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Music Review: Ne-Yo’s ‘Non-Fiction’ tells the same story

NEW YORK (AP) — Ne-Yo, “Non-Fiction” (Motown)

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Moroder: Being live DJ makes me feel like Michael Jackson

In this June 18, 2014 file photo, Giorgio Moroder performs at the 2014 Pitchfork Music Festival in Chicago. For a legendary artist whose accolades including Academy Awards and Grammys, maestro Giorgio Moroder says he finally feels like an artist _ now that he is a live DJ. Moroder says performing as a DJ for an audience is “absolutely incredible.” He is readying a solo album after a near three-decade break. Last week he released the Kylie Minogue-assisted disco number, “Right Here, Right Now,” and in November, the 74-year-old released the song, “74 is the New 24.” (Photo by Barry Brecheisen/Invision/AP, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — For a legendary artist whose accolades include Academy Awards and Grammys, maestro Giorgio Moroder says he finally feels like a true performer — now that he’s a live DJ.

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Super Bowl jet-setters get topflight travel treatment

PHOENIX (AP) — For some travelers visiting Arizona for the Super Bowl, the trip may be just as memorable as the game.

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Q&A: Opera star Deborah Voigt writes of turbulent life

This book cover image released by Harper shows "Call Me Debbie: True Confessions of a Down-To-Earth-Diva," by Deborah Voight. The soprano has plenty to say about her illustrious singing career, but also about the self-destructive behavior that accompanied it: her battles with obesity, binge-eating and alcoholism, and her many troubled relationships with men. (AP Photo/Harper)

NEW YORK (AP) — Soprano Deborah Voigt keeps a picture of herself performing alongside tenor Placido Domingo at the Metropolitan Opera — both as a treasured memory of a great triumph and as a stark reminder of her emotional troubles. They were playing twins, Sieglinde and Siegmund, in Richard Wagner’s “Die Walkuere,” but Voigt seems nearly twice Domingo’s size.

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Wynton Marsalis’ JALC Orchestra to tour South America

In this Jan. 30, 2014 file photo, Musician Wynton Marsalis speaks during a lecture performance at Harvard University's Sanders Theatre in Cambridge, Mass. The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis will tour South America in March for the first time in 10 years. JALC announced Tuesday, Jan 27, 2015, that the 12-city tour kicks off Feb. 27 in New York and will visit Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Mexico and six South American countries. The program will celebrate the influence of musical traditions from throughout the Americas on jazz. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis will tour South America in March for the first time in 10 years.

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