SCOTT JOPLIN: KING OF RAGS

SCOTT JOPLIN: KING OF RAGS

Article by Ben Tibbetts >> Click to view brass arrangements of Joplin's piano rags on Brass Music Online <<   Scott Joplin, a African American man who was called "the king of ragtime", was the most famous composer of piano rags who ever lived. However, as you'll find, in some...

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Henry Mancini´s remarkable life

Henry Mancini´s remarkable life

By Ben Tibbetts   When I was eight, the musical opening to "The Pink Panther" was as familiar to me as a lullaby. The first four notes—a smooth, ascending chromatic lick—were known to me before I ever heard Beethoven's fifth symphony. That's a different famous four notes, which would also...

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Arturo Sandoval

Arturo Sandoval
Arturo Sandoval was born on November 6, 1949. He is a Cuban jazz trumpeter, a composer and a pianist. His birthplace is recorded as Artemisa, Cuba.

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