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Take Five with Andy Clausen

Read "Take Five with Andy Clausen" reviewed by Andy Clausen


Meet Andy Clausen Andy Clausen is a New York-based trombonist, composer, and educator. A graduate of The Juilliard School, he currently serves as Artistic Director for Jazz at New York Youth Symphony. Clausen is also a founding member of The Westerlies, an award winning new music brass chamber ensemble. From Carnegie Hall to Coachella, The Westerlies navigate a wide array of venues with the precision of a string quartet, the audacity of a rock band, and the charm of a ...

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Album Review

Andy Clausen: The Wishbone Suite

Read "The Wishbone Suite" reviewed by Dan McClenaghan


Nineteen year old trombonist Andy Clausen started his music studies at The Julliard School in the fall of 2010. He did not wait to finish his studies before releasing, in March of 2012, his debut CD, The Wishbone Suite. Apparently the music was in him and it had to be recorded.The music on The Wishbone Suite is, in Clausen's words, “a collection of simple melodies, themes and chord structures that chronicle a childish romance I had in the ...


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