Hot Wax – March 2011

April 18, 2011

New and Notable releases for January 2011.

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Gearcheck – March 2011

The latest and greatest publications, products and gear for Jazz Educators

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Gordon Goodwin

Gordon Goodwin shares 10 tunes off his must-have playlist

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Efficient Practice

The biggest challenges students face have to do with developing efficient practice techniques and learning how to be open and responsive while performing. This article addresses those challenges

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Delfeayo Marsalis: A Responsibility to the Music

Being driven around the neighborhoods of the Crescent City, discussing jazz with one of the Marsalis clan for an hour or so – not a bad way to spend an afternoon, right? This past January, while at the JEN Conference, that’s the situation I was lucky enough to find myself in.

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Yoruban Game

March 23, 2011

This is a topic I discuss often at Camp MMW and on my latest educational DVD, LIFE ON DRUMS (Vongole […]

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Another Color for Your Musical Palette: Principles of Twelve-Tone Writing

With a tip of the hat to Cole Porter’s “Let’s Do It” (“Birds do it, bees do it”, etc.), Bird […]

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March 2011

The Evolution of Jazz Drumming from Hudson Hudson Music’s The Evolution of Jazz Drumming by Danny Gottlieb is an educational […]

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Focus on Reverend Dr. Ronald Myers

Dr. Larry Ridley, AAJC Executive Director Bassist Extraordinaire: Focus on Reverend Dr. Ronald Myers, www.juneteenthjazz.com Minister, physician and jazz musician, […]

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March 2011

Turkish Embassy partners with JALC for Ertegün Jazz Series In late Janary, the Embassy of Turkey was joined by representatives […]

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