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Saxophonist Peter Cobb grew up outside of Boston and had the privilege of studying with some of the greatest musicians in the world, including Antonio Hart, John LaPorta, Jerry Bergonzi and Bob Sinicrope. Most significantly, he spent 5 years under the tutelage of the legendary Joe Viola of Berklee College of Music. Peter later attended Berklee from 1995-1996. Peter then took a brief hiatus from jazz to pursue a career in public interest and international law, working in Switzerland and later attending the University of Pennsylvania Law School before serving as an attorney for several years after that

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Article: Record Label Profile

Dreambox Media: The Philadelphia Jazz Label

Read "Dreambox Media: The Philadelphia Jazz Label" reviewed by Mike Oppenheim


Any fan of the great American music that is jazz is surely aware that the art form's history depended on the convergence of geography, individual talents, and inspiration. Cities such as jny: New Orleans, jny: Kansas City, jny: Chicago, and New York are synonymous with particular styles of jazz. One often overlooked city is jny: Philadelphia, ...

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Article: Profile

Remembering Scott Sherwood

Read "Remembering  Scott Sherwood" reviewed by Peter Cobb


What does one possibly say when a treasure is ripped from our lives? What can you say? The jazz world lost a great light recently with the passing of guitarist, composer and educator Scott Sherwood. The rest of the world lost an even greater human being. I don't know what the proper measure of ...

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Take Five With Peter Cobb

Read "Take Five With Peter Cobb" reviewed by AAJ Staff


Meet Peter Cobb:Saxophonist Peter Cobb hails from Boston, and grew up studying with the likes of Joe Viola and Jerry Bergonzi, and later went to Berklee on a saxophone scholarship. After taking a brief detour to attend UPenn Law School and practicing as an attorney in Philadelphia for a few years, Peter moved to ...

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Article: Live Review

The Sound and the HTML: Introducing the AAJ Orchestra

Read "The Sound and the HTML:  Introducing the AAJ Orchestra" reviewed by Peter Cobb


In many discussions about jazz's future, people have argued that the Internet will be the next 52nd Street for the music. Sadly, like many things Web, there has been more sizzle than steak. But not always--this past weekend I played a gig with the All About Jazz Orchestra (AAJO), a group that existed purely in binary ...


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