New Release by

Brass and percussion free improvisation quartet DOUBLE(2X) YELLOW, with Rob Blakeslee on trumpet, flugelhorn & miscellany; Michael Vlatkovich on trombone & miscellany; William Roper on tuba, shells, vocals & miscellany and Brad Dutz on multiple percussion, concertina and miscellany, present nine improvisations on their first CD release. All these performers are well respected as both soloists and ensemble players with impressive bios.

The CD is titled Double Yellow and is on ThankYou Records, #MV 011. It is available at

the CD

a review of Double Yellow

William Roper's JUNETEENTH

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