Jazz duo practicing

November 28, 2008 | 11:27 a.m. CST
Alan Arnold, left, plays the saxophone and recorder. Of the latter he said, “They always compare the recorder to their 5-year-old coming home from school and playing around on it.” Dirk Burhans has focused on jazz guitar recently, though he has mastered several instruments.

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