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Wrapping up 18th Juneau Jazz & Classics Festival

...still available for funerals. "Our business card says 'funerals to birthdays,'" original and current baritone saxophone player Richard Lewis said. "If somebody requests it, we're going to do it. You could book your own funeral if you...
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Still Swinging

...young as 18-year-old saxophonist Alex Goese-Goble. "Everybody has a very interesting background," said alto saxophone player John Haywood. "Some of them were musicians in the Army, and they got some great training there." "You learn...
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What was the holdup?

...spectators. "The parade was just plain too long, and has been too long for years," said Judy Crondahl, a baritone saxophone player in the parade's volunteer marching band. "I'm not the oldest member of the band, but I'm not as young or...
Lisa Simpson for Senate support to her campaign. She is an environmentalist, a poet, a vegetarian, a football oracle, a talented saxophone player, a moralist, and she's designed her own range of fashion dolls (with the wisdom of author Gertrude Stein, the...
Animatronic to play three shows before hiatus

...and a chord progression. But lately, their experiments have verged on drum and bass. "That's stuff that our saxophone player hasn't really listened to," Lacey said. "With drum and bass and trance, those melodies are maybe a lot more...
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Juneau students attend all-state music festival

...Music Festival held Nov. 20-22 in Fairbanks. Akstin led the tuba section and Goese-Goble was the top baritone saxophone player at the festival, which featured two days of rehearsal and culminated with band, orchestra, mixed choir and treble...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...on my own hook.'' In college, he studied music and woodwinds. But when Box saw that even better clarinet and saxophone players than he were barely scraping out a living, he changed career paths and studied science. ``I failed as a professional...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...the need for a separate bass player in the band. Instead the line-up consists of a drummer, a percussionist, a saxophone player and Hunter himself. As of Monday, about half the tickets for each of the shows were sold out, with the 9 p.m...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...said. The new Fiddlehead owners would like to have jams during the Alaska Folk Festival, and will bring in jazz saxophone player Virginia Mayhew from New York City in August, Stagg said. Guitarist Curt Terrall has played at the Fiddlehead regularly...
Native tradition meets jazz innovation: Native Jazz Quartet to perform Friday

...and jazz, specifically Jim Pepper and Don Pullen. Pepper, of Creek and Kaw ancestry, was an Oregon-based jazz saxophone player who worked Native American musician elements into his music. (He was also a guest musician on Juneau Tlingit jazz...


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