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The Horns Got Hot at the Pyramids

It was a swinging good time at the Pyramids this past week and no, we're not talking about a bluesy New Orlean's juke joint, we're talking the real thing, the Great Pyramids of Giza.The 17-member Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra (SJMO) is just back from a whirlwind, seven-night festival that ...

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It was a swinging good time at the Pyramids this past week and no, we're not talking about a bluesy New Orlean's juke joint, we're talking the real thing, the Great Pyramids of Giza.

The 17-member Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra (SJMO) is just back from a whirlwind, seven-night festival that took them to Cairo and Alexandria, Egypt.

"It was the big experience of everyone’s life in the ensemble," enthused John Hasse, the
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About Beth Py-Lieberman
Beth Py-Lieberman

Beth Py-Lieberman is the museums editor, covering exhibitions, events and happenings at the Smithsonian Institution. She has been a member of the Smithsonian team for more than two decades.

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