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Courtesy of our friends at the Cultural Council of Greater Jacksonville Myra Oh, now a resident of Jacksonville, was born in Oakland, California and lived in the Bay Area into her early 20s.  At the age of 14, Myra enrolled in courses at the Academy of Art University in San Francisco.  There she attended classes including figure drawing, fashion design, printmaking, and painting. During Myra’s senior year of high school she attended the Oxbow School, a private single semester arts school located in Napa, California. Myra enrolled in college after high school, with a focus on printmaking, but dropped out before graduating. During …

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Terry Adams & NRBQ, the Quiet Lion

After more than five decades on the road and in the studio his multidimensional musical vision continues to evolve and his outlook remains strong. Terry Adams, founder and omnipotent cornerstone of NRBQ speaks openly to EU about his mystical musical journey, NRBQ’s newest release Brass Tacks, Talk Thelonious, the band, and more. The New Rhythm & Blues Quartet, or Quintet, depending on the lineup at the time was founded in the late 1960’s by then Louisville resident Adams and Steve Ferguson, a guitarist and vocalist also from the Louisville area. To coin a phrase from jazz great Miles Davis this …

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