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  • Catonsville High musicians collaborate with renowned professionals

    Catonsville High musicians collaborate with renowned professionals
    Aided by renowned professionals with ties to the area, the Catonsville High School Steel Band brought some of the sounds of Jamaica to Baltimore County Friday evening.
  • Guitar History To Hit Auction Block

    Guitar History To Hit Auction Block
    Most musicians, and many non musicians have some idea of who Les Paul is and what he played. Born in Waukesha, Wisconsin back in 1915, he was known as the father of the electric guitar. He truly revolutionized the sound of the electric guitar, and...

    2012: The Year the Music Died (So Far)

    2012: The Year the Music Died (So Far)
    It’s not even June. But already this calendar year we’ve lost a gut-wrenching list of people who’ve impacted the music world: impresarios Don Cornelius and Dick Clark, R&B legends Johnny Otis and Etta James, the incomparable Band...

    Our Picks: Sunday jazz in Fairfield County

    Our Picks: Sunday jazz in Fairfield County
    You don't have to train it to the big city to hear some great jazz on a Sunday evening. Here are a couple of world class performers that are bringing their talents to the quiet reaches of inland Fairfield County. Bucky Pizzarelli & Ed Laub: Sarah's...

    Doc Watson dies at 89; guitarist and singer

    Doc Watson dies at 89; guitarist and singer
    In 1962, Doc Watson and some of his musician neighbors set out from their home in the Blue Ridge Mountains on the journey of a lifetime, to perform at the Ash Grove folk club in Los Angeles. "I remember the first trip we did," Watson said in a 2008...