Sam Pilafian passes

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Samdance
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Sam Pilafian passes

Post by Samdance » Mon Apr 08, 2019 9:55 am

Just saw the passing of the great Sam Pilafian, master educator and player. So sad...

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Re: Sam Pilafian passes

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Re: Sam Pilafian passes

Post by jph » Mon May 13, 2019 10:36 am

A timeline check, and reminder, for many of us. Instantly thought of the Empire Brass. He could articulate the tuba, and almost project, like a flugelhorn when he needed to. Wonderful player.
Former Utility Trombonist, Denver Symphony Pops, 1970's (retired)
Crisafulli, Kleinhammer & Boyd (Clev. Orch.) Student
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