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Alex Lacamoire

Alex Lacamoire, 'Hamilton' Music Mastermind Talks Ingredients Behind Musical Success >>

The paths traced in Broadway's smash hit, "Hamilton," are endless. Lin-Manuel Miranda's brainchild takes in the life and history of Alexander Hamilton but with its own added ingredients. With the music as one of those ingredients, so is Alex Lacamoire, the man who orchestrated the score and co-arranged the songs.

'Hamilton' Broadway Opening Night - Arrivals And Curtain Call

Hamilton Tickets Rise After Segments on '60 Minutes' & 'Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon' >>

'Hamilton', the hit musical from mastermind Lin Manuel Miranda, seems to have taken over the world, and the show is showing no sign of slowing down. Now, after segments about the show on '60 Minutes' and 'The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon', ticket prices are rising again.

Jonathan Groff

Highly Anticipated 'Hamilton' Cast Album Will Debut in September >>

One of the most anticipated Broadway cast albums of the year, Hamilton, will be released in September. It features the original cast, including Lin-Manuel Miranda and Jonathan Groff. The album was produced by The Roots' Ahmir "Questlove" Thompson and Tariq "Black Thought" Trotter.

Crying VIllanova Piccolo Player Performs on Jimmy Fallon, Receives Taylor Swift Tickets

Crying Villanova Piccolo Player Performs on Jimmy Fallon, Receives Taylor Swift Tickets >>

If playing the world's smallest violin is metaphor for sob stories then what about the piccolo? For Roxanne Chalifoux and the windy instrument, it represents, actually, physical tears. Now viral, she was recently invited to perform on Jimmy Fallon with none other than The Roots.

EXCLUSIVE: Crossing Brooklyn Ferry - The Roots @ BAM

EXCLUSIVE: Crossing Brooklyn Ferry - The Roots @ BAM >>

LIVE @ Howard Gilman Opera House, Brooklyn Academy of Music - Thursday, April 24, 2013

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