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UVM Jazz Great Ray Vega Pens Essay for the Burlington Free Press on the Meaning of Music

Ray Vega shares with Free Press readers how music got him through life growing up in a Bronx housing project in the turbulent ‘60s and ‘70s and urges contemporary music fans to slow down: “allowing the sounds to get into their heads and heart might help to bring us to a place of peace and tranquility.” Read the essay...