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Freedom Rap Session Youth Freedom Panel Gospel Meets Symphony Featuring Marvin Sapp and The Philadelphia Orchestra Festival Finale Concert. Meet the Musicians. ← Return to Meet the Musicians Everything, except rap (is that really music anyway?). I am currently listening to my. Masta Ace, Big Daddy Kane, Kool G. Rap, Craig G & Lil' Daddy Shane) featuring Masta Ase Big You probably thought I'm soft, of course you never met this.
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Magic's alias, "Sir Juice". Although this initial effort failed to provoke a reaction of any discernible magnitude, it foreshadowed the groups' ultimate path to success.
Roxanne Shante[ edit ] A chance encounter in between Mr. A scathing attack on UTFO 's " Roxanne, Roxanne ", the song became so popular that it not only garnered a response from the original group with the help of a young rapper claiming to be The Real Roxannebut also inspired dozens of imitators in a series of records known as the Roxanne Wars. However, the true significance of the inch release was not its headliner, but the B-side track, "The Bridge", which proved much more popular, finding not only considerable radio play but also the ire of Boogie Down Productions BDP.
BDP, an upstart rap group from the South Bronx led by rapper KRS-Onetook offense to a contested interpretation  of MC Shan's lyrics, which they interpreted as a declaration pronouncing Queens as the birthplace of hip hopwhen in fact, it originated largely in the Bronx.
Adding to the beef was an ongoing feud between Mr. Magic deriding their early efforts. Nonetheless, the so-called " Bridge Wars " would be drawn out over a number of proxies. The Juice Crew began to expand around this time, most notably with the inclusion of two high school friends from Brooklyn: Big Daddy Kane went on to become not only one of the biggest selling but also one of the most respected and influential rappers of his time. Over the years, he has performed in musical genres ranging from big band and jazz, to klezmer and salsa.
Stephen Goforth is an Oklahoma musician who has distinguished himself as a trumpet virtuoso comfortable in any venue — principal trumpet, featured soloist, lead trumpet, jazz soloist, church soloist, conductor, clinician, composer, recording artist, brass quintet and more. He is particularly known for brilliant piccolo trumpet playing and spontaneous exhilarating obbligatos.
He has performed for OKMozart numerous times, toured with the Dallas Brass, played in Europe, with numerous touring artists and for presidents and other dignitaries. His programs stretch from church choral works to full orchestras to the acclaimed Experience Trumpets concert featuring more than 20 instruments. His most recent recordings and compositions are being played on national television networks including Fox, Disney, Nickelodeon, Comedy Central, in Europe, Africa, and most recently Asia and Australia Flutist Dana Higbee is a person with multiple talents and interests.
She is a former member of the Tulsa Philharmonic. She regularly performs chamber music with Tulsa Camerata, and is a flute instructor at Oral Roberts University. Dana and her husband Paul are parents to four children and 4 grandchildren. He is proud to have been a member of the Bartlesville Symphony for many years.
His wife Valerie and son Colin are both violinist. Being a music teacher was her goal as early as elementary school and specializing in strings became her focus in high school. As the head of the string program in the Jenks Public Schools, she directs all of the high school orchestras though previously she has taught choir, band, music theory, and general music.
In addition to playing violin with Signature Symphony, she performs on both violin and viola in small ensembles and has a small number of private students.
Reading is the perfect way to relax. Many of my relatives have some musical background and a few have been involved semi-professionally. Murray is the second violinist of the Tulsa Rock Quartet. Smith, Jordan Smith, Astronautalis, P. She currently works with the Harmony Project of Tulsa, and is a registered Suzuki Method violin teacher, and a faculty member at the Barthelmes Conservatory of Music. Bon Iver he is a performer with a band and The XX.
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I take a bath, do yoga, and read fiction Favorite works featuring your instrument? I would start my day with a hot yoga class and then spend a few hours at the horse barn riding horses and hanging out. Then I would ride my bike to a coffee shop with my favorite book and sip a cappuccino while I read before cooking dinner at home and watching a movie.
Probably the Twinkle Variations in Seattle, WA If you could look into a classical crystal ball, what would you see in the future? For myself — curating solo recitals and growing my private studio. He was also a member of the Tulsa Youth Symphony. While in Switzerland, he performed with two competitive British brass bands.
Since returning to the US, Brett has remained active in the Oklahoma music scene as both a freelance tubist and low brass clinician.
Nichols lives on a farm near Okemah hometown of Woody Guthrie where he is a pecan orchardist and enjoys fishing and wildlife. Growing up in a musical family, Ms. During his college career he served as first call substitute flute with Tulsa Philharmonic and also substituted with Oklahoma Sinfonia and won the concerto competition at Sewanee Summer Music Festival.
He has worked in IT as a TPF programmer the past 25 years, which moved him to several different states. While living in Atlanta, he performed with Atlanta Concert Band. Hiking, camping, kayaking, just put me anywhere outdoors and I am happy. His works are very difficult, but a tremendous amount of fun for the performers and the audience. If you had a full day to do anything you could, what would you do? None of my family had musical training, but I grew up with music all around me.
My mother was constantly singing as she went about her day. Red River Valley was a particular favorite of hers. My father taught himself to play the guitar and strummed away at Johnny Cash songs on his old beat up guitar in the evening. I remember my grandfather, an immigrant from Italy, playing tunes for me when I was tiny on flutes that he carved from the hollow stems of zucchini plants.
What was the first tune you learned to play, and where did you play it? I have hope that the current trend of defunding music and the arts in our schools and cities will be reversed and that we, as a society, will realize that we cannot truly live without the arts, we will only survive. If we can grasp that truth, then I believe there will be better support for these programs in our schools and communities.
Smith Symphony where he was Co-Concertmaster for the seasons. James started teaching violin his first summer out of high school and has continued to teach ever since. He has started a chamber music society entitled Tulsa Friends of Chamber Music, under the auspices of his non-profit corporation, Concerts for Worthy Causes, Inc. Ruggles joined the Barthelmes Conservatory faculty in Fall of He has also played in the OK Mozart Festival on occasion.
Favorite Non-Classical band and song: What do I do to relax: Chill in front of DVR shows or watch movies, read Classic novels, fishing. Favorite works featuring violin: If you had a full day to do anything, what would you do? Go fly fishing for trout in the snowy mountains or play in a concert. My mother was a church organist, and my father started me out on singing and violin. His main instruments were trumpet and violin, but he learned all of the Classical instruments; he taught instrumental music in the Tulsa Public Schools during its heyday, and taught in other schools for a total of 35 years.