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Technician gives Steinway a human touch

SITKA, ALASKA A week before the Sitka Jazz Festival opened this month (2-6-09), a heavy crate arrived at the new Sitka Performing Arts Center.
As festival co-director Terry Lovett told audiences, his reaction at the time was “Now what?”
KCAW’s Robert Woolsey recently spent some time talking with the man who transformed the crate of parts into a Steinway concert grand piano:
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