[JPL] MacArthur winners

Steve Rubin steve at pacific.net
Tue Sep 19 10:44:20 EDT 2006


Among the winners of the  John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur  
Foundation grants.  Each will receive $500,000 over the next five years:


_John Zorn, 53, musician and composer, New York. Zorn, a saxophonist,  
is at the center of the "downtown" experimental music scene in lower  
Manhattan.

_Regina Carter, 40, jazz violinist, New York. Although classically  
trained, Carter draws from Motown, Afro-Cuban, swing, folk and world  
music. She used a violin owned by Nicolo Paganini to record her 2001  
album "Paganini: After a Dream."




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