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The Alex LoDico Ensemble

February 13, 2011

Friday afternoon I was hustling toward the 6:26 train to Riverdale leaving from track 36 at Grand Central. I’d just got off the subway and was doing my Friday afternoon get-the-fuck-out-of-Dodge clenched jaw speed walk when I pulled up short to join the crowd that was listening to this guy absolutely shred a trombone. It was the Alex LoDico of the Alex LoDico Ensemble, with Alex LoDico on lead trombone. Man, they were great. I really had no idea you could do that with a trombone. It was hard to find a good clip of his music but here is a short piece found on youtube:

He is available for parties and weddings, presumably Bar Mitzvahs as well.

3 Comments leave one →
  1. Fat Al permalink*
    February 13, 2011 3:15 pm

    You got a Bar Mitzvah coming up?

  2. jco permalink
    February 13, 2011 4:28 pm

    I’d consider bat mitzvah-ing if we can get the Lo Dico to play.

  3. February 14, 2011 9:36 am

    “Shredding a trombone” is a great phrase and he certainly pulls it off!

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