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  • Laying down the tracks with Van Dyke Parks

    Laying down the tracks with Van Dyke Parks
    The train was decidedly not bound for glory. It was only going to Hollywood. Pasadena, actually. But that three-day journey — taken in 1955 by 12-year-old Van Dyke Parks, aboard the ultra plush Super Chief from Princeton Junction — nevertheless provided compelling narrative grist for the composer’s latest musical adventure.
  • Community: Orchestra's first benefit pulls huge support

    Community: Orchestra's first benefit pulls huge support
    Artistic director/conductor Norman Mamey is a giant step closer to his dream of starting a new orchestra. His 35-member board of governors coordinated the first fundraiser for the Los Angeles Premiere Orchestra earlier this month at Lakeside Golf Club....

    Making 'music out of glass'

    Making 'music out of glass'
    Many people can name a list of musical instruments ranging from flute to piano, but few have encountered a glass armonica. Not only has William Zeitler heard of the unique period instrument — he plays it. Zeitler, a composer and trained pianist,...

    Awards show hits high notes at the Alex

    Awards show hits high notes at the Alex
    Tribute and awards shows are almost always boring exercises in self-promotion and professional logrolling. Apparently no one told the Los Angeles Jazz Society: Their annual Tribute Awards & Concert, Sunday at the Alex Theatre, was a series of musical...

    Genres collide in Boyz II Men performance at the Americana

    Genres collide in Boyz II Men performance at the Americana
    On a 66-degree night in Glendale, a crowd of more than 1,000 people gathered on the grass and around the fountain at the Americana at Brand, many singing along word for word to Boyz II Men songs released in the 1990s. It was a testament to the legacy...