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Family, Life’s Most Powerful Siren Song

A passion for music may have led Dawn Dixon across the Atlantic Ocean for a time, but her love for her family brought her back to her southern roots.

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John Uzodinma II, Breaking Barriers Four Strings at a Time

When the pandemic cancelled most of his scheduled events, violinist John Uzodinma II sought a way to stay connected to the public.

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A Musical Inheritance, Trumpeter Builds Band Program

Kimble Funchess, a member of the Jackson Horns, began the school's music program in 2014 with a group of sixth graders who had never before held an instrument.

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Empty Atlas Goes ‘Maximal’

“There will never be an end to all the blood and sweat I’ll lend to make it work,” sings former Jackson Free Press music editor Micah Smith, the leader of ...

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Zac Harmon, Raised Under Jackson’s Limitless Sky

Zac Harmon may have left Jackson in his adult years to bolster his career as an award-winning guitarist, singer and songwriter who specializes in American blues, but he has always ...

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Amanda Joullian Chappell

Travelin' Jane, formed in 2007, performs music that ranges from the '60s to the hits of today presented in "Jane style," which Amanda Joullian Chappell describes as blue-eyed soul with ...

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William Hulbert Jr: JPS Trombonist Becomes a Lion

This year, Callaway High School junior and trombonist William Hulbert Jr. earned a place in the Mississippi Lions All-state Band roster--the first Jackson Public Schools student to do so in ...

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Online Streaming Events

Some organizations and individuals have started hosting online events to help give people some fun and social reprieve even whilst taking refuge at home.

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Texissippi Sid, Musical Tones from Two Homes

A veteran to the Jackson music scene, Sid Thompson has been strumming a guitar since the early 1960s.

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Singer Kenny Rogers Dies at 81

Actor-singer Kenny Rogers, the smooth, Grammy-winning balladeer who spanned jazz, folk, country and pop with such hits as “Lucille,” “Lady” and “Islands in the Stream” and embraced his persona as ...

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Laeland, Ryan Warnick Take Center Stage at Jackson Indie Music Week Showcase

Bradley Davis, better known as Laeland, performed for an artist showcase during Jackson Indie Music Week.

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Tab Benoit: The Bayou Meets the Blues

How does a Cajun from Little Caillou, Louisiana get the blues? Tab Benoit lets loose a throaty guffaw when asked this question, fully appreciating the incongruity of who he is ...

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‘Keeping the Blues Alive’ at Hal & Mal’s

Each year, The Blues Foundation, known as the International Blues Foundation, recognizes individuals, businesses, organizations, and festivals from across the globe that have invested years and effort into upholding the ...

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Seth Power: 'Souvenir'

Growing up, Seth Power found himself locked away in his room for several hours a day, writing songs with his new recording software. The only force that could push Power ...

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Thalia Mara Hall: Winter Music(al) Preview

Now that we have entered the winter months of 2020, it's a great time to take a peek at the music-centered performances that Jacksonians can look forward to at Thalia ...

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