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Saxophonist and composer Dave Pietro brought his Banda Brazil Thursday evening to the Lawrence Arts Center for the second installment of the Jazz at the Arts Center series.

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But saxophonist displays sterling technique

The real star of Dave Pietro's Banda Brazil is not, as you might expect, Dave Pietro. That's no knock on Pietro, a saxophonist with lots of ideas -- influences from Brazil, Brubeck and the Bhagavad-Gita can be heard in his music -- and sterling technique.

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