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Lara Downes - America Again / WFMT: 'Featured Release'

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Inspired by Langston Hughes's poem Let America Be America Again, this new 'America Again' recording on Sono Luminus by pianist Lara Downes features music that explores different facets of the elusive but essential American dream. Downes plays music by Beach, Bernstein, Copland, Ellington, Gershwin, Gould, Joplin, and others.

Lara Downes: America Again on Sono Luminus is TODAY's WFMT: Chicago 'Featured Release.' Highlighting tracks - Gould: American Caprice (5:03), Harrison: New York Waltzes (3:13) & Traditional: Shenandoah (3:57)