Friday, February 10, 2017

Stuff in My Drawers Day

This letter was written over twenty one years, in September 1995, by my former band director and sometime-trumpet teacher, George Randall.

I had just returned from Governor's School interested in music composition and had two whole songs to my name, Scintillation and Glossalalia March. His thoughtful comments kept me enthused about writing more music and, unlike my undergraduate professor, he never asked me to "add some wrong notes to the score so it's more exciting".

We also used tape recorders back then, as those high-quality copper-based cassette tapes were the Minidisc of their era.

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