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The Deep Roots Yuletide Baedeker v2022

It's back! The Deep Roots 2022 Yuletide Baedeker is updated and ready for prime time.
by David McGee


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by David McGee


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by David McGee



She’ll Take You There

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Christmas Stocking Stuffers 2022

DARYL MOSLEY offers a rustic 'An Old-Fashioned Christmas' and gospel artists ANTHONY FAULKNER and THE WARDLAW BROTHERS bring forth uplifting Yule messages.
by David McGee



Transcending Avant-Garde Boundaries

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by David McGee


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Bernard Hughes music is both satisfying and challenging to sing, as well as being rewarding for both singer and audience. PRECIOUS THINGS, by the EPIPHONI CONSORT, is a case in point.
by David McGee



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Led by Amaan Ali Bangash, the musicians on MUSIC FOR HOPE comprise a cross-cultural collaboration demonstrating harmony in discordant times.
by David McGee


To Dream Like an Angel

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by David McGee