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Old songs presented in a new way is an ALLISON treat 

SouthCoast Today 
Posted Jul. 28, 2016 at 2:01 AM 

LITTLE COMPTON — ALLISON will perform music from their debut CD, “Volume One,” featuring songs of Joni Mitchell, Cat Stevens, Graham Nash, and more on Aug. 4 at St. Andrews by-the-Sea in Little Compton. 

ALLISON is the creation of mezzo-soprano Allison Messier and harpsichordist Paul Cienniwa. 

"Because we are both classically trained musicians, we also offer music of the Elizabethan and baroque periods," Messier said, adding, "The songs, famous and…

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