Blog Posts

  • The Next Step in Gear for your horn
    Last week I discussed the basic equipment you need to take care of your saxophone and clarinet. This week, I give you some equipment and tools that will support your playing and take your musical skills to the next level.
  • Sax & Clarinet Starter Gear
    What tools and gear do you need to get a good start on your musical instrument? As someone who has been a musician for more than 50 years, I know a thing or two about the best tools and gear you need to get started playing the clarinet or saxophone.
  • The Art of The Playlist
    Playlists Back in the day, I recorded songs from a vinyl LP onto a cassette tape. Or I’d be listening to the radio and press record when a fave tune came on. In both cases, I was creating a personal playlist; curating a collection of songs that had meaning to me. Nowadays, on Spotify, Apple…
  • 🎵 When I move my body… it feels like Freedom!
    Watch Jon Batiste performing Freedom from his Grammy-winning album of the year at the 64th Grammy Awards. Compare this super colorful production of the tune to his video release of the same song last year – which featured a marching band!
  • Canon in D Like You’ve Never Heard It Before
    Canon In D (Pachelbel) Performed by Hiromi Uehara in Marciac, 2010
  • Stand Up Straight
    Walking through my neighborhood, I’m listening to a podcast called “Happier”. The hosts, Gretchen Rubin and her sister, Elizabeth Craft, have a segment they call “Try This At Home” which is usually some tip or suggestion you can to do boost your happiness. This episode’s “Try This At Home” is to stand up straight. Studies…