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Reason Redundant

This piece was written in response to Naviarhaiku 233 – A lucid mirage.

A lucid mirage
Faint elusive memories
Reason redundant.

This is a haiku by… 84 kata lagi


Video: This Performance of "Vassourinhas" by Spok Frevo Will Start Your Day Out Right

“Frevo” is a music/dance style native to the city of Recife. In this video, Brazilian saxophonist extraordinaire “Spok” (no relation) and his orchestra do several improvisations on the tune… 24 kata lagi


Willow Weep For Me

All I wanted when I got to college was to fit in. An 18-year-old woman who felt like a girl, I sat in the top big band between two men in their late twenties and in front of and behind a couple more. 600 kata lagi

Artist Spotlight: James Miller

Performing the FIRST recital of the 2018 ITF, at NOON on Wednesday, July 11, is James Miller, Associate Principal Trombone with the Los Angeles Philharmonic. 308 kata lagi

ITF 2018

Of Trombones and Soccer Balls

I knew it would happen, and now it has: I’m a soccer mom. Not only that, I’m a music mom. The last few days have been a scramble to get Sage to band lessons and soccer games; my respect for parents who have to manage schedules for multiple children has increased exponentially. 151 kata lagi


Indian Summer

This piece was written in response to Naviarhaiku 232 – Indian Summer.

Indian summer:
dragonfly shadows seldom
brush the window.

This is a haiku by Masaoka Shiki, mostly known for having revitalized haiku in the time when, after centuries of isolation, Japan opened to the West and was flooded with new ideas from abroad. 62 kata lagi


Trombone Tuesday - Pinecone

Do an Internet search for a list of the best jazz tromboninsts and you’ll find on each of them that Wycliffe “Pinecone” Gordon ranks in the Top 5 of all of them. 272 kata lagi