The "Quiver" of Ralph Alessi

The "Quiver" of Ralph Alessi
ECM recording artist and trumpeter Ralph Alessi blew into town with his superlative NYC quartet on Feb. 25 — featuring pianist David Virelles, bassist Drew Gress and drummer Gerald Cleaver — to deliver an outstanding evening of probing jazz to a …
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Sofia Hashemi-Asasi, 17, is the concertmistress for the San Diego Youth
As concertmistress for the San Diego Youth Symphony and Conservatory's Chamber Orchestra this year, Hashemi-Asasi has balanced her role as a leader of the symphony with her pursuits as a student and aspiring professional musician. Her experience …
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