This week Classical MPR features five works by American composers to lead up to the Fourth of July. Tune in at 10 a.m. CT each weekday to hear one of these highlighted musical pieces
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July 28, 6:00 p.m. | St. Paul, MN | Tickets
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<p>On a snowy day in late 1978, just a week before Thanksgiving, jazz saxophonist Morris Wilson staged a rally for working musicians on Nicollet Mall in downtown Minneapolis. Fed up with the dwindling opportunities for funk bands with horn sections in the Twin Cities and the rising popularity of dance music, he led a small […]</p>
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