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NEXUS with the Los Angeles Philharmonic

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NEXUS performs Takemitsu’s “From me flows what you call Time” with the Los Angeles Philharmonic, Maestro Shinozaki conducting, in their stunning new Walt Disney Concert Hall!

Photos from the University of Minnesota – Ted Mann Concert Hall

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April 8 University of Minnesota – Ted Mann Concert Hall – Craig Carnahan, producer Fernando Meza, Percussion Instructor. On the 6th we flew to Minneapolis and had some down time; opportunities to rest after a very busy couple of days. Some of us checked out the Gerry Museum just down the street. Turned out to… Read more »

Photos from the University of Arizona – Days of Percussion

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University of Arizona – Days of Percussion – March 27 and 30. Dr Gary Cook, Host Nexus concert in Centennial Hall Well, this was a special trip for us. Lo and behold, Paul Horn, the famous jazz flutist of the “inside” series of recordings and the guy who was responsible for Nexus’ first recording, has… Read more »

Photos from Notre Dame University – South Bend Indiana

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Sunday March 23. Dustin T. George – Miller, producer The Annenberg Auditorium is very small, but the producer, Dustin George-Miller is putting on an interesting concert series and the museum that houses the hall has some very fine Native American masks, costumes and pottery. At three o’clock on the afternoon of our concert, we gave… Read more »

Photos from Butler University

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Butler University – Clowes Hall National Concert Band and Percussion Festival. Friday March 21 The night before our concert (Thursday 20) Jim Campbell, Mark Ford and John Wooten took us to dinner at a downtown steak “joint”. We had a wonderful evening together. The N.C.A.A. basketball tournament had begun and the streets were filled with… Read more »

Photos from University of Missouri – St. Louis

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March 17 A short break at home and then off to St. Louis, Missouri. After arriving on campus, it took three cell phone calls and two “asking people”, to find the building at the University of Missouri where our masterclass was scheduled to take place. It was worth the effort and Calvin the hotel limo… Read more »

Photos from Northwestern University – Evanston, Illinois

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WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY, 5th: NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY, EVANSTON, ILLINOIS NEXUS with MICHAEL BURRITT It is always a pleasure to visit Professor Burritt and hear the students from his percussion program. The afternoon of our concert we heard: Allegro, Sonata No. 2 in A minor by J.S. Bach – performed by Jake Thieben Preludes for Marimba by Brett… Read more »

Photos from the University Of Missouri, Rolla

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SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 8TH:UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI, ROLLA One of the most beautiful stops on our tour. A high point in the Ozarks with mile long views in every direction. Our program of Becker’s “Away Without Leave”, the Takemitsu song arrangements, Reich’s “Drumming, Part One” Hartenberger’s “Invisible Proverb”, “Tongues” and the ragtime arrangements drew yet another standing… Read more »

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