Mission of Burma
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John Lincoln Wright and the Sour Mash Boys
Donna Summer
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Arthur Fiedler
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James Taylor
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To preserve, honor and showcase New England’s musical heritage.

Keith Lockhart

By the time Keith Lockhart became the twentieth conductor of the Boston Pops in 1995, at the age of 35, the Poughkeepsie, New York, native had spent plenty of time involved in all sorts of music. Even before he started piano lessons at the age of 7, he was listening to the jazz and classical records his dad was playing at home. Though Lockhart was being trained mostly in classical, during his time at the South Carolina liberal arts school Furman University, where he ended up declaring as a music major, he worked on his chops in pop music, playing…

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