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Hidden in Plain View: Meanings in American Music

Sound As Identity

Lecture #1: Music As Metaphor, Chapter 5

April 24, 2011
Sanders Theatre – Harvard University

In this chapter, Wynton states, “in American music, your sound is you.” Saxophonist Walter Blanding demonstrates distinctiveness and honesty in improvisation.

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