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  • Armando Peraza dies; flamboyant bongo drummer

     Armando Peraza dies; flamboyant bongo drummer
    Cuban-born drummer Armando Peraza, a self-taught musician who transformed himself from a homeless orphan in Havana to a world-recognized bongo and conga expert who performed with Carlos Santana for nearly two decades, died Monday in a South San Francisco hospital.
  • Review: Anne LeBaron's unexpected body of work can amaze at REDCAT

    Review: Anne LeBaron's unexpected body of work can amaze at REDCAT
    Anne LeBaron is a composer as transformer. She transforms instruments, such as putting objects on the strings of the harp to tease out hidden sounds. She transforms cultural contexts, be they Kazakh, Bach or Katrina. She deals with what we know, with...

    Carlene Carter takes her place in the Carter Family with new album

    Carlene Carter takes her place in the Carter Family with new album
    Aspiring artists face few challenges more daunting than escaping the shadow of a family member who has established a reputation in the same field. That goes double for Carlene Carter. The veteran singer and songwriter not only is the daughter of one...

    Singer Brandy, fiance Ryan Press call off engagement

    Singer Brandy, fiance Ryan Press call off engagement
    "Almost Doesn't Count" for Brandy -- the singer has called off her engagement to music executive Ryan Press.  "They are no longer together. The engagement is off, but the friendship is still on," the R&B singer's rep told Us Weekly on Tuesday. "The...

    Appreciation: Singer-songwriter Jesse Winchester (1944-2014)

    Appreciation: Singer-songwriter Jesse Winchester (1944-2014)
    It was an offhanded comment by singer-songwriter Jesse Winchester, but it stopped Elvis Costello cold when he was chatting with Winchester for his short-lived music-interview series “Spectacle” on the Sundance Channel a few years ago. In...