270: Alexandre Ritter on method books, new works, and Brazilian double bass Nov. 3, 2016

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Alexandre Ritter has become a champion of Armando Trovajoli's work Sconcerto. Once you hear this amazing piece, you'll understand why. Written for Franco Petracchi, this work has been largely unplayed until Alex got his hands on it. The process was complex, but Alex worked it out to record the entire piece and publish it on YouTube. This piece is destined to become one of the major concert works for orchestra. It's jazzy, colorful, mysterious, and magical. ### But that's not all Alex is doing these days. We dig deep into Bille, how Alex uses it in his teaching, and we …

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