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Funding a Nonprofit Music Organization

Future public education will require involvement and collaboration among various local, civic, private and nonprofit entities, a concept I like to refer to as ‘community entrepreneurship.’ ~ Donald Bren Running a nonprofit, such as a community band, can be a … Continue reading

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Sax Pinkie Key Madness

“One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain.” ~ Bob Marley Practicing for an upcoming concert and this little pinkie key run (at milepost 92) is kickin’ my hindermost. Still, it’s a lovely line, very … Continue reading

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Memorial Day Gigs ~ 2014

There is nothing wrong with America that cannot be cured with what is right in America. ~ Bill Clinton This 20-year veteran retiree is thinking about the things he saw in the military. Some was amazing, some was tragic, and … Continue reading

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The Three Sopranos (Sax)

I purchase sopranos that give a hobbyist half a chance to play in tune. My favs to date are pictured below: Eppelsheim soprillo, Yanagisawa Elimona sopranino, and the Yanagisawa S992 soprano. I also have a Yanagisawa SC992 (curvy) that I … Continue reading

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WCB Holiday Wrecking Crew

The WCB concert on Saturday was awesome. We brought the house down, the musical wrecking crew that we are. There was the reading to music of the Night before Christmas, the bass sax solo to Ward Baxter’s Grinch, and the … Continue reading

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