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Take Me Out to the Ballgame: the World Series of Brass

Posted at 3:47 PM on October 23, 2013 by John Birge

"Buy me some peanuts and Cracker Jacks" too.
Meanwhile, some crackerjack brass players from the Boston Symphony and St. Louis Symphony face off ahead of Game 1 of the World Series. And once you get past the opening schtick, the playing is phenomenal! May the better orches.. er, TEAM, win: