music on his keyboard in Lima.
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21 days ago
Remembering Bobby Hebb, born on this day in 1938 in Nashville, Tennessee. Here he is performing “Sunny” with Ron Carter on bass in 1971.
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