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Lessons Learned

  • Teaching Jazz in the ‘Classical’ Lesson

    Jazzed Magazine | May 1, 2017Improvisation is Essential to Becoming a Truly Complete Musician By Andrew J. Allen Read More...
  • The Titan Jazz & Art Festival: A Model for Others

    Jazzed Magazine | January 12, 2017In Part II of this feature, we pick up Brian Rollins’ in-depth look at the Titan Jazz & Arts Festival. Read More...
  • The Titan Jazz & Art Festival: A Model for Others – Part I

    Jazzed Magazine | December 13, 2016A distinctive approach to festivals where students perform AFTER receiving the clinician's advice. Read More...
  • Jazz in the Context of Chamber Music – Part I

    Jazzed Magazine | October 27, 2015Jazz is not usually considered chamber music in the classical sense... should it be? Read More...
  • Too Much of a Good Thing

    Jazzed Magazine | December 3, 2014What Have We Done And How Do We Fix It? Read More...
  • Rabid Jazz

    Jazzed Magazine | March 26, 2014 A Semester Abroad, Teaching Jazz in Latvia Read More...
  • Development of Jazz-Blues within American Pop Culture

    Jazzed Magazine | December 17, 2013The blues, which has its roots in the African American spiritual, plays a major role in most popular music forms including gospel, jazz and rock and roll. Read More...
  • Standards? Determining Curricular Repertoire

    Jazzed Magazine | September 20, 2011A continued look at the process of developing standards in Jazz Education Read More...
  • Lessons Learned: “Standards” – Determining Curricular Repertoire, Part 1

    Jazzed Magazine | July 26, 2011Dr. Mark Watkins looks at where to start, and how to standardize, Curricular Repertoire standards. Read More...
  • Efficient Practice

    Jazzed Magazine | April 18, 2011The 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 Read More...
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