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Local quartet shares music, culture with eager Egyptian students

Is Terry Gordon playing for the Sphinx? Not exactly. The Arch Stanton Quartet trumpeter was striking the same pose as Louis Armstrong when he toured Egypt in the 1960s.
Is Terry Gordon playing for the Sphinx? Not exactly. The Arch Stanton Quartet trumpeter was striking the same pose as Louis Armstrong when he toured Egypt in the 1960s.
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Steven Partyka, drummer for Capital Region jazz group the Arch Stanton Quartet, wasn’t in the best of moods when the group went to perform for high school students in Egypt. But the experience turned out to be the highlight of the band’s weeklong tour in the country from March 20-26, not just for Partyka but indeed for the whole band — guitarist Roger Noyes, bassist Chris Macchia and trumpeter Terry Gordon. “[That was] the highlight ...


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