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Walter Blanding

Walter Blanding (Tenor and Soprano Saxophones, Clarinet) was born on August 14, 1971 in Cleveland, Ohio to a musical family and began playing the saxophone at age six. In 1981, he moved with his family to New York City, and by age 16, he was performing regularly with his parents at the Village Gate. Mr. Blanding attended LaGuardia High School for Music & Art and the Performing Arts and continued his studies at the New School for Social Research. Mr. Blanding lived in Israel for 4 years, where he had a major impact on the music scene, inviting great artists such as Louis Hayes, Eric Reed and others to perform

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Pamela Hines Pamela Hines
Mike DiRubbo Mike DiRubbo
sax, alto
Jim Rotondi Jim Rotondi
Harold Danko Harold Danko
Ralph Lalama Ralph Lalama
Ralph Bowen Ralph Bowen
sax, tenor
Joan Stiles Joan Stiles
Alessandro Bottura Alessandro Bottura
bass, electric

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