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Tribute to Carla Bley: Mandala Octet and Mandala Orchestra

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"Fresh Impression" topped off the set, as the five-reed, eight brass orchestra brought it home with a solo by the behatted trumpeter John Worley, the only performer who had actually performed onstage with Carla Bley. An appreciative audience departed. Some will undoubtedly be back when McQuarry's next project, a set of lesser-known compositions by composer Gil Evans, premieres here next fall.

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