Music is the language of the spirit. It opens the secret of life bringing peace, abolishing strife. ― Khalil Gibran
Profiles of The Band Members
It's all about the music, which means it's all about the way each band member, whether its the concert band or swing band, adds their sound to the whole. Get to know the band members in these brief profiles, which are posted from time to time as part of the series, Getting to Know the Band.
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June 27, 2017 |
Although best known for his work in Afro-Cuban jazz, O’Farrill also composed traditional jazz pieces and even symphonic works.
June 26, 2017 |
A pioneer in “world music,” Gil also served as Minister of Culture for Brasil.
June 25, 2017 |
Almost completely self-taught in music, Georg Telemann became a composer against his family’s wishes.
June 20, 2017 |
The acclaimed classical pianist made his public debut at the age of nine, playing Haydn’s D major Piano Concerto with the Philadelphia Orchestra.
June 19, 2017 |
A singer, composer, playwright, writer, and poet, Buarque is best known for his music, which often includes social, economic and cultural commentary.
June 12, 2017 |
Along with Herbie Hancock, McCoy Tyner, and Keith Jarrett, he has been described as one of the major jazz piano voices to emerge in the post-John Coltrane era.