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NOWfest Japan

Imagine yourself sitting in an Asian oasis…which turns out to be the home of the Japanese ambassador to the United States. You are sipping a glass of saki and dining on sushi and tempura amongst the well-dressed and well-funded benefactors … Continue reading

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In the Wild

Get a load of what came into the shop yesterday. It’s a Yanigasawa bronze tenor sax! A good friend and awesome player, Will Tynch, brought this baby in for a tune-up. All I can say is…WOW!!! Now Yo wants leopard … Continue reading

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Snarky Puppy

There are a lot of things I could be snarky about here in Washington, DC, but who could be snarky about a…PUPPY?! Maybe that’s the genius behind the name of this 13 piece, jazzy-fusion-pop-instrumental band, in concert this week with … Continue reading

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Revelry in DC

Last night Yo, Ava and I went to see a performance of the Washington Christmas Revels, a Nordic Celebration of the Winter Solstice. I knew  about them when I was living in Portland, but never had a chance to see them. There are … Continue reading

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Big Bad Voodoo Daddy

Last night we were invited to a holiday show at the legendary Birchmere, a dinner music club that’s been hosting bands in Alexandria, Virginia for 50 years. The headliner was Big Bad Voodoo Daddy…and they were both BIG and BAD, … Continue reading

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Head-Scratcher

Here’s one that really makes you wonder. A guy comes into the shop with his girlfirend’s horn. Seems she hasn’t played in a while and wants to get back at it. So I open the case to find…a chemistry experiment. … Continue reading

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Note-worthy: Steve Turre and the Airmen

Last night we attended a concert by the Airmen of Note, the US Airforce Jazz Band. These guys are the top of the crop and at the top of their game. And the concerts are FREE. Every year they host … Continue reading

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