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Thara Memory

Thara Memory is well known for playing a smoking jazz trumpet at clubs around town. He grew up listening to all kinds of music, and as an adult enrolled at Marylhurst University to get a degree in conducting. Art Beat attends as he conducts the premiere of his original symphony, “Middle Passage,” about the slave trade.

First Broadcast: 2001
Producer: Tom D’Antoni

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Oregon Art Beat: Episode #220
Original Broadcast: April 12, 2001