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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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Keeping Our Children Safe This Summer

Keeping Our Children Safe This Summer

| May 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

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Spring Campaign 2013

Spring Campaign 2013

| May 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

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