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Interesting guests and compelling conversations about local issues. Sunday, February 14 5:30am – This week we meet Michel Martel, the Executive Director and Karen Nestvold, the Director of Development & Classical Programs from Music Works Northwest. Music Works Northwest is a non-profit community music school dedicated to providing access to music lessons, music therapy, and performance experiences for people of …

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MUSIC NEWS

Ace Frehley to Release New Covers Album in April Featuring Reunion with Paul Stanley

Entertainment One MusicFounding KISS guitarist Ace Frehley has announced official details about his upcoming studio album, a star-studded covers project called Origins Vol. 1 that includes contributions from Frehley’s old band mate, Paul Stanley, as well as from Slash, Pearl Jam‘s Mike McCready, and Lita Ford. The 12-track collection will be released on April 15, and features Ace’s take on …

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Carlos Santana Says Super Bowl Halftime Show Should Have Featured Bay Area Bands, Live Music

Credit: Ruben MartinThis year’s Super Bowl Halftime Show at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, California, was an entertaining multi-artist spectacle that brought together U.K. rockers Coldplay with pop stars Beyonce and Bruno Mars. However, legendary rock guitarist Carlos Santana feels that organizers of the extravaganza fumbled the ball by not inviting local artists from the Bay Area to take part …

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Bruce Springsteen Autobiography, “Born to Run,” Coming in September

Jamie Squire/Getty ImagesYou could argue Bruce Springsteen has already written his autobiography, in the form of the dozens of deeply personal, confessional songs he’s shared with fans over the decades. But now he’s putting the story of his life in one place, in an autobiography to be released this fall. The book, which will be titled — of course — …

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Jefferson Airplane’s Marty Balin Says New Solo Album Has “Some of the Best Songs I’ve Ever Done”

Buckjoy ProductionsFounding Jefferson Airplane and longtime Jefferson Starship singer Marty Balin will release a new solo album called The Greatest Love on Friday, February 12. The 15-track collection is filled with the kind of romantic-themed tunes for which Balin is famous, so its arrival on Valentine’s Day weekend is well timed. “These are songs I’ve been doing live in concert …

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