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Wynton Marsalis got his break as a teen on his trumpet at Tanglewood. The Grammy Award–winning artist returns to the area with his “Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra” for the Mahaiwe's July 30 fundraising gala. Marsalis, who describes jazz as a “metaphor for democracy,” makes it his mission to create a collaborative environment for musicians, much like in the Berkshires from 1950-1979, when artists like Louis Armstrong, Dizzy Gillespie, Count Basie, Miles Davis, and Thelonious Monk played at the Music Inn. How do you view the Berkshires? It's like coming home. It has had such an impact on me and my growth [...]
Wed, May 24, 2017
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Ralph Sauer, trombonist www.davidbrubeck.com
The headline for davidbrubeck.com in 2016 has to me “1385” tm, the brand new interview series featuring world-class musicians who happen to play the tenor trombone. How could you possibly have a better start than these five? Master trombonists Ralph Sauer, John Marcellus, Peter Ellefson, Alex Iles and Irv Wagner lead the charge, and we are grateful; it doesn't get any better than this! Here are the selected highlights… RALPH SAUER Ralph Sauer, trombonistwww.davidbrubeck.com2. Only Maurice Andre, and perhaps a handful of other brass players have reached a level occupied by dozens, if not hundreds, of soloists on [...]
Tue, May 23, 2017
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