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Barry Mazor lecture examined Ralph Peer music influence

Longtime music business journalist and author Barry Mazor was on campus Jan. 26 to present his new book, “Ralph Peer and the Making of Popular Roots Music.”

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Ryland Exum performing. Photo by Greg French.

Exum, student performer, challenges hip-hop negativity

With a focus on personal growth and optimism, Rylund Exum is a local rapper who steers clear of mainstream rap music’s modern stereotypes.

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Greg Lee Hunt receives Nashville jazz award

WMOT Program Director and MTSU alumnus (’83) Greg Lee Hunt was presented with the Nashville Jazz Workshop Heritage Award at the annual fall Jazzmania jazz party and fundraiser, held at The Factory in Franklin.

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