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Hidden Talent: Marty Leedy

Hidden Talent: Marty Leedy

| December 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

Marty Leedy is an environmental officer with a major utility company in Columbus.

But when he’s not dealing with complicated regulations every day on the job, he is fronting his own bluegrass band.

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Guitarist Alex de Grassi

Guitarist Alex de Grassi

| December 4, 2013 | 0 Comments

Guitarist Alex de Grassi has been composing music for over thirty years.Today, he is applying his musical expertise to the art of silent filmmaking. We look at his contemporary take on this genre.

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Guitars: Roundups to Rockers

Guitars: Roundups to Rockers

| November 13, 2013 | 0 Comments

“Guitars: Roundups to Rockers” is an exhibit at the Eiteljorg Museum in Indianapolis, Indiana. The show features over one hundred guitars that span from 1793 to the present.

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Dave Buker Documents History In Songs

Dave Buker Documents History In Songs

| November 6, 2013 | 0 Comments

Dave Buker & the Historians is a Columbus, Ohio-based musical outfit formed in January 2010.

We sit down with the band members to learn about their creative process, the meaning behind their name, and the theme of their third and latest album “What Can Bring You Back to Me?” that was released just this October.

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Jimi Hendrix’s Sister Remembers the Musician’s ‘Child-like’ Side

Jimi Hendrix’s Sister Remembers the Musician’s ‘Child-like’ Side

| October 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

Though his death was over four decades ago, Jimi Hendrix is still remembered today as one of the greatest guitarists of all time.

To commemorate his 70th birthday year, American Master’s Hear My Train A Comin’ will feature never before seen footage and interviews with family, well-known friends and musicians.

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Hidden Talent: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Hidden Talent: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

| October 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

Classical 101 host Boyce Lancaster kicks off a recurring segment called “Hidden Talent” whereby folks reveal what activities they do in their off hours that enriches their creative life.

This week, Boyce stops by a practice of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir inside Nationwide Arena and joins in on the action!

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Civic Morning Musicals Cultivates New Era of Classical Musicians

Civic Morning Musicals Cultivates New Era of Classical Musicians

| October 9, 2013 | 0 Comments

Since its establishment in 1890, Civic Morning Musicals has offered Central New York audiences a chance to view the skilled performances of local artists.

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Tony Ellis Honors Bluegrass Traditions With New Melodies

Tony Ellis Honors Bluegrass Traditions With New Melodies

| October 9, 2013 | 0 Comments

Tony Ellis began playing banjo alongside bluegrass legends from a young age. He stood next to greats like legendary mandolinist Bill Monroe, a pioneer the genre. For last 25 years, he has written a different kind of banjo music that focuses on melody and unique tunings.

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Blues Man Sean Carney

Blues Man Sean Carney

| September 23, 2013 | 0 Comments

Check in with home grown blues king Sean Carney teaches a whole new generation his guitar secrets.

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Gahanna Creekside Blues Festival

Gahanna Creekside Blues Festival

| June 9, 2013 | 0 Comments

Columbus blues guitarist Sean Carney talks about the fun and family atmosphere at the Creekside Blues Festival. June 14th – 16th 2013. Creekside Blues Festival

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