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Rebirth Brass Band, Dave Bartholomew and Grammy Thoughts

The best news at yesterday’s Grammy Awards was Rebirth Brass Band winning the Grammy Award for Best Regional Roots Music Album for Rebirth of New Orleans, which was presented during the pre-tel. But that was no slight on Rebirth; almost all of the awards were presented in the pre-tel. The broadcast on CBS Sunday night [...]

Too Much Reverence? Or Just Reverent Enough?

There’s a lot to like about Chimes of Freedom – the Amnesty International benefit album with more than 70 covers of Bob Dylan songs. Its sprawl means that artists have to reach deep into his catalog, so Adele’s version of “Make You Feel My Love” is fresh because she reinvents it as a soulful piano [...]