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Arnold Jacobs: Loss of a Master 
The death of Arnold Jacobs was a great loss to the brass community, and the music world as a whole. M. Dee Stewart remembers his friend and colleague in this touching memorial.


Larry David Minick Passes 
With the recent death of Larry David Minick, 55, the world of music lost a genius and master craftsman, and Cambria lost a curmudgeon-in-training. At his memorial service on Jan. 17, family, friends and musicians came together to remember the man they loved, who tried so hard to portray a crusty, cranky tinkerer.


OTJ Tribute to J. J. Johnson 
Trombone legend J. J. Johnson passed away on February 4,2001. This tribute contains links to learn more about Mr. Johnson, MP3 files of some performances, and a message board to leave your own remembrance.


Profile: Al Grey 
At first glance, Al Grey resembles a sleepy hound dog. Those aren't just bags under his eyes. They are trophies from more than 45 years spent on buses and airplanes, in nightclubs and hotel rooms. But just start Grey talking about his favorite subjects--Count Basie, the trombone, and, especially, the plunger--and he snaps alive and his speech begins to flow.


Pros and Cons to a Career in Orchestral Music [DY] 
A disussion of the pros and cons to a career as an orchestral player, as well as a list of questions a prospective player can ask to see if they would be well suited for such a life in music.


Steve King: 1968-2001 
On Thursday, May 10, 2001 Stephen King, a 32 year old trombonist, was murdered in New York City. He was originally from the Detroit area, attended the Cleveland Institute of Music in the late 1980's where he studied with James DeSano, and moved to NYC in the early 1990's to study with Joe Alessi.


Tribute to Al Grey 
On March 24, 2000, beloved trombonist Al Grey passed away. In this brief tribute, author Bob Bernotas remembers some of Grey's more memorable solos, and we offer two excerpts of Al Grey's memorable solo style. God speed, Al.


Tribute to J. J. Johnson 
Frequent author for the OTJ Bob Bernotas offers this tribute to J. J. Johnson.


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