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The Waverly Consort is an American early music group led by Michael and Kay Jaffee. [1] [2] [3]

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References

  1. Ovation - Volume 4 - Page 88 1983 "Today, husband-and-wife Michael and Kay Jaffee's group, the Waverly Consort, has ten full-time members, a large collection of period instruments (many of them custom-made copies) and a half-million dollar budget. It plays 60 concerts a ...
  2. Chamber Music - Volume 18, Issues 5-6 - Page 17 2001 The Waverly Consort is one of the leading ensembles specializing in the performance of Medieval and Renaissance music. In addition to its annual American tours, the Waverly Consort has made eight highly successful tours to South ...
  3. Musical Newsletter - Volumes 5-6 - Page 16 1975 -"... the four charter member musicians, the personnel of the Waverly Consort is likely to change from concert to concert. Part of this is due to the Jaffees' philosophy of program building. They like to start with an idea, the Spanish cantigas or"