When I was in the 5th grade, I played the saxophone in the school band. There was a big band jamboree for the regional schools that we were preparing for. My family didn’t have a lot of money, but my dad was able to get a used saxophone for me. At the big band jamboree practice, I noticed I was the only girl saxophone player and the only girl of color. (I was living in a small town west of
Favorite Musical Artist/Group: I have to admit that there is a huge cheese factor to my likes and dislikes. I don’t really have a favorite singer, but my biggest likes usually coincide with the current American Idol season. I know, I know… But this season, I am really digging on my pinay sister, Ramiele Malubay! Vote for Ramiele! And when AI isn’t in season, I enjoy listening to all kinds of stuff – Alicia Keys, Indigo Girls, M.I.A. But I mostly listen to NPR!
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