Sam Pilafian passes

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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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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.
Utility Trombonist, Denver Symphony Pops, 1970's
Student: Crisafulli & Kleinhammer (CSO); Boyd (Clev. Orch.)
Principal Bass: U of Illinois Opera Pit, Harry Begian Symphonic Band

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