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'Music Brought All Kinds of People Together' - Jazz Musician Bob Thompson on StoryCorps

StoryCorps recently visited Charleston, West Virginia to help over 100 people record their stories. One of the conversations recorded was between Mountain…

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Historic Mansion Comes to Life Through Wine & Jazz

Happy Retreat is a historic mansion in Charles Town that was once the home of Charles Washington – founder of Charles Town and brother to the nation’s…

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August 21, 1915: Jazz Singer Ann Baker Born

Jazz singer Ann Baker was born on August 21, 1915. She got her start performing in Pittsburgh jazz clubs and made her Broadway debut with Louis…

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Composer David Amram to Perform on Mountain Stage

"Keep on pickin'"-- That's one of the many mantras of legendary composer, conductor, and performer David Amram. He used that mantra when sending out his…

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