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UGA band plans James Brown halftime tribute

...trombone player Tom Wallace was the arranger for the Redcoat Band in 1977, as he is today, compared Brown to another great musician whose music inspired young people to dance. "James Brown today is like Glenn Miller was to us in the '60s," he...
Sonic spotlight

...around Augusta was playing with my son (Rich McCracken). He plays, too, just like Hendrix." MUSIC THEORY: "A great musician is a person, female or male, that develops their own style. Don't copy anybody. Then just hang in there. Also...
Musician 'dynamic,' 'loved,' Jackson says

...not only know about James Brown and the Famous Flames but about Leon Austin and the Buicks. "Leon was not only a great musician but such a nice guy," he added. "People just loved him. I did my national network TV broadcast today in Chicago...
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Georgia Tech students burned in explosion

...Grzybowski's band director at Greenbrier. He is now principal of Grovetown Middle School."Paul was a great kid and a great musician," Tom Smallwood said. "He got along with everybody, but he wasn't laid back. He was very excitable, but in...
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Locals feel Charlie Daniels' influence

...regular and still serves as a performance model. "I look at him as the complete performer," Mr. Morris said. "A great musician and a great showman." Mr. Blanchard said that Mr. Daniels often is admired but isn't always an artist whose...
Q&A: Bob Weir on the Grateful Dead

...days, so it's not that big a deal. AP: So, is it safe to say retirement is not on your horizon? Weir: What great musician ever retired? I don't put myself in that category, but that's what I aspire to.
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Musician Abernathy's friends have strong ties to Augusta flavor."Living across from great neighbors, having a loving companion such as Hooper and traveling with a great musician makes life good, he said."It's all about being in the right place at the right time. I've been very blessed...
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Sound Bites: Audio Reviews the hip-hop "Industry" is a reference-heavy throwaway track. Hope for more next time from Jean - a truly great musician without the solo album to prove it. - Ryan Pearson, AP Writer Ryan Adams, "Rock N Roll" (Lost Highway) "Let...
Five questions with Kathleen Edwards

...big influence, but I guess in some way he's a subconscious one.' It's a huge compliment. Not only is he a great musician and artist, but I have a lot of respect for the way he leads his life and takes a stand on things that are personally...
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Funky time and go out and jam, there's nothing that can compare to that feeling," he said. "A guy that's a really great musician doesn't need a woman because he has the music. I've always felt sorry for ex-athletes because that must be...