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Leroy Anderson

Ideal remembered for “The Syncopated Time clock” and the vacation classic “Sleigh Trip,” Leroy Anderson was among America’s most widely used composers of light, melodic orchestral music. A talented conductor and arranger on top of that, he had a specific knack for creating funny sound files with regular orchestral devices …

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Marshall Stearns

Marshall Stearns is today primarily known for his well-researched 1956 publication THE STORYPLOT of Jazz, 1 with provocative yet usually insightful views. Stearns, who performed drums in his university days, added content articles to Down Defeat beginning in the 1940s and experienced a dual profession like a jazz article writer …

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