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Michael Lake/Gerry Pagano: Roads Less Traveled

Read "Roads Less Traveled" reviewed by Dan Bilawsky

The title of this album isn't just talk; it basically defines Michael Lake's entire career in music. Lake has made his way in the music world by playing the alto trombone--an instrument that many would simply look at as a novelty horn. Many years ago, his teacher at Arizona State University--a graduate assistant named Kevin Hedges--turned him onto this lesser-used little brother of the tenor trombone; it's been his go-to horn ever since. As Lake worked his ...


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