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Empire Brass discuss who they are and their backgrounds

BROADCAST: 1986 | DURATION: 00:24:23


The quintet of Empire Brass was founded by Rolf Smedvig after he was asked to take part in Leonard Bernstein's "Mass". All the men came from families with musical backgrounds. Currently on tour, Empire Brass plays at Orchestra Hall this evening, the day of the recording. They have been to Europe seven times, Japan twice and they have been to all the United States except for Hawaii.