Regina Carter: ‘Embrace. Engage. Evolve’

January 12, 2017

Trying to briefly encapsulate the genre-spanning work of globe traveling, Grammy-nominated violinist Regina Carter is challenging…

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The Jazz Saxophonist: Two Methods of Embouchure Formation for Developing a Great Tone

Without correct embouchure, a saxophonist’s tone, intonation, response, musical expressiveness, and performance enjoyment will be severely hindered.

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Gearcheck: January 2017

The best new gear for Jazz Educators and Musicians – January 2017

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The Titan Jazz & Art Festival: A Model for Others

In Part II of this feature, we pick up Brian Rollins’ in-depth look at the Titan Jazz & Arts Festival.

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What’s on Your Playlist: Ken Schaphorst

A look at what composer, performer, and educator Ken Schaphorst is listening to.

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Kevin Sun: What’s On Your Playlist?

December 13, 2016

A look at the playlist of Kevin Sun – an accomplished saxophonist-clarinetist, improvisor-composer, and writer-blogger.

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The Titan Jazz & Art Festival: A Model for Others – Part I

A distinctive approach to festivals where students perform AFTER receiving the clinician’s advice.

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Stanton Moore: Keeping Time and Making Time

The much-acclaimed New Orleans jazz-funk drummer juggles an astounding array of musical collaborations – yet somehow finds time and energy to be an instructor and mentor to aspiring beatmakers.

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Approaching Altered Sounds

Using a one-octave major scale as a resource to introduce the “outside” sounds.

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GearCheck – December 2016

The latest and greatest gear for Jazz Educators and Musicains.

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