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Exposition: A Conversation with Dr. Zach Stern

Dan Woods

"Strike Up the Band!" host Robert Gifford talks with Zach Stern about his early musical influences and about his saxophone quartet called the Sinta Quartet. They also discuss the history of the saxophone and much more.

Dr. Robert Gifford holds degrees from the Universities of Kansas, Michigan and Iowa, and has completed post-graduate studies at Oberlin Conservatory and Loma Linda University. He spent four years as a member of the USAF Strategic Air Command Band and has been a teacher/conductor for more than 50 years, which included 25 years as Director of Bands at Southeast.