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Pandemic Changes Plans

Musician catches one of last flights out of UK JOCELYN MURPHY jmurphy@nwadg.com On Thursday, March 19, violinist Er-Gene Kahng and I connected over email. We were discussing scheduling an interview

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Now 72, James Taylor finally talks about the early years

Even here, in the stillness of the Berkshires forest near Lenox, Mass., James Taylor grows anxious. He has to be conscious of how he enters his days since he most

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Charlie Daniels has no plans to give up music

Charlie Daniels says he’ll quit playing the fiddle when someone “pries it from my cold, dead hands.” And even at 83, he doesn’t expect that to happen any time soon.

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Living ‘Vivace’

Trevor Stewart does it all, including Mozart’s Clarinet Concerto BECCA MARTIN-BROWN bmartin@nwadg.com   Trevor Stewart is young, talented, high-energy, enthusiastic, busy and mobile in a way only his generation can

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Time Flies

Two decades later, band ‘just getting broke in’ JOCELYN MURPHY jmurphy@nwadg.com Eli Young Band members are always excited to see Fayetteville come up on their touring schedule, guitarist James Young

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Pianist, composer visit Fort Smith Symphony

There’s almost half a century age difference between composer Rocky Reuter and pianist Maxim Lando. But the two have a lot in common — beyond the fact they’ll both be

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Five Minutes, Five Questions: Colony House

It was as simple as this: The Chapman brothers, Caleb on guitar and vocals and Will on drums, grew up playing music together in Franklin, Tenn., and, they agree, “it

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Singer-songwriter returns to fated path

Sean Harrison was raised in the heart of a creative environment. His dad was novelist William Neal Harrison, who established the Creative Writing Program at the University of Arkansas. “I

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Actors bring backstory to APO’s ‘Symphonie Fantastique’

Jason Miller freely admits he wants to “trick” his audiences into coming to an Arkansas Philharmonic Orchestra performance. But it’s for all the right reasons, Miller, the APO’s executive director,

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UA Children’s Choir joins SoNA for ‘Carmina Burana’

“If you come to the choir room on a Tuesday night, you will see what I love most about working with this group — the energy that fills the room