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Adele Laurie Blue Adkins (born 5 May 1988 in Enfield, North London), known professionally as Adele (pronounced /әˈdɛl/), is a British singer. Adele has described her musical style as "heartbroken soul." She is the first recipient of the BRIT Awards Critics' Choice,
Anthony Armando “Chick” Corea was born in Chelsea, Massachusetts, on June 12, 1941. He was taught piano at home as a four-year-old, and drums later as an eight-year-old. The adolescent Chick Corea played piano at weddings, bar mitzvahs, and area functions before his graduation from high school.
The New York Pops is the largest independent pops orchestra in the United States, and the only professional symphonic orchestra in New York City specializing in popular music. Led by newly appointed Music Director Steven Reineke, the orchestra performs an annual subscription series and birthday gala