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Raffi: Listen With Caution

I think I am doing an okay job with my son’s musical education. We listen to a balanced earful of meditative chanting and far-east miscellany, as well as early nineties angst. I am careful to avoid the heavier stylings of […]

Raffi: Listen With Caution

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I think I am doing an okay job with my son’s musical education. We listen to a balanced earful of meditative chanting and far-east miscellany, as well as early nineties angst. I am careful to avoid the heavier stylings of […]

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