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Musikanto On Mountain Stage

Jan 28, 2012

Chicago-based singer-songwriter Musikanto makes his first appearance on Mountain Stage here. Combining elements of indie rock, folk and soul, his album Sky of Dresses has received positive attention from Paste magazine and the roots-music site No Depression.

Red Molly On Mountain Stage

Jan 28, 2012

Even though the band was making its first appearance on Mountain Stage, the acoustic roots trio Red Molly earned a standing ovation from the sold-out audience at the Paramount Theater in Bristol, Tenn./Va. Formed around a campsite at the 2004 Falcon Ridge Folk Festival, Red Molly spent the next six years becoming a crowd favorite at events like the Bristol Rhythm and Roots Reunion and MerleFest.

Amina Figarova Sextet On JazzSet

Jul 14, 2011

As a child in Azerbaijan, Amina Figarova loved the piano at first sight. She would arrange all her dolls around her and play for them. "Nobody could stop me," she told an interviewer at All About Jazz. "I would sit and play and play." Figarova studied classical music and heard jazz at home, especially Herbie Hancock.

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