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Pink Martini & the Von Trapps: Dream a Little Dream

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A marvel of pop-jazz ingenuity, Pink Martini leader Thomas Lauderdale is at it again. Marking his group’s 20th anniversary, Lauderdale serves up another marvelous, multilingual olio that is equal parts musical adventure and pop-culture kitsch.

For the first time in Pink Martini’s colorful history, Lauderdale is flying without his copilot, lead vocalist China Forbes. In her stead, true to his jocund ways, he’s added four great-grandchildren-Sofia, Melanie, Amanda and August-of Georg and Maria von Trapp (of The Sound of Music fame).

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