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Four music teachers, all in their first five years of teaching, discuss current issues in music education; offer resources, tips, and tricks; and catalogue their growth and missteps made as young teachers.

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Four music teachers, all in their first five years of teaching, discuss current issues in music education; offer resources, tips, and tricks; and catalogue their growth and missteps made as young teachers.

    Jazz Workshop Episode 7: Building your Bassists with Jim Mazzaferro

    Jazz Workshop Episode 7: Building your Bassists with Jim Mazzaferro

    I sit down with Jim Mazzaferro (and his bass) to ask a few questions about developing your bass player, as well as a few questions about guitarists as the conversation progresses.
    Forgive the transitions, balancing Jim and his bass as he demonstrates proved to be a challenge.
    Jim's bio can be found here
    Recorded 1/30/2020

    • 38 min
    Informal Performances

    Informal Performances

    Sus checks in with ways to develop your musicians outside of the normal cycle of formal concerts. What value do informal performances (informances) bring to your program?
    Note: Audio is bad on this one, (sorry!) We had trouble with the H6. Olin's audio remains unscathed.
    Recorded 02/02/2020

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Jazz Workshop Episode 6: Digging in with the Rhythm Section

    Jazz Workshop Episode 6: Digging in with the Rhythm Section

    John sits down with Barb Catlin the director at Pomona College and CIT, as well as the incoming president for the California Alliance for Jazz to discuss working in the rhythm section as a new director and a horn player.
    Barb's Bio can be found here: http://www.barbcatlin.com/bio

    • 43 min
    Choosing Literature

    Choosing Literature

    Sus inquires after John's three year checklist for literature and we find ourselves discussing the challenges and processes of choosing literature for our groups.

    • 1 hr 11 min
    2020 Welcome Back & Sem 2 Goals

    2020 Welcome Back & Sem 2 Goals

    And... we're back. Quick check-in on how 2020 is shaping up and some of our goals for the semester.

    • 1 hr 3 min
    Fall 2019 Wrap / Concert Post-mortems

    Fall 2019 Wrap / Concert Post-mortems

    Sus is back trying to solve a few problems with her leadership staff, we break down some lessons learned from our concerts and the semester.
    Recorded 12/15/2019

    • 56 min

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