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Shannon CottrellYoshiki on stage with X Japan at The Wiltern, 2010.
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Herbie Hancock, Gustavo "The Dude" Dudamel conducting the L.A. Phil
Walt Disney Concert Hall
September 27, 2011
Better Than: Multitasking to a Gershwin recording. Actually listening again is a revelation.
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[Ernest Fleischmann, the former head of the Los Angeles Philharmonic, died last Sunday at 85.]
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