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NPR: Why Jazz Musicians Love ‘The Rite Of Spring’

NPR: Why Jazz Musicians Love ‘The Rite Of Spring’

| May 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

  by Patrick Jarenwattananon A 100-year-old ballet, composed by a Russian for a French audience, has become something of a jazz standard. ‘s orchestral score for has been interpolated on record by musicians like , and Hubert Laws. Many, many more knew The Rite, and would quote famous passages during their solos — several recordings […]

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A History of the Saxophone in Jazz

A History of the Saxophone in Jazz

| May 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

It all started with Adolphe Sax, a Belgian instrument inventor. In 1842, he attached a clarinet mouthpiece to a brass creation that he named the saxophone. Because of its metal, conical body, the saxophone was capable of playing at volumes much higher than other woodwinds. It was used in military bands in the 1800s, but […]

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See How You Can Make A Difference in Oklahoma

See How You Can Make A Difference in Oklahoma

| May 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

MOORE, Oklahoma – Tornadoes have devastated Oklahoma, leaving many asking, ‘How can I help?” Here are some of the agencies helping the victims: – The Salvation Army is asking for donations for Oklahoma Tornado Relief: https://donate.salvationarmyusa.org/uss/eds/aok You can also text “storm” to 80888 to make a $10 donation. – The Red Cross said the best […]

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Choice Evening of Jazz

Choice Evening of Jazz

| May 14, 2013 | 0 Comments

         

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