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Museum of Making Music
Instrument innovations & American popular music from the 1890s to today. $10; $7 students/seniors. Closed Mondays. Directions:
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Come out and catch New West Guitar Group at the Museum on March 21! New West Guitar Group performs recognizable covers, jazz standards and exciting originals, and will be joined by GRAMMY-nominated vocalist Sara Gazarek!
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Museum of Making Music Feb 19
Don't miss Beyond the Pale! Inspired by Klezmer & Balkan styles but influenced by everything from jazz & classical music to bluegrass & reggae, their music traverses a vast & exotic musical landscape, bound by no particular idiom yet shaped by many.
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Museum of Making Music Feb 18
In partnership with the San Diego Opera, come see a special look at how the human voice works as an instrument.
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Museum of Making Music Feb 15
Do you have your plans? See Beyond the Pale at the Museum! For 20 years Toronto’s Beyond the Pale has been making its distinctive brand of boundary-busting Eurofolk fusion. Learn more and get tickets here:
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Museum of Making Music Feb 14
Don't miss New West Guitar Group performing recognizable covers, jazz standards and exciting originals! They'll be joined by GRAMMY-nominated vocalist Sara Gazarek. Grab your tickets for the March 21 concert here:
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Museum of Making Music Feb 2
Don't miss cellist/singer-songwriter at the Museum on Feb 8! Shana's melodies weave strong hints of jazz, classical, soulful folk, acoustic pop, and a touch of R&B into a distinctive rhythmic tapestry she calls ChamberSoul.
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Museum of Making Music Feb 1
Don Lewis gained iconic status while performing with a revolutionary instrument of his own design–an innovative cohesion of synthesizers & sound modules which proved to be a decade ahead of its time. See this special moving screening at the Museum on 2/16.
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Museum of Making Music Jan 30
For 20 years Toronto’s Beyond the Pale has been making its distinctive brand of boundary-busting Eurofolk fusion. See them perform at the Museum on February 29!
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Museum of Making Music Jan 29
Do you have your tickets for next week's concert with yet? With a deep respect for lyrical storytelling, Shana, a cellist and singer-songwriter, delivers a unique voice through her self-described genre of ChamberSoul™.
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Museum of Making Music Jan 28
Grab your tickets now for a special film screening of The Ballad of Don Lewis–the story of an electronic music pioneer whose musical genius and vision personified the creative freedom and institutional fears in the music industry.
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Museum of Making Music Dec 18
It’s possible to build almost any sound you can imagine–including the sounds of traditional instruments–and play your sound in almost any way–with a piano keyboard, a guitar, a wind instrument, a smartphone app. Learn more about our special exhibit here:
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Museum of Making Music Dec 9
and helped raise $25,000 at the Share The Love Benefit Concert for 6 local nonprofits! The donation will make a huge impact for our educational outreach programs!
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Museum of Making Music Nov 27
Rob Ickes and Trey Hensley have shared their love of bluegrass, country, blues, rock, western swing, and jazz onstage to the delight of audiences around the world. See them at the Museum on December 7!
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Museum of Making Music Nov 25
Featuring pianist Scott Wilkie and friends, enjoy unique arrangements of your favorite Christmas songs, performed by an unforgettable, world-class ensemble in Joy | The Christmas Concert – one you don't want to miss!
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Museum of Making Music Nov 20
Although early instruments were limited to a handful of sounds, each development in synthesis brought new opportunities for personalization. It soon became apparent that with synthesis, everyone could make their own sound. Learn more in our new exhibit!
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Museum of Making Music Nov 17
Since joining forces in 2015, the GRAMMY-nominated duo of have shared their love of bluegrass, country, blues, rock, western swing and jazz around the world. See them at the Museum next month! Tickets here.
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Museum of Making Music Nov 16
Get into the holiday spirit with jazz pianist Scott Wilkie’s annual Christmas concert, Joy, at the Museum! You’ll enjoy unique arrangements of your favorite Christmas songs, performed by an unforgettable, world-class ensemble. Grab your tickets here:
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Museum of Making Music Nov 12
Malcolm, 23, & his brother Umoja, 20, learned to play the violin through Florida’s public school system & together they use their violins to interpret reggae classics, pop songs & their own creations – accompanied by beats, & sometimes a DJ & guitarist.
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Museum of Making Music Nov 11
Check out this week's feature: the Rollmonica. Jonathan explains the roots of this musical trend from the 1920s and how exactly these instruments operate. Come by and see it for yourself Tuesday-Sunday!
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Museum of Making Music Nov 9
The partnership of 15-time IBMA Dobro Player of the Year, Rob Ickes, & widely respected acoustic/electric guitarist & vocalist, Trey Hensley, continue to delight and astound audiences of traditional American music around the globe. See them here on 12/7!
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