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Berklee's Carl Beatty (left) and drummer John Blackwell at the Cafe 939 launch party. Berklee's Carl Beatty (left) and drummer John Blackwell at the Cafe 939 launch party. (PHIL FARNSWORTH)
By Carol Beggy & Mark Shanahan
March 28, 2008

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Drummer John Blackwell has hardly come up for air since leaving Berklee College of Music in the early '90s. First, he joined Cameo, then Patti LaBelle 's band. Then, he had a seven-year stint with Prince 's New Power Generation, and, now, a gig with Justin Timberlake . But Blackwell wasn't too busy to attend this week's opening of Cafe ... (Full article: 853 words)

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