Changing the color of classical music

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“You know a lot of musicians of color get pigeon-holed into jazz and hip-hop and all these things. It’s a big stereotype,” said Marlon. “A lot of people think there are not any musicians of color out there doing classical music, when there actually are, in reality, tons of us.”

Clarinetist Robert Davis says in most symphonies he sticks out as a black classical artist, but not here.

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