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Cover Story - July 25, 2012

Beating the drums for jazz

Stanford professor melds life in the academy with passion for music, creating sparks with his band, Charged Particles

by Elena Kadvany

Most of us forever remember the magical moment when a great passion ignites. For Jon Krosnick, the magic occurred in 1972, when jazz drummer Peter Erskine performed with the Stan Kenton orchestra at the Interlochen Center for the Arts in Michigan.

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