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Gary Small wins fourth Native American Music Award

The Native American Music Awards have been lauding Sheridan, WY-based Gary Small for his broad ranges of styles and talents for years. His latest album, “Hostiles and Renegades” has a heavy reggae influence. I wrote spots about his for Wyoming … Continue reading

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Pakistani Rock Star’s Roots in U.S. Metal (June 6, 2008)

Working as a production assistant (PA) on Morning Edition is less about planning and preparation and more about creative storytelling and technical skill. I was given Steve Inskeep’s interview with Junoon front man Salman Ahmad and cut it and wove in the … Continue reading

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Kaki King Dreams of Melody, ‘Revenge’ (May 4, 2008)

I had been looking for an excuse to get Kaki King back into NPR’s studios since I heard her interview promoting her album “Legs to Make Us Longer.” She’s a musical innovator, using instruments ‘incorrectly’ (she treats her guitar as … Continue reading

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