Tag Archives: music

All Together Now

The sounds of a small orchestra drift down from an open window above one of the parking lots at Erector Square. It’s Friday afternoon, and already the light is fading. But upstairs at Music Haven, the fun is just getting …

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Morale Victory

To mark the 75th anniversary of D-Day this week, Daily Nutmeg is publishing a four-part series examining New Haven’s impact on World War II—and vice versa.

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Pace Yourself

The 24th International Festival of Arts & Ideas picks up the pace in New Haven…

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Sound Mind

It’s a rainy Sunday afternoon, and Chris Della Ragione has been lowering the needle over jazz and reggae records…

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Behind the Music

K. H. Chapin Fine Violins

Kevin Chapin makes his living shaping slabs of spruce and maple into beautiful forms. But Chapin isn’t a sculptor, exactly; he’s a luthier…

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Sing State

Johnny King

Johnny King is a storyteller. He tells a few when we meet…

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Head Rap

Ceschi

In 4th-century Greece, Demosthenes famously trained himself into a great orator by speaking with a mouth full of stones. In 21st-century New Haven, Julio Francisco “Ceschi” Ramos remembers teaching himself how to rap with an old retainer. …

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Good to Hear

Every day, we brush sixteenth notes across our teeth, drum rhythms into our cellphones, tap songs onto our keyboards.

Though it also makes music using some strange instruments, the Yale Percussion Group is…

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A Good Fit

Tim Moran Woodwinds

Unlike auto mechanics who run computer diagnostics, or surgeons who operate while watching a monitor, Tim Moran is practicing a craft that’s hardly changed in 200 years. …

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Producers

If you frequent New Haven’s Ninth Square, you’ve probably noticed it: an Orange Street space with tall, wide windows that’s very quiet unless it’s very not. …

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