Swinging with Gruber on 'Manhattan Broadcasts' Austrian composer Heinz Karl Gruber's wit is on display in "Manhattan Broadcasts," meant to evoke the New York of the swing era. It's music for orchestra plus drum kit, bongos and jazz guitar. The Oregon Symphony performs, with Carlos Kalmar conducting.
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Swinging with Gruber on 'Manhattan Broadcasts'

Swinging with Gruber on 'Manhattan Broadcasts'

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Austrian composer Heinz Karl Gruber's wit is on display in "Manhattan Broadcasts," meant to evoke the New York of the swing era. It's music for orchestra plus drum kit, bongos and jazz guitar. The Oregon Symphony performs, with Carlos Kalmar conducting.

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Swinging with Gruber on 'Manhattan Broadcasts'

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