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Gershwin: American in Paris

Recently, and by that I mean the last month, I’ve been on a big Gershwin binge, and by that I mean hardly a day goes by when I don’t listen to something by him. Of course he is probably best … Continue reading

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Memorial Day

Every year my school band marches in three memorial day parades. This was my last year, so I feel I should commemorate it in some way. (Side note: I’m proud to say I have marched with all four primary types … Continue reading

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RIP: Bud Herseth and Sir Colin Davis

Social media isn’t that bad. If it wasn’t for Facebook I wouldn’t have found out that two amazing musicians had died. Yesterday legendary trumpeter Adolph “Bud” Herseth died peacefully at age 91. Bud played principal trumpet for the Chicago Symphony … Continue reading

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Listen to this: Shostakovich – Trumpet Concerto?

I really only follow one blogger, and that is Eric Klackner. I think he’s informative and entertaining, and has also helped expose me to some great music. Today he posted a link to a trumpet version of Rhapsody in Blue, … Continue reading

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View from the Audience: Ithaca Jazz Ensemble and Terell Stafford

So I just happened to be in Ithaca, New York for about a day or so (one of the most beautiful areas of the earth if you ask me) and I noticed that the Ithaca Jazz ensemble was playing a … Continue reading

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