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Washington D.C.

Kennedy Center gig

Hey everybody!

My name is Johnny Duke.  I am an eighth semester professional musica major at Berklee and the guitarist in Liz Longley’s band.

Last night was a blast!  We played an hour long set at the Kennedy Center for about 300 people.  I want to thank everybody at Berklee and the Kennedy Center who made this trip possible, especially Rob Hayes.  It is a thrill for Derek, Jake and I to be playing behind Liz’s beautifully crafted music.  We’ll be playing a lot this summer.  Hope to see you on the road!


At Washington National

Derek checks his bass for freshness upon landing at Washington National Airport.  No strings, or designer wristwatches, were harmed in the making of this photo.

Day 1 – pretty perfect.

Hey everybody!

My name is Liz Longley.  I’m a senior at Berklee, a songwriting major and vocal principal.  I’m so excited to be in Washington, D.C. with my band tonight.  Tomorrow night we’ve got a big show at the Kennedy Center’s Terrace Theater.   We can’t wait! 

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Day 1: Liz Longley @ The Kennedy Center, Washington, D.C.

Jake Cohen during a session with Liz Longley @ Morningstar StudiosHey all! I’ll be posting for the next three days, talking all about the show I’m doing with Liz Longley at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. But first, I wanted to just let you know a little bit about who I am:

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Dear readers,

I come to you from the USAirways Gate 21 at Boston’s Logan International
Airport. We’re here — Liz Longley and her band:  Johnny Duke, Derek McWilliams,
and Jake Cohen — waiting on our flight to Washington DC.  The real destination, our prime imperative, is the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, our country’s national palace of music, dance, and theater, where Liz and pals will play the Terrace Theater tomorrow night.

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