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Follow Your Heart, Follow Your Head…THAT is Success

I remember how I felt when I heard Johnny Hartman and John Coltrane's album for the first time. At a bar with friends, I had to sit back and let the tracks wash over me. I went to the jukebox and programmed it to play the entire album. Twice. To this day, that album is one of my favorites and my foundation of what I call experiential music. I recently spoke with Christopher Preston Thompson, co-founder of Concordian Dawn, an ensemble of three musicians who present Medieval and early Renaissance music. These men perform acoustically and each is a singer…
Kate Harvie
October 21, 2012
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New Season Means Amazing Music – Autumn ’11 Greatness

W e're officially in October and autumn is my favorite season. I mean, I love spring and the lush joy of spring doesn't last that long. Autumn, however, goes for weeks. From the crisp chill to the change of leaves to the apple picking to the ways the sunset looks different to the amazing concerts that happen once we're in a new school year. And I saw two such spectacular shows within the last week and a half. If you aren't familiar with these artists, please become familiar. Van Hunt. José James. Remember these names. Van Hunt Van Hunt, The…
Kate Harvie
October 1, 2011
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Where Would I Be Without Music?

I  started singing for real when I was eight. Someone has the digital evidence of my first lead performance where I must have forgotten that there was an audience as I constantly (there is no tactful or nice version of this) picked a wedgie. No idea if I sang well. My classmates Elizabeth Lacey and Cindy Langmack were off the chain that day. Since then, I've sung a great deal and music is in every way part of my various celebrations and coping mechanism. And the last couple of years have connected me to a series of musicians who have…
Kate Harvie
April 8, 2011