Nina Korman

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  • 13 years ago

    After enjoying a smidgen of success in New York over a couple years, the last thing DJ Ursula 1000 (a.k.a. Alex Gimeno) anticipated during a 2000 homecoming gig in Miami was a debacle. But the place where he grew up and honed his musical chops was...

  • 13 years ago

    Fernando Perdomo's friends jokingly refer to him as Chewbacca. And with his formidable height, unruly brown mop, and sometimes copious facial hair, the musician does bear a slight resemblance to the cantankerous Wookiee from the Star Wars epics. H...

  • 14 years ago

    They met at a local open-mike night in 1997, and although they grew up across the country from each other, they felt an instant connection, almost as if they were related. An Oklahoma native, Amy Carol Webb learned to raise her voice early, crooni...

  • 14 years ago

    Blues Night: For more than six months that's been the official tag on Thursday evenings in the Veranda Bar at Miami Beach's Palms Hotel. But as those who frequent the place know well, there is little to be sad about. Even after dark, the room seem...

  • 14 years ago

    Peering at a shiny object through a shop window. In the late 1930s, a teenaged Jean Baptiste Thielemans found himself doing that one day during a school field trip in his native Belgium. And that's how it all began. A couple of francs lighter, he ...

  • 14 years ago

    What's it like to listen to a piano solo by musician John Hicks? "Taking a five-minute compressed course in piano history," once said a writer for The St. Louis Post-Dispatch. While one is more likely to hear something closer to Duke Ellington tha...


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