Branford Marsalis: Keepin’ it real

Originally published in the Journal Inquirer Jan. 31, 2013 By Kristen J. Tsetsi There are many typically-asked questions that won’t elicit typical responses from three-time Grammy Award-winning saxophonist Branford Marsalis. In a 2010 interview posted on YouTube, for example, Marsalis recalls being asked by a reporter in Holland what he’d like to say to his … Read more

James Galway is the best flute player in the world, and he isn’t shy about it

Originally published in the Journal Inquirer Friday, Oct. 25, 2013 by Kristen J. Tsetsi Sir James Galway has been called the “man with the golden flute,” the “living legend of the flute,” and a “supreme interpreter of the classical flute repertoire.” Many artists or performers might “Aw, shucks” their way out of such titles, but … Read more