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Picking the classics

When classical guitarist Valerie Hartzell breaks a fingernail, it's an emergency - especially if she's on tour. The sounds she pulls from the five...
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Valerie Hartzell's performance makes "string theory" reality

...instrument," commented an attendee. Valerie Hartzell has been playing guitar since she was two, "My mother was a classical guitarist who studied in Paris and met my dad, married and moved to the U.S. and had me when she was studying at the New England...
Rockin' the 2014 Winter Olympics

...of the medals and must now; sadly fall back on his clothing lines, million-dollar sponsorship deals, and touring as a guitarist within his rock band, "Bad Things" that got its name from the type of music it performs.As far as speed skating goes...
Tom Russell & Thad Beckman play to standing ovation in Kenai.

Legendary balladeer and songwriter Tom Russell and guitarist Thad Beckman wrapped up their latest tour of the Northwest...words to each of his songs by heart. Accompanied by famed guitarist Thad Beckman the Kenai audience was treated to blues styling's...
Sick Puppies return to Alaska

...When Chris Cardenas of Alcatraz Records invited the members of Sick Puppies up to Alaska to play a show in 2005, vocalist/guitarist Shimon Moore thought he was crazy. Moore and bassist Emma Anzai had just moved from Australia to Los Angeles and were trying...
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T. Harvey Combo in town: Anchorage band to rock 'sing-alongs' in Clam Gulch

When asked what type of music the T. Harvey Combo plays, band front man, lead singer and guitarist Tom Sigler says it's just "good." "I'm always joking with people telling them it's good so they don't worry too much...
What's Happening

...Center for potter Laura Faeo's exhibit "Intuitions" in Gallery One and the "Day of the Dead Exhibit" in Gallery Too. Guitarist J. D. Uponen will enhance the event with his music. For more information call 283-7040. Events and Exhibits * An opening...
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Robert Jared Johnson Jr.

...Alternative schools and was popular with both students and faculty for his charms as well as his shenanigans. He was a talented guitarist, an eager socialite, a gentle spirit, an animal lover and a dreamer. Rob finally got his groove, enthusiasm and 1000-watt...
Kenai Peninsula College: Around Campus

...River Campus. Renowned musicians John Walsh (tenor banjo), Mikey Beglan (rhythmic button accordion) and Nancy Conescu (guitarist and vocalist) will perform the free concert. The event is being sponsored by the KRC Learning Center, in conjunction with...
What's Happening

...Genevieve Klebba, Wade Wahrenbrock, Sandra Sterling and John Demske at the Funky Monkey from 6 to 8 p.m. with music by jazz guitarist J. D. Uponen. * Bluegrass Jam at Christ Lutheran Church in Soldotna from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. today. * Closing reception...


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