In every musical genre there are stars, and then there are superstars. To recognize who they are in any particular musical category, you have to be plugged into it because, unlike the inescapable trumpeting and mass media promotions of popular commercial music, the more fringe styles of musical expression are often an acquired taste. The Sanctuary for Independent Media in Troy has built a reputation for the past five years in presenting off-the-beaten-track musical superstars that the general public has never heard of.
Wednesday night was no exception to that rule as baritone saxophonist, bandleader, recording artist, composer, educator, lecturer and author Fred Ho joined tenor saxophonist, educator, bandleader, recording artist and writer Salim Washington for an evening of some music and mostly lecture with an original music video by each opening their individual presentation segments.
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