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Monthly Archives: April 2001
Alan Silvestri is an accomplished film composer who’s credits include some of the best-known movies in recent years. Many of those films – Cast Away, What Lies Beneath, Contact, Forrest Gump, Back to the Future – were directed by Robert … Continue reading
Singer/songwriter Jess Klein’s third album, "Draw Them Near," soulfully mixes heartache and hope, folk and rock, youth and wisdom. Released: 3/20/2001 Label: Rykodisc Visit Artist’s Website… Genre: Pop All Jess Klein profiles… Heartache and Healing From Klein’s first heartbreak came … Continue reading
Olu Dara grew up in rural Mississippi, and moved to New York City, where he’s been a jazz musician and songwriter for the African-American theater. In "Neighborhoods," he transforms numerous theater pieces into songs about his early years. The result … Continue reading
Nicky Love’s impressive debut on Dreamworks comes after years of trying to be more than just another attractive blonde on stage. Attractive and blonde she may be stuck with, but she also offers up an array of catchy modern rock … Continue reading
Celebrated saxophonist Branford Marsalis joins forces with one of his all-time favorite groups, the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, for a tour-de-force of early 20th-century French music. Released: 3/7/2001 Label: Sony Classical Visit Artist’s Website… Genre: Concert/Modern All Branford Marsalis with the … Continue reading