The Show Must Go On (part five)

On to Chicago for the final leg of the tour. Today is a day off of playing but with travel thrown in. I'll take it. The two and a half hour bus ride from the home of the Fighting Illini to the Bears, the Cubs, the Sox, the Hawks and the Bulls is one we …

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The Show Must Go On (part four)

Touring has changed for American and all to the good, I think. A long-overdue component has been added and that is contact with music students from area music schools. Of course, the area involved is wherever we happen to be playing. We have scheduled for us a number of masterclasses, clinics, and outreach visits that …

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