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The home of music journalist Nicholas Jennings, author of Lightfoot, the definitive new Gordon Lightfoot biography from Penguin Random House.

The joyous flute of Kathryn Moses

The sunny personality of Kathryn Moses always shone through in her music. Joyous and free-spirited, she expressed those qualities on flute, saxophone and vocals – she was gifted at all three –throughout a career in jazz, pop and classical music that lasted over half a century. Although she started out playing in orchestras, the American-born Ms. Moses eventually immigrated to Canada and shifted into the male-dominated world of jazz in Toronto while juggling work with chamber music, commercial jingles and numerous recording sessions. She contributed to a diverse range of albums by such artists as Bruce Cockburn, Chuck Mangione, Murray McLauchlan, Tom Paxton, Leroy Sibbles, Tom Rush, Raffi, Na...
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Music Review: Various artists - The Royal Wedding: The Official Album

Music plays a big part of any wedding. For a royal wedding, the music takes on huge significance, conveying both regal grandeur and time-honored tradition. Those rich qualities were in abundance at the marriage of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, as Prince William and Catherine Middleton are now known. The ceremony at Westminster Abbey featured music with a distinctly British theme, combining traditional and newly commissioned pieces. And, movingly, the musical choices evoked memories of William’s mother, the late Princess Diana. The Royal Wedding: The Official Album, recorded and now available digitally, captures the full ceremony—all of the music, plus the readings, blessings and vows. A...
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