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The Long and Winding (and Enjoyable) Creative Road

This first part of the process was interesting and enjoyable, creating new music and revisiting compositions from the nearly forgotten past, Continue reading

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Do percussionists still play xylophone solos?

Or is it all marimba these days? I grew up with the xylophone. Nearly every band rehearsal room had one in some state or another. Resonator tubes leaning against the wall with the other sections hidden under piles of music … Continue reading

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The Xylophone, Max Jaffa and three years late

Today I have completed and published a new collection of xylophone solos, over 31 years since the first one, with a CD of accompaniments rather than a piano book. My original compilation – Ten Xylophone Solos was an edited collection … Continue reading

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