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A Troop of Echoes: Rock & Roll & Saxophones

Holley Perry | Posted 04.29.2015 | Entertainment
Holley Perry

A Troop of Echoes recorded the majority of their latest album, "The Longest Year on Record," in their hometown of Providence, Rhode Island. Starting this May, they will be leaving Rhode Island and traveling to a town near you.

Astoria Characters: The Sax Player

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 03.28.2015 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

Carol Sudhalter, the founder of Astoria Big Band and the quartet that bears her name, walks into this improv stage, which is her living room and the room she does most of her living in. She hoists Betty, a big brassy baritone sax, and cradles it in her arms like a baby.

Topping Off Carnegie Hall & Steinway Hall With an Opera at the Fringe

Lisa Chau | Posted 10.21.2014 | Arts
Lisa Chau

The New York International Fringe Festival this summer includes a new opera by Matthew Zachary Johnson: The Boston Tea Party Opera. This show marks a new direction in his work. Johnson is the composer of a body of often-performed classical saxophone works.

Larry Storch: Still a Stand-Up Guy

Andrew J. Lederer | Posted 08.25.2014 | New York
Andrew J. Lederer

Something wonderful is happening tomorrow (or Thursday the 26th, if tomorrow isn't Thursday where you are). Larry Storch is performing comedy in New York.

James Chance: A Super Bad Fellow With Swagger

Marcel Hidalgo | Posted 07.02.2014 | Arts
Marcel Hidalgo

You won't ever find James Chance out of his suit, neckwear or pompadour. And what may read a bit antsy on the outside is the opposite on the inside, for James is focused within the realm of his radical energy.

Music I (Mostly) Hold Dear: John Adams

Daniel Asia | Posted 06.08.2014 | Arts
Daniel Asia

John Adams is one of the most frequently performed of American composers and justly so. Shaker Loops continues to hold its allure. In its well-handl...

John Coltrane's Saxophone Joins Smithsonian Jazz Collection

AP | Posted 03.26.2014 | Arts

WASHINGTON (AP) — One of John Coltrane's tenor saxophones is joining the jazz collection at the Smithsonian. Coltrane's son, Ravi Coltrane, will do...

WATCH: Kenny G On Michael Bolton: 'When He Cut His Hair, It's All Over'

HuffPost Live | Posted 01.23.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Despite collaborating together throughout the '90s, acclaimed saxophonist Kenny "G" Gorelick revealed on HuffPost Live that he and singer Michael Bolt...

Cows Absolutely Love Sax Solo Mooo-sic!

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 09.23.2013 | Green

Even cows appreciate a good saxophone solo. In this video above posted by Blow, the bovines are very curious and seem to appreciate the short but ...

S. African Musician Goes Back To School At 60

AP | DONNA BRYSON | Posted 04.17.2012 | Arts

JOHANNESBURG — The 60-year-old beloved South African musician shows up five days a week to sit behind a scarred desk in a bare-bones classroom, ...

Sunday in The Park

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Irene S. Levine

Spending a Sunday in Central Park is never a disappointment. There are unexpected surprises at every turn. ...

Saxophone-Playing, Tango-Dancing Walrus Delights Crowds In Istanbul (VIDEO)

NewsLite | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

via News Lite When The Beatles wrote 'I Am the Walrus' they probably never considered getting one of the huge marine mammals to play an instrument ...