The Worlds of Ralph Towner

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Veteran guitarist Ralph Towner founded the influential group Oregon decades ago. His unique style of playing, and his compositions, are inspired by a wide array of influences, from Bach to Brazil and jazz. Towner joins host Fred Child in the Performance Today studio to play an original piece, "Anniversary Song," followed by his own arrangement of George Gershwin's "My Man's Gone Now," from Porgy and Bess.

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