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John Baylies

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John Baylies is an American tubist known for his experiments in electroacoustic improvisation. A native of North Andover, Massachusettes, John currently lives in New York City, where he leads his improvised dubstep band Sousastep, co-leads the free-jazz ensemble Sunnyside Electric, and performs in a wide variety of groups such as the Dingonek Street Band (Afrobeat, Ethio-jazz, Balkan), and NOTUS (NOLA, jazz-funk).

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Winko Ljizz

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Winko Ljizz is the OneManBand Storyteller of Sacramento - hosting the Acoustic Sanctuary [mobile piano- bar comedy club] - in the Old Sacramento Waterfront historic district - parked at 200 J Street on Thur, Fri & Saturday nights [from 8 ’til Late]. www.acousticsanctuary.com

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David Winograd

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Rich Willey

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Rich Willey plays trumpet, bass trumpet, valve trombone, tuba and Electronic Valve Instrument (EVI). Rich continues to teach privately and composes and arranges music for various-sized jazz ensembles. A U.S Army bandsman, he studied at the U.S. Navy School of Music and then attended North Texas State University where he studied jazz improvisation with Rich Matteson, Jack Petersen and Dan Haerle. Rich spent his formative years as a jazz player in Philadelphia and NYC clubs and later participated in the BMI Jazz Composers Workshop studying with Bob Brookmeyer and Manny Albam. At the Manhattan School of Music Rich studied arranging with Mike Abene, trumpet with Byron Stripling, improvisation with Garry Dial and film scoring with Ed Green, graduating with a masters in jazz performance/trumpet. Rich has toured with Maynard Ferguson and the Tommy Dorsey Orchestra, and has played numerous times for the Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra, the Cab Calloway Orchestra, the Sammy Kaye Orchestra and the Nelson Riddle Orchestra. Through the years Rich has played with and/or for: Lionel Hampton, Hank Mobley, Don Patterson, Buddy Morrow, Bob Haggart, Dick Hyman, Claudio Roditi, Chris Potter, Conrad Herwig, John Swana, Bob Mintzer, Kenny Drew Jr., Brad Mehldau, Mel Tormé, Bobby Sanabria, Skitch Henderson, Tommy Flanagan, and many others. A perpetual student, Rich studied trumpet and bass trumpet with the legendary Dr

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Missouri Arts Council Picks Tubaist Ralph Hepola For April Featured Artists

Missouri Arts Council Picks Tubaist Ralph Hepola For April Featured Artists

FEATURED ARTISTS PROGRAM Artists are the backbone of our creative state. Get to know some of the best right here! Each month, we’re designating four individual artists from all around Missouri as Featured Artists. They create and perform in every sort of genre, from sculpture to storytelling. Meet our April Featured Artists! Ralph Hepola musician ...

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News: Music Industry

Ralph Hepola’s Tuba Carves Out A Place For The Much-Maligned Horn In Modern Jazz

Ralph Hepola’s Tuba Carves Out A Place For The Much-Maligned Horn In Modern Jazz

Ralph Hepola’s Tuba carves out a place for the much-maligned horn in modern jazz. The virtuoso tuba player leads his quartet through a set of his freewheeling originals, playing with remarkable fluency as the lead instrument. While the tuba has often been stereotyped as a limited instrument that keeps time in marching bands, Dixieland and polka ...

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News: Recording

Veteran tuba master Ralph Hepola creates a dynamic, supremely soulful new lead voice for the idiom on his eclectic debut album 'Tuba'

Veteran tuba master Ralph Hepola creates a dynamic, supremely soulful new lead voice for the idiom on his eclectic debut album 'Tuba'

Invented in both its bass and tenor forms in the 1830s by instrument builders Wilhelm Friedrich Wieprecht, Johann Gottfried Moritz and Johann’s son Carl Wilhelm Moritz, the tuba played a prominent role over the next century in the works of Strauss, Stravinsky, Wagner, Prokofiev, Brahms, Gershwin and others. Having played for several years with the Basel ...

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News: Music Industry

Ralph Hepola Makes A Strong Case For The Tuba As A Lead Instrument In Jazz

Ralph Hepola Makes A Strong Case For The Tuba As A Lead Instrument In Jazz

The tuba, like the banjo and the accordion, has sometimes had an image problem during the past century. While it has had an important role in classical music and early jny: New Orleans jazz, the tuba has often been associated with Dixieland, amateur bands, and comedy. There have been exceptions such as its use in the ...

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John Propkop

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