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Karlton Hester

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Karlton Hester

Karlton E. Hester, Ph.D. (composer/flutist/saxophonist), began his career as a composer and recording artist in Los Angeles where he worked as a studio musician and music educator. He received his Ph.D. in composition from the City University of New York Graduate Center and is currently Director of "Jazz" Studies at the University of California in Santa Cruz. As performer on both flute and saxophone, he is music director of the Fillmore Jazz Preservation Big Band and Hesterian Musicism.

Hester specializes in premeditated, spontaneous and electro-acoustic composition. His compositions span a wide range; from numerous solo cycles for various woodwinds to chamber configurations, music videos and…

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The Jive Cycles Within An Integrated Force-Field
Karlton Hester And The Contemporary Jazz Art Movement (Karlton Hester, Bob Hodas mix)
Hesteria Records1981
The Jive Cycles Within An Integrated Force-Field
Karlton Hester And The Contemporary Jazz Art Movement (Karlton Hester, Bob Hodas mix)Hesteria Records1981
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