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Lara Downes on this week's 90.9 WRCJ - Listening Room

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Interview with WRCJ's Chris Felcyn

Pianist Lara Downes releases a new solo album, America Again, on Sono Luminus. The album's title is taken from Langston Hughes' poem, Let America Be America Again, written in 1938. America Again features twenty pieces selected by Downes that explore the elusive but essential American dream, written by composers including Duke Ellington, Lou Harrison, Morton Gould, Amy Beach, George Gershwin, Angélica Negrón, Dan Visconti, Leonard Bernstein, Scott Joplin, Irving Berlin, Florence Price, Aaron Copland, Samuel Coleridge-Taylor, and more.

WRCJ 90.9FM - Detroit, Chris Felcyn sat down with Lara Downes to discuss - America Again for The Listening Room, which airs this Sunday morning November 13th at 11am.   Listen to the attached interview.