But sometimes, there is a message so apparent that it can’t be ignored. Such was the case with the recent Jazz Aspen Snowmass June Festival, and the message that was shoved in the face of festivalgoers was this: It’s the jazz, stupid!
Review: Why jazz actually ruled at the Jazz Aspen June Festival | AspenTimes.com.
By Jonathan Widran
Both Labro and Brady attribute their love of wine to spending key developmental years in France. Labro grew up in Rodez, near the Languedoc-Roussillon wine region (which boasts three times the combined area of vineyards in Bordeaux) and began learning about pairing food and wine from a tender age. “I got to live the pairings and learn how the right wine can enhance a dish and bring different flavors to the palate.” Continue to read a longer extract of the article here
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Tango is considered to be one of the great music styles of the world…the compositions are as sultry as the infamous dance. WDET’s Martina Guzman interviewed Julien Labro from the Oblivion Project…a Detroit group considered to be foremost Tango band in the Mid-West.
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On the Tuesday edition of “Live and Local,” I’ll be talking with the two soloists appearing on Tuesday night’s concert in Champaign by The Prairie Ensemble, guitarist Shawn Purcell and bandoneon virtuoso Julien Labro. And we’ll have live performance highlights from past shows, featuring Shawn and Darden Purcell. [wpaudio url=”http://will.illinois.edu/media/mp3/45176–110412.mp3″ text=”Link to Audio” dl=”0″]