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Anything relating to klezmer or cantorial music is fair game.

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I've performed klezmer and cantorial music for decades, as well as jazz and classical voice and trumpet, composition, arranging, and performing.


Bachelor of Music in trumpet performance. Double major in voice.

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2012-01-08 Steel Drum music identification:

Lee,    I have read that it was composed by Elmer Bernstein (who scored the movie) and featured the playing of noted steel drums / pans player, Andy Narell.  The track is called "Jamaican Bye Bye."   

2011-09-10 Hi.:

I don't know the show you're talking about, but on June 25 VH1 was scheduled to broadcast the following:    Coldplay Live from Glastonbury SATURDAY, JUNE 25 AT 10PM ET/PT    Is that what you're asking

2011-03-05 'japanese pop girl chorus' -:

Mark,    This one had me completely stumped, so I emailed a friend (a jazz singer and sometimes student of mine who grew up in Japan) and she was able to provide an answer about the song, but not the recording

2009-08-18 Movie Choirs:

It is up to the composer to determine the instrumentation for his or her score for a movie, video game, or any other media.  The composer may be constrained by technology, location, and most importantly

2009-03-16 oh danny boy:

Deloris,    I don't know of an Andy Williams recording of Danny Boy, but I'm confident that he made one.  Just about any singer who has ever performed in front of a largely Irish audience has sung it,


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