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OBITUARY: Jazz Saxophonist Bob Berg, 1951-2002

Bob BergPhoto by Sarkis Boyadjian The music community mourns the loss of saxophonist Bob Berg who died in an automobile accident on December 5, 2002 on Long Island, NY. Due to poor driving conditions caused by a snowstorm, the car he was driving was struck by a cement truck and he died upon impact. He […]

OBITUARY: Jazz Pianist Mal Waldron, 1925-2002

Mal Waldron News came from across the Atlantic that jazz pianist and composer Mal Waldron died on December 2, 2002, in a hospital in Brussels. Waldron had been diagnosed with cancer in September and died of related complications. Writing from Belgium, Hugo de Craen noted that despite Waldron’s illness, which had worsened, “Mal remained optimistic […]

$27,400 Awarded Thru Copying Assistance Program

Asking Copying Assistance Program (CAP) recipient composers what their awards mean to them is like asking a kid if he likes Christmas: you basically know the answer before you get it, but it’s still fun to hear. The grants, awarded under the auspices of the American Music Center, help support the production of performance materials […]

Breathing In

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This month I was simply fascinated by the diverse sources of inspiration that drove composers and musicians to commit so much work to 41 new recordings of American music.

News In Brief 11/27/02

Jazz at Lincoln Center 7th Annual Awards Gala & Benefit Concert held at Lincoln Center; Paul Sperry’s American Encores

Osenberg leaves Qualiton; New PR Venture Ahead

David Osenberg Last Monday, Qualiton parted ways with David Osenberg, who served as the distributor’s National Director of Publicity and Promotions and Director of Classical Labels. The shift has industry watchers anticipating the next move each will make. For Qualiton’s part, National Sales Manager Angela Cuciniello assures that the position has not been eliminated and […]