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He is largely unconcerned with genre distinctions and believes that anyone can make music with the voice. In concert McFerrin typically directs sections of the audience in ostinato patterns against and over which he and amateur volunteers perform solo. Although he may want to deny the uniqueness of his musical gifts, McFerrin is one of a kind. SELECTIVE DISCOGRAPHY: The Voice (Elektra, 1982); Spontaneous Inventions (Blue Note, 1986); The Elephant’s Child (Windham Hill, 1987); Simple Pleasures (EMI, 1988); The Best of Bobby McFerrin (Blue Note, 1990); Medicine Music (EMI, 1990); Hush (Columbia, 1992); Play (1992); Bang!

The same rhythmic assurance informs the bass-driven title track, which reflects McEntire’s interest in other musical styles, namely rhythm and blues. New Directions While McEntire cut back on her recording activities after the late 1990s, she found success in the New York theater, replacing Broadway star Bernadette Peters in a revival of the classic musical Annie Get Your Gun in 2001. McEntire won raves from the tough New York critics for her spirited, high-strung performance. ” In the fall of 2001 she premiered her own sitcom, Reba, which, in keeping with McEntire’s trademark realism, dealt with a mature subject: single motherhood and teen pregnancy.

McLachlan gave birth to a daughter, India Ann Sushil Sood, in April 2002. Fumbling Toward Ecstasy (Arista, 1993); The Freedom Sessions (Arista, 1995); Surfacing (Arista, 1997); Mirrorball (Arista, 1999). SELECTIVE DISCOGRAPHY: B. Childerhorse, From Lilith to Lilith Fair: The Authorized Story (New York, 1998); J. Fitzgerald, Building a Mystery: The Story of Sarah McLachlan and Lilith Fair (Kingston, Ontario, 2000). BIBLIOGRAPHY: C A R R I E H AV R A N E K JOHN MCLAUGHLIN Born: Yorkshire, England, 4 January 1942 Genre: Jazz, Classical, World Best-selling album since 1990: Inner Mounting Flame (1998) s the leader of the Mahavishnu Orchestra A during the late 1960s and early 1970s, the virtuoso guitarist John McLaughlin introduced spiritual themes to the blazing speed, powerhouse rhythms, and newly emergent instruments of electric jazz-rock fusion.

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