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Ear worm, free to a good home.

It all started with the waiter, ever so dapper in his tux, delivering our apértifs along with a tutorial on the evening’s performance. We had scored a table next to the window at The Met’s Grand Tier restaurant, where I … Continue reading

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Christmas Music I Hate and Love: In Search of the Perfect Playlist

So you’re going along with your life, over-worked, over-stressed and looking to catch a break. Instead, December shows up, the sun disappears for all practical purposes at 4 p.m. and yet the expectations go to mach speed, stress-to-the-max and they … Continue reading

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Listen Up, Y’all: Patty Griffin

Since most of the musicians I listen to are centuries dead (classical), gone kaput (very ironic, Civil Wars),  deeply reclusive – where are you, Joni? – or really too old to be strutting around on a stage (this might mean you, Mick … Continue reading

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Music to My Ears: Aoife O’Donovan

Four years back and forth from NYC and we are still making discoveries. I always try to get tickets to a show or two in advance of our visits. We have an entire drawer full of ticket stubs from Broadway … Continue reading

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Joni

There are worse things than lying in an MRI tube, I know, but while you’re frozen in place, forbidden to move, and your nose itches and your foot goes into a gnarled cramp, a dentist’s chair or an Indian sweat … Continue reading

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