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  • Senegalese guitarist brings diverse influence to Montpelier concert

    Senegalese guitarist brings diverse influence to Montpelier concert
    He never took a formal music lesson until he came to the United States when he was 20 years old, and now at the young age of 35, Senegalese bass guitarist Cheikh Ndoye has played with the likes of pianist Russell Ferrante,  violinist Karen Briggs and drummer Dave Weckl.
  • A healthy dose of jazz

    A healthy dose of jazz
    Some might see an odd destiny — if not exactly Jerry Garcia’s “long strange trip” — in the formation of the 3-year-old Jazz Docs band. Its five members form a sort of Venn diagram — with Ellicott City dentist Hank...

    Tapping into Maryland's rich dance history

    Tapping into Maryland's rich dance history
    Who knew that Baltimore had such happy feet? Three icons of tap dance who were famous nationwide — known colloquially as Baby Laurence, Buster Brown and Hawk — were born in Charm City and first perfected the "shim sham" and "cramp roll" and...

    Vernon H. Wolst Jr., Project Survival founder, dies

    Vernon H. Wolst Jr., Project Survival founder, dies
    Vernon H. Wolst Jr., founder of Project Survival, an education and mentoring program that used basketball and other sports to help improve reading and math skills, died Aug. 22 of a massive heart attack at Northwest Hospital. The Catonsville resident was...

    Metallica's Robert Trujillo, Lars Ulrich Jazz Up Mill Valley Fest Program

    The relationship between rockers Metallica and jazz might seem spurious. But Robert Trujillo and Lars Ulrich, the bassist and drummer, respectively, for the thrash metal band -- who act as Artists in Residence at this year's Mill Valley Film Festival --...