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Check out this newly published book on the life of Dennis Brain. It has details about his professional life, recollections of him as a person and inspirational commentary on him as a horn player/musician. I received it in the mail this week and have had a hard time putting it down!  I’m reminded of the dignified and humble manner with which many accomplished musicians of his era (mid-20th century) handled themselves. No grandstanding, no self-promoting, no self-inflated pride, but simply a love for music, dedication to developing/maintaining technique and the offering of beauty to listeners around the world. Simply refreshing. . .and inspiring!  Here’s to more beauty and grace. . .

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