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Photo by Andrew Oppmann Story by LB Rogers / Contributing Writer MTSU alumna Laura Rogers was honored Saturday for receiving her first Grammy nomination for Best Folk Album. Rogers and her sister, Lydia Slagle, make up the duo The Secret Sisters and were nominated for their album “You Don’t Own Me Anymore.” The Secret Sisters …

Story by Mamie Lomax / Contributing Writer Ann Powers, National Public Radio’s music critic and correspondent, will make an appearance at the Center for Popular Music on Middle Tennessee State University’s campus on Monday, Jan. 29. Ann Powers “is one of the leading popular music and popular culture critics working today in any medium,” says …

Photo by Hayden Goodridge / MTSU Sidelines Kamasi Washington is one of the greatest forces in contemporary jazz music. In 2015, the saxophonist released a massive album titled “The Epic,” which spanned three hours and featured a personnel of over 30 musicians. This year, he released a more succinct, but no less powerful EP titled …

Photo courtesy of AMP Entertainment Story by Jeffrey Jenkins / Contributing Writer  There’s few things in this world that brings people together the way music does. The melodies, harmonies, and lyrics within music present the opportunity for people to engage in levels of emotion and comradery that is hard to achieve anywhere else. This sensation …