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The Business of Music: Cerny takes lead as president, CEO of Symphony

Fort Worth Symphony President and CEO Keith Cerny brings wide experience to the new job Keith Cerny became president and CEO of the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra in January 2019, filling a role that had...

O.K. Carter: Commentary: Music entrepreneur Bob Johnson launches a new venue with seasoned staff

The Post at River East 2925 Race St. Fort Worth 76111 http://thepostatrivereast.com Bob Johnson wouldn’t exactly describe The Post at River East (2925 Race St.) as a reincarnation of the popular – but troubled and now closed –...

The Beatles’ revolutionary use of recording technology in ‘Abbey Road

William D. Moylan, University of Massachusetts Lowell With its cheery singles, theatrical medley and iconic cover, The Beatles’ 11th studio album, “Abbey Road,” holds a special place in the hearts of the band’s fans. But as...

Eagles plan massive ‘Hotel California’ performances on tour

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Eagles are planning massive performances of their album "Hotel California" during their 2020 tour. Performances of the band's 1976 album will include a 46-piece orchestra and a 22-voice choir. Organizers announced...

Thousands mourn Mexican singer José José at homage

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MEXICO CITY (AP) — Thousands of Mexico City residents lined the sides of major boulevards Wednesday to catch a glimpse of the hearse carrying the ashes of singer José José. The ashes of the Mexico...

Fort Worth Opera’s 2019-2020 season to feature world premieres

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Fort Worth Opera (FWO) has scheduled two world premiere productions for the company’s 2019-2020 season, the company said in a news release. On Nov. 16, 2019, FWO will present composer Joe Illick and Pulitzer Prize-winning...

NPR’s From the Top goes backstage at the 2019 Cliburn Junior

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NPR's FROM THE TOP GOES BACKSTAGE AT THE 2019 CLIBURN JUNIOR Airing nationally Oct. 8, NPR's From the Top goes behind-the-scenes at the 2019 Cliburn International Junior Piano Competition and Festival. Available on participating NPR stations...

Ginger Baker, Cream’s volatile drummer, dies at 80

LONDON (AP) — Ginger Baker, the volatile and propulsive drummer for Cream and other bands who wielded blues power and jazz finesse and helped shatter boundaries of time, tempo and style in popular music,...

Trump tweet of Nickelback video aimed at Biden removed

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NEW YORK (AP) — Twitter and YouTube have removed a video from President Donald Trump that featured an edited Nickelback music video clip that took aim at former Vice President Joe Biden. Both a Twitter...

Review: Guitar czar Joel Paterson rules on retro Beatles ode

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Joel Paterson, "Let it Be Guitar!" (Bloodshot Records) Close your eyes, picture Chet Atkins pulling up a bar stool on the beach at Waikiki and coolly plucking out a surfy rendition of Paul McCartney's iconic...