Organist Paul Jacobs is widely acknowledged for reinvigorating the U.S. organ scene wit a fresh performance style and "an unbridled joy of musing making." (Baltimore Sun). Currently chairman of Juilliard's organ department, Jacobs will give a recital at Saint Ann's Church in NW Washington on Sunday, September 28, 2008 at 4:00 pm. Classical WETA's Deb Lamberton spoke to Paul about the role of the pipe organ in America today.
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