Claire Chase Gets Avery Fisher Prize

NYTimes is reporting that flutist Claire Chase has become the first flutist to win the Avery Fisher Prize. Previous winners of this award include Yo-Yo Ma, and Joshua Bell. Never heard of her, but she plays great! Congrats.

RIP Dave Valentin

Sad news. Jazz flutist Dave Valentin has died.

Much too young. 64 is still prime playing age.

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