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In Memory:  Roy Francis

In Memory: Roy Francis

We just received this news from Donovan Stokes.  It looks like the ISB was important to him: Long time ISB member Roy Francis has passed. You may remember I wrote an article on his life about 10 years ago for the journal. (Read Donovan's article below.) He was...

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Chi-chi Nwanoku’s Chineke! Foundation

‘I want to change perceptions about classical music’ ISB member, Chi-chi Nwanoku has created the non-profit organization Chineke! Foundation to provide career opportunities for young black and minority ethnic classical musicians in the UK and Europe through education,...

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Meet Morten Ramsbøl:  Jazz Freelancer and Educator

Meet Morten Ramsbøl: Jazz Freelancer and Educator

When Wayne Darling retired a few years ago from his position at the University School of Music in Graz, Austria, there was a worldwide search for his replacement.    The man they found for the job was Morten Ramsbøl from Denmark.  Besides his successful bass studio in...

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Larry Gray – The Full Interview

Larry Gray – The Full Interview

ISB member Larry Gray is one of the jazz greats based out of Chicago, Illinois.  He was one of our presenters at ISB 2013.  Here are his thoughts on all things bass.  Thanks to Chris Kosky (CK) for interviewing Larry Gray (LG) back in November of 2013. CK: Will you...

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Chi-chi Nwanoku’s US Tour

From the looks of her current schedule, it might appear that ISB member Chi-chi Nwanoku lives in the United States.  She actually lives in London.  She is currently in the middle of a US tour, braving the airlines and all kinds of winter weather.  When I caught up...

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