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Winslow — as a Wesleyan alumnus, and music department chairman close to the administration and faculty — was ideally situated to persuade Butterfield that Wesleyan should become a leader in the emerging field of world music.
In his time behind the piano, organ, synthesizer, and sequencer, Hancock, 77, has crafted music that has rolled through classical, jazz, avant-garde, funk, electronica, rap, and world music, all with equal daring.
Arman Nafeei, the music curator atSunset Beach, Andre Balazs' hotel on Shelter Island, compiled an exclusive playlist made up of 60's French pop, world music, and Balearic beats for T&C.
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First Known Use of world music
WORLD MUSIC Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of world music for English Language Learners
: popular music that is based on musical traditions from different parts of the world and that often has a rhythm that you can dance to
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