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sical work, String Quartet No.1, was included in the International Music Festival held in Washing- ton, DC. His jazz performances have been in places like The Kennedy Center and Blues Alley in DC; and NY’s Blue Note, and Birdland. And he’s played with jazz notables including: Clark Terry, Zoot Sims, Frank Wess, Cassandra Wilson and NJ’s Bucky and John Pizzarelli and Mack Goldsbury. To hear excerpts from the Symphony No.1, Medicare and Derwyn’s other classical and jazz compositions, spend some time at A live per- formance of Derwyn’s gorgeous Guitar Concerto - Movement 3, presented at The College of St. Elizabeth, NJ can be enjoyed at: . In the meantime, here is a live 1.55 min introduction to the sympho- ny by Derwyn Holder himself. w Watch a video of Symphony No 1 Medicare NJ STAGE 2017 - Vol. 4 No. 5 INDEX NEXT ARTICLE 127