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The Audition

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My music teacher, Luigi Biagi, told me that he was done with me. He said it was time I moved on to more specialized teachers. Since my passion was composing and arranging, he recommended Al Fine.

Julie Martin

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To describe Julie Martin in those days is to give a resume of prairie truth: her good soul and giving heart were the stunning elements of her beauty. From afar she was a demographic sample like millions of women who, unlike Cassandra, could not afford to

Rain on Me

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For the past eight years, I’ve been the drummer of the band Post Nasal Drip until this morning when Duane, the lead singer, called to tell me I had been replaced by a drum machine