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Man Vs. Music (Jazz Organ Project 50/250)

“It’s at the borders of pain and suffering that the men are separated from the boys.” – Emil Zatopec, Olympic Gold Medal Marathoner I’m obsessed with the documentary Man Vs. Snake, which follows a few players who play the video … Continue reading

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Grant Osborne & Doug Largent Demo

Grant Osborne – harmonica Doug Largent – organ

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June News

I bought a used set of Hammond portable bass pedals. Come out to one of our organ trio shows to check out the new rig! I must be feeling rich, because I also upgraded the strings and pickup on my … Continue reading

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Cool New Live Video

Thanks to Jennifer Terrazi-Scully for filming us play Latona by Big John Patton! Doug Largent Trio with Zsolt David and Kevin Van Sant, 6/1/17 at The Shed

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May News

It was an awesome school year with Arts in Action. I learned a ton about being a music director. Starting this month, I’ll be focusing exclusively on jazz. Please come out and join us. I’m especially excited about playing with … Continue reading

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April News

I expect to have blisters on my fingers at the end of this month. I’m looking forward to playing with the North Carolina Jazz Repertory Orchestra for the first time. Also, doing the Saint-Saens Organ Symphony at Campbell University. And … Continue reading

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March News

C Grace is an amazing jazz bar in Raleigh. I hope you’ll come out to hear me, Todd Proctor and Dr. Stephen Anderson play. I’ll eschew the organ and play upright bass for this one. We will play for the … Continue reading

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February News

Greetings! I’m very busy this month with N.C. Arts in Action, as our small team attempts to serve ten schools in Wake, Durham, and Orange Counties. I’m also playing bass with Ravenscroft’s production of Thoroughly Modern Millie. They have a … Continue reading

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Jazz in a smaller town? (Jazz Organ Project 32/250)

I’m focused on becoming a very good jazz organist. As I watch videos of myself practicing and performing, I can tell that I’m improving gradually. The purpose of the Jazz Organ Project category of this blog is that it will … Continue reading

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Sight Reading (Jazz Organ Project 30/250)

Years ago, I went to Norway with the fabulous singer Vanessa Trouble and her band. I was on stage with my double bass in a park.  It was a civic ceremony with several people – I didn’t really understand what … Continue reading

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