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  • Coltrane's sax joins Smithsonian jazz collection

    One of John Coltrane's tenor saxophones is joining the jazz collection at the Smithsonian.


  • Indian sitar virtuoso Ravi Shankar dies at 92

    The kids at first didn't seem to know how to respond as Ravi Shankar began his four-hour set on the final afternoon of the Monterey Pop Festival, in the fabled summer of 1967.


  • **FILE** Indian musician Ravi Shankar performs during the opening day of the Paleo Festival in Nyon, Switzerland, on July 19, 2005. (Associated Press/Keystone, Sandro Campardo)

    Ravi Shankar: Indian sitar virtuoso dies at 92

    With an instrument perplexing to most Westerners, Ravi Shankar helped connect the world through music. The sitar virtuoso hobnobbed with the Beatles, became a hippie musical icon and spearheaded the first rock benefit concert as he introduced traditional Indian ragas to Western audiences over nearly a century.


  • Indian sitar virtuouso Ravi Shankar dies at 92

    Ravi Shankar, the sitar virtuoso who became a hippie musical icon of the 1960s after hobnobbing with the Beatles and who introduced traditional Indian ragas to Western audiences over an eight-decade career, has died. He was 92.


  • Indian sitar virtuoso Ravi Shankar dies at 92

    Ravi Shankar, the sitar virtuoso who became a hippie musical icon of the 1960s after hobnobbing with the Beatles and who introduced traditional Indian ragas to Western audiences over an eight-decade career, has died. He was 92.


  • Philly jazz lovers seek to repair Coltrane house

    Music enthusiasts in the City of Brotherly Love are looking to rekindle a love supreme for the deteriorating John Coltrane House, a preservation effort that mirrors a broader mission to reclaim and promote Philadelphia's rich jazz heritage.


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