An evening of saxophones


The Zagreb Saxophone Quartet
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My wife and I attended a superb concert this evening by the Zagreb Saxophone Quartet, with guest appearances by BYU’s Ray Smith and the eminent classical saxophonist Eugene Rousseau.  At the end, all of them played together in a saxophone sextet.  It was wonderful.


The fare ranged from Haydn and Beethoven through Hoagy Carmichael and George Gershwin to Igor Kuljeric, Cole Porter, Bosko Petrovic, and Jerome Kern.


Among those in the relatively small audience were President Dieter Uchtdorf and his wife, Harriet, who are jazz fans.  I was very pleased to see them there.



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