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Aga Khan Music Initiative and Montreux Jazz Foundation 2 announced partnership

Posted July 7, 2013 by pressrelease

Montreux, 3 July 2013 — The Aga Khan Music Initiative (AKMI) and the Montreux Jazz Foundation 2 announced a new wide-reaching partnership today. Both organizations will join efforts to curate and present concerts, workshops, and master classes within the framework of the Montreux Jazz Festival. AKMI will also leverage the expertise of the Montreux Jazz […]

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Serene Moon Concert by Jiaoyue Lyu: Guqin Recital at Weill Recital Hall

Posted June 6, 2014 by Ellen Gilmer

Jiaoyue Lyu, an accomplished Guqin artist and pianist, performed a Guqin concert of exquisite beauty, sensitivity and fine art on June 2nd, 2014, at Weill Recital Hall, Carnegie Hall, in New York City. Having studied and played piano since the age of four, she has won numerous awards in competitions throughout China and the world as a pianist. Jiaoyue Lyu performed a program of poetic instrumental selections as well as some pieces with vocal parts. The program included solo pieces along with numbers played by the ensemble, which included the excellent and versatile musicians Zhou Yi, playing pipa, Miao Yimin, playing dizi and other woodwind instruments and Shih-Hua (Judy) Yeh, playing Guqin. Attending a concert of Serene Moon, a beautifully sensitive and mesmerizing virtuoso Guqin performance by Jiaoyue Lyu and her acclaimed ensemble of musicians—all Chinese instrument players of ultimate quality and accomplishment—is a breathtaking and enlightening experience not to be missed.

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North Mississippi All-Stars And The Circle Of Life

Posted September 26, 2012 by Michael Vechesky

CIRCLE OF LIFE Touches the North Mississippi All-Stars’ Luther Dickinson he passing of one’s father can be a life altering experience, especially if the bond between father and son is tightly sewn and the family center is strong.  The effect can be felt even deeper if something more is shared that brings them closer, like […]

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2012 Zermatt Unplugged Music Festival: the Coming of Age

Posted April 29, 2012 by IMPress Archives

Polished, Professional, yet still Unpretentious Imagine being within the planet’s most jaw-dropping “stage” with a backdrop of some of Switzerland’s highest Alps with altitudes over 4’000 m (13,124 ft) and the iconic Matterhorn as well as the fairy-tale traffic-free Swiss village and ski resort of Zermatt at 1’620 m (5’310 ft). Some very fortunate acoustic music […]

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Pop night in Montreux with Beth Ditto and the Pet Shop Boys

Posted July 4, 2017 by Dominique Schreckling

Review of concert of Beth Dito and the Pet Shop Boys at the Montreux Jazz Festival 2017.

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Zermatt Unplugged announces five additional acts

Posted January 28, 2014 by pressrelease

MEDIA RELEASE dated 28th January 2014 Zermatt Unplugged announces five additional acts The acid test for The Alex Zermatt, 28th January 2014 – Band of Horses and Peter Cornelius: How will that work together? Quite simply: at Zermatt Unplugged, musicians from all the genres and from across the world come together to perform with acoustic instruments on […]

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30th Anniversary Sunfest 2012 Rocks West Palm Beach

Posted May 24, 2012 by Evan Rapoport

Founded in 1982, SunFest is Florida’s largest waterfront music and art festival. Held annually in downtown West Palm Beach, Florida the first week in May, SunFest attracts more than 280,000 visitors. Article, Photos and Videos, Evan & Leona Rapoport   This was my third year covering the event for IPA and my first year for […]

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Tedeschi Trucks Band – A Marriage in Music

Posted August 10, 2013 by Michael Vechesky

nly a select few groups in music history have ever been assembled like the Tedeschi-Trucks Band (TTB).Led by husband and wife team, Derek Trucks and Susan Tedeschi, TTB features the first ‘star’ power couple to play along side each other in the same band since Country Music legends Johnny Cash and June Carter-Cash or 70’s […]

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Flamenco and Rock by Patricia Vonne at the Montreux Jazz Festival

Posted July 15, 2013 by Dominique Schreckling

Impressions of the first concert given by Patricia Vonne at the famous Montreux Jazz Festival.

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