Tuesday, December 1, 2009

American Composers Alliance: 'T.J. Anderson's memorial to Hale Smith' in New Music Box

[T. J. Anderson and Hale Smith in Winchester, MA 1977; photo by Lois Anderson (From New Music Box)]

T.J. Anderson's memorial to Hale Smith
Hale Smith (1925-2009), a classical composer who also worked as a performer and arranger with jazz greats like Dizzy Gillespie and Chico Hamilton, died Tuesday at his home in Freeport, L.I. The noted composer and longtime friend of Smith, T.J. Anderson, reflects on the life of Hale Smith in New Music Box.

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This is beautiful - thanks for sharing it. I'm going to forward it on... Suzanne Flandreau

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