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Boys Play, Men Fight – Part II

The Composition Process In my last post about the Al Mendez tribute concert, I said I would write a separate post about the composition I wrote specifically for the concert. When Roger asked me what I would like to perform … Continue reading

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Boys Play, Men Fight – Part I

Jazz Unlimited – Al Mendez Tribute Concert Last week, Pearl and I traveled to my home town of El Paso, Texas, to participate in a jazz band concert honoring my high school band director, Al Mendez. El Paso’s Jazz Unlimited … Continue reading

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Life Builders: Kenny Capshaw

Kenneth Capshaw – Master Music Educator Kenny Capshaw was my trumpet teacher in high school from my sophomore year until I graduated. At the time, he was the band director at El Paso High School and I used to get … Continue reading

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