Category Great Music
Edouard Ferlet is a fantastic jazz pianist. His career has covered many styles of music, from gospel to cabaret and many points in between. And he clearly has a love for classical music. In yesterday’s post, I talked about creating or re-creating music so we can make it our own. And I think that’s what […]
Okay… so this is a bit of a selfish plug. These videos were just finished up, so I wanted to pass at least one of them around. My brass quintet, Phoenix Chamber Brass, is in the process of completing an application for the American Voices American Music Abroad Project. If we are selected we will […]
Brooklyn Rider is a NY-based string quartet that has been (as NPR put it), “recreating the 300-year-old form of string quartet as a vital and creative 21st-century ensemble.” Their concerts blend traditional string quartet repertoire with brand new music that is created from a myriad of influences. By being as committed to creating new and relevant […]
Music … can name the unnameable and communicate the unknowable. —Leonard Bernstein, composer, conductor, musician
For those of us who are a part of music education, this is marching band season (known as football season to the rest of American society). All across the country, students prepare a field show to the highest levels possible and compete against each other. As an educator this is a great time for me, […]
Because sometimes music should just be fun… (Plus I’ll never complain about a cameo from Anna Kendrick.) Enjoy!