Saxophone quartet shares wisdom with WSU students

Saxophone quartet shares wisdom with WSU students
FAIRBORN — It was a little like the Houston Astros giving tips on hitting and fielding to college players. In this case, it was acclaimed saxophone professionals sharing skills and insights with Wright State University music students. Project Fusion, a …
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First details announced for return of Ipswich Jazz Festival in 2018
Following the success of the 2017 festival, which returned after a one-year hiatus with more than 1,000 visitors, work has already been underway on next year’s event set for June 22-24. The not-for-profit weekend features live concerts from renowned jazz …
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Scores Of Birthdays – Many Playing with John Scofield + A Final Feature Look @ The Kenton Singers
Night Train marks the birthdays of pianist Jacky Terrasson, trumpeter Randy Brecker, composer and bandleader Maria Schneider and for Jimi Hendrix’ birthday a cover of one of his songs from the Hudson lineup with John Scofield. Also new music from Pat …
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Herding unicorns: Irene Sazer, the Real Vocal String Quartet

musicHerding unicorns: Irene Sazer, the Real Vocal String Quartet
Pat Mullan’s Trombonga performs a swing into spring gig at Caffe Trieste 7 pm Thursday featuring fellow trombonists Curtiss Mays, David Hemphill, and Justin Mar. With material ranging from Melba Liston to David Bowie, Mullan offers sumptuous sounds as …
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Trombone Day ends celebration with feature concert
Even music students who were not trombonists were in attendance to support their classmates. Event usher and sophomore music major Austin De La Rua was one of these attendees. “It’s a rare ensemble setting because most of the time you are playing with …
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John Frayne: Memorable March performances
28, dealing with a Sinfonia da Camera concert, the names of the trombonists whom I praised should have read: Brad Kosler, acting principal, Ben Carrasquillo and Richard Dole, bass trombone. John Frayne hosts “Classics of the Phonograph” on Saturdays at …
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Shorter Quartet delivers ‘transcendent tension’ at Palladium

musicShorter Quartet delivers ‘transcendent tension’ at Palladium
At the age of 81, Wayne Shorter exists in a very small category of living jazz legends, keeping company with fellow saxophonists Sonny Rollins and Ornette Coleman. His early career included stints with Art Blakey and Miles Davis, and in the early 1970 …
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Berks Jazz Fest turns 25
A few of the returning virtuosos who you can see at their shows and the jams include bassists Gerald Veasley and Brian Bromberg, guitarists Pat Martino and Chuck Loeb, Saxophonists Andrew Neu and Boney James, trumpeter Rick Braun, and vocalist …
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Jazz Town: Rising trombone star Jason Jackson to visit KC
After the release of a critically praised album that features heavy-duty friends such as trumpeters Roy Hargrove and Terell Stafford, tenor saxophonists Rich Perry and Pete Christlieb, bassist Rufus Reid and trombone mentor Slide Hampton, plus a recent …
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