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If musical instruments were people, trumpets would be super spreaders. When a trumpeter blows into the mouthpiece, tiny droplets of breath, so-called aerosols, come out of the musician's mouth, whiz through the brass tube and spray into the air.During a deadly pandemic, when a musician unknowingly exhales an infectious virus, it presents a potential problem for orchestras. And...
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Angélique Kidjo, the singer from Benin who has been forging pan-African and transcontinental hybrids for three decades, actually didn't need another Grammy.In 2020 she received the award for the best world music album for the fourth time with “Celia”, her homage to the Afro-Cuban salsa dynamo Celia Cruz. True to its form, Grammy voters chose well-known names and...
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Shaun Ross likes to disregard public perception.In 2013, he appeared in the music video for Beyoncé's "Pretty Hurts" and played an Imperial beauty contest teacher who describes the pop diva as too curvy. "I'm probably the only person in her life who's ever told to piss her off," he said.At some point during filming, Mr. Ross barked orders...
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