December 14, 2009 On the surface, there might seem to be a world of difference between jazz and bluegrass music. Jazz is predominantly urban and often deals with relatively complex structures, chords and key changes. Bluegrass is predominantly rural and, like blues, often works within fairly predictable structural boundaries. But jazz and bluegrass are more alike than they appear.
August 24, 2008 The life and presidency of Andrew Jackson was full of contradictions that inspired hatred, pride and reluctant admiration from his countrymen. It also inspired Christopher Hedge to compose a new work about the seventh president, titled Andrew Jackson: The Atrocious Saint.
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