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Take Five With Joyce Spencer

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Meet Joyce Spencer:A native of South Louisiana, Joyce Spencer began playing the clarinet in 5th grade, but switched to tenor saxophone in the 12th. During this time, her musical influence included blues, jazz, zydeco, gospel, classical and R&B. She later included the alto sax and flute at McNeese State University where she received a bachelor's degree in instrumental music education. After a 20-year hiatus, Joyce began playing again in churches and many other venues. After several attempts to ...


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