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Big Star Tribute Ensemble Feat. Mike Mills Releasing Live Concert

Big Star Tribute Ensemble Feat. Mike Mills Releasing Live Concert

Former R.E.M. bassist/vocalist Mike Mills has been occupying himself with an assortment of musical activities since that band’s retirement, including the sporadically active Big Star’s Third project. The “tribute band” of sorts was essentially spearheaded by Chris Stamey (The dB’s) ...

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Mills and McDuffie’s Rock/Classical Collaboration Being Released

Mills and McDuffie’s Rock/Classical Collaboration Being Released

In June we reported on the world premiere of ex-R.E.M. bassist Mike Mills’ hybrid rock/classical collaboration with violinist Robert McDuffie, “Concerto for Violin, Rock Band and String Orchestra,” which they debuted with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Now the composition is ...

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Mike Mills, Robert McDuffie Collaborate on Concerto

Mike Mills, Robert McDuffie Collaborate on Concerto

Former R.E.M. bassist Mike Mills premiered his new, original violin concerto on Friday, June 17th with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Written with composer David Mallamud, “Concerto for Violin, Rock Band and String Orchestra” features Mills on bass and piano, Macon-based ...

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