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Jazz Improvisation with Creative Essential Elements

by John Kuzmich, Jr., Ph.D. Computers, tablets, smartphones, DVDs. CDs are all great learning tools.  Let’s look at how our students can maximize learning and fun in their jazz playing experience.  Perhaps…

Brass Instruments

When Is It Time to Upgrade Your Brass Instrument?

To the non-musician eye, there’s no difference between a student trumpet and a professional one. But there’s a universe of difference between brass instruments designed to introduce students to music and those…

Uncommon Musical Instruments

Did you know July 31st is Uncommon Musical Instrument Awareness Day?! For thousands of years humans have pushed the limits, constantly innovating new and unusual ways to make music. Now it’s your…

Daily Live Streams for Musicians

UPDATE: 5/21/2020 A huge “Thank You” to you all for tuning in with us week after week. We have currently paused Live Stream updates for now. For a list of past streams,…

Jo-Ral Brand Spotlight

Jo-Ral Brand Spotlight

Jo-Ral is an American company that’s known for making mutes for musical instruments. For those who aren’t aware, a mute is a device that’s used to alter the sound and performance of…

Brass Instruments: A Guide

What are Brass Instruments?

Many of the world’s most important genres, including jazz and orchestral music, wouldn’t be possible without the use of brass instruments. From Duke Ellington and Louis Armstrong to Mozart and Bach, many…

Proper Care and Maintenance of Brass Instruments

Trips to the instrument repair shop can be costly. If you want to avoid any unnecessary expenses related to the maintenance of your brass instrument, it’s important that you take proper care…

Trombone vs. Trumpet: What Makes Them Different

Even if your child isn’t learning how to play the trombone or trumpet from a professional band or orchestra teacher, you may still be curious about the key differences between the two…