In this 2002 photo, Oregon Symphony music director James DePreist conducts from the podium for the first time since kidney transplant surgery in Portland, Ore. DePreist, one of the first African-American conductors and a National Medal of Arts winner, died Friday, Feb. 8, 2013 at his home in Scottsdale, Ariz., his manager Jason Bagdade said. (AP Photo/The Oregonian, Steven Nehl) MAGS OUT; TV OUT; LOCAL TV OUT; LOCAL INTERNET OUT; THE MERCURY OUT; WILLAMETTE WEEK OUT; PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP OUT

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In this 2002 photo, Oregon Symphony music director James DePreist conducts from the podium for the first time since kidney transplant surgery in Portland, Ore. DePreist, one of the first African-American conductors and a National Medal of Arts winner, died Friday, Feb. 8, 2013 at his home in Scottsdale, Ariz., his manager Jason Bagdade said. (AP Photo/The Oregonian, Steven Nehl)  MAGS OUT; TV OUT; LOCAL TV OUT; LOCAL INTERNET OUT; THE MERCURY OUT; WILLAMETTE WEEK OUT; PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP OUT
In this 2002 photo, Oregon Symphony music director James DePreist conducts from the podium for the first time since kidney transplant surgery in Portland, Ore. DePreist, one of the first African-American conductors and a National Medal of Arts winner, died Friday, Feb. 8, 2013 at his home in Scottsdale, Ariz., his manager Jason Bagdade said. (AP Photo/The Oregonian, Steven Nehl) MAGS OUT; TV OUT; LOCAL TV OUT; LOCAL INTERNET OUT; THE MERCURY OUT; WILLAMETTE WEEK OUT; PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP OUT
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