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John Ruocco: Am I Asking Too Much?

Read "Am I Asking Too Much?" reviewed by John Kelman

Born in the United States, John Ruocco is one of many artists who have found a fuller life abroad. The 56 year-old saxophonist/clarinetist has lived in The Netherlands for years and is a fixture on both the Dutch and Belgian scenes, with a significant discography and current activities including directing both the Dutch Jazz Orchestra and Den Haag Conservatory Big Band. Living below the radar in his country of origin isn't unusual, but with two 2008 releases--composer Myriam Alter's Where ...


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