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Obsessions Octet Articles

CD/LP/TRACK REVIEW

Obsessions Octet: Steppin' Up

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When Kent Sangster and his wife Joanna Ciapka-Sangster founded the Obsessions Octet in 2005, they brought together three strands of music: classical, tango and jazz. The Octet is divided right down the middle between the classical and jazz segments. Here it takes eight to tango and together they delve into that form of music. The classical string quartet: Joanna Ciapka-Sangster, Neda Yamach, Lianne Maitland and Rhonda Henshaw are regular members of the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra and the Alberta Baroque Ensemble. ...