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Arts & Entertainment - February 1, 2008

The joy of singing

Jubilant Sykes brings his multifaceted songbook to the Peninsula

by Rebecca Wallace

In what category do you file the music of Jubilant Sykes? He's classically trained, but also thinks Bob Dylan's a classic. Jazz, gospel and Broadway tunes peacefully coexist with Schubert and Brahms in his repertoire. He doesn't even turn up his nose at country-western.

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To hear clips of Jubilant Sykes singing two songs -- one by Bruce Springsteen and one traditional gospel/blues number -- go to arts editor Rebecca Wallace's blog Ad Libs.

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