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Vieux Farka Touré

Vieux Farka Touré came to town recently to play a ninety-minute concert that was as astonishing in its musical virtuosity as it was subtle in its showmanship.  The crowd ranged from college students to white-haired ladies and whatever mood they … Continue reading

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In To Africa

We recently watched Béla Fleck: Throw Down Your Heart (2008). I knew nothing about Fleck other than he was a highly respected genre-bending musician, but I’ve heard his name so often, and even that of this film, that I thought … Continue reading

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