Melodica Festival information

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Melodica Festival The Melodica Festival celebrates local music scenes around the world with the aim to provide in invaluable platform for emerging artists to network and develop new creative relationships. Melodica Festival was born in December 2007 by Pete Uhlenbruch, a passionate musician who simply wanted to create a genuinely attentive space for other artists […]

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Stephen Burt on the Melodica

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INSTRUMENT MELODICA CENTRAL QUESTION:How can we tell the difference—if there is one—between art for kids and art for adults? Parts of a Hohner melodica (sold separately):mouthpiece, extension tube, individual keys; Partial list of varieties of melodica: twenty-six-key, thirty-two-key, thirty-six-key, alto, bass, Ocean, Fire; Precursors: sheng, sho, keyed Aeolian, pitch pipe, symphonium, harmonicor, goofus, keyboard sitar; […]

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Toots Thielemans

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Once upon a time when I was a teenager that moved away from home. I didn’t have a car, a gig, or much money. I was addicted to LPs but I needed to eat . Having a couple of bucks for dinner one night I stopped in a record store to see what they had. […]

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Brian Auger

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Brian Auger is the organist/leader with the Oblivion Express. The band in various formats has been together for 30 years and has made many recordings. Currently the quartet is Organ/El. piano, Bass, Drums, Vocalist. I first heard them when I was younger and the sound inspired me to pursue playing jazz within a rock context […]

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Brian Haas

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Ok I go out to this bar and I don’t know what to expect. A power trio. Young players. Great reviews. Melodica, lots of melodica. A sense of humor, Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey. No one is actually called Jacob Fred. Everyone is called Jacob Fred. Well, this band is great and I encourage you to […]

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