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Tony Baker & Alex Iles: Interviews with Two Trombonists who Excel as Performers and Soloists in Classical and Jazz settings

Abstract The ability of musicians to perform well in multiple musical styles is increasingly common and necessary. This paper profiles two trombonists who have gone well beyond the ability to function in multiple genres, and are instead considered significant artists. Tony Baker and Alex Iles were chosen to be profiled for this project because both have achieved recognition as solo artists in the genres of classical music and jazz and have performed on international stages as soloists. They also have significant ensemble experience in both classical and jazz settings and are active teachers as well. Both hold-high profile positions that have helped grow their reputations as performers: Mr. Baker as a professor at one of the largest music schools in ... (more)
Created Date 2012
Contributor Lennex, Matthew William (Author) / Pilafian, J. Samuel (Advisor) / Bush, Jeffrey (Committee member) / Ericson, John (Committee member) / Hackbarth, Glenn (Committee member) / Holbrook, Amy (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Music / Music education / Alex Iles / Classical / Jazz / Tony Baker / Trombone
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 58 pages
Language English
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Note D.M.A. Music 2012
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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