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Charles Burrell

Added by yongli on 02/08/2021 - 16:17, last changed on 02/09/2021 - 13:39
Charles Burrell (1920–) is a classical and jazz musician who first joined the Denver Symphony in 1949 and played bass with the group for decades before his retirement in 1999. Sometimes called the “Jackie Robinson of classical music,” he was not actually the first Black classical musician in Denver...

Colorado Symphony

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The Colorado Symphony is Denver ’s main orchestra and one of the few major orchestras in the Rocky Mountain region. The organization traces its roots to the Denver Symphony, which was established in 1934 under Horace Tureman and became fully professional in 1945. Led by conductor Saul Caston , the...

Jack Bradley

Added by yongli on 02/08/2021 - 16:51, last changed on 02/09/2021 - 13:36
Jack Bradley (1919–2000) was a violinist who became one of the first Black members of a major professional orchestra in the United States as well as the first Black member of the Denver Symphony Orchestra when he played with the group from 1946 to 1949. Bradley came up through the Denver Symphony’s...
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