Songs We Love: Thad Jones/Mel Lewis Orchestra, ‘Backbone’

The band’s leaders were mid-career “musician’s musicians”: Thad Jones, a distinctive trumpeter and the composer-arranger mastermind, and Mel …
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Young musicians hit the stage

CLOSE on 150 talented young musicians, in a number of disciplines, will compete in this year’s Killarney Rotary Club Young Musician of the Year …
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Songs We Love: Thad Jones/Mel Lewis Orchestra, 'Backbone'