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Blues on the harp at Natick arts center

From a musical perspective, opposition to the status quo has been a driving force in Deborah Henson-Conant’s art and in her career.

Though raised by musicians, she didn’t like taking lessons as a child, preferring to improvise and compose rather than practice scales and exercises.

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