Sir Thomas Beecham, the great English conductor, is supposed to have quipped, “Brass bands are all very well in their place – outdoors and several miles away.” But he might have liked the flügelhorn. 570 more words
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Jeff Oster’s awesome new CD, “Next,” is getting critical acclaim. Jeff and I co-wrote and performed “On Mother’s Day” for the CD, and now it’s the soundtrack for a moving Memorial Day video tribute to those who have served. Go Jeff!
Adolphe Sax was born in Belgium in 1846. His father was a designer of musical instruments who dabbled in the design of horns. Little Adolphe began to make his own instruments at an early age, entering two of his flutes and a clarinet into a competition at the age of fifteen. 295 more words