Instruct the wise and they will be wiser still; teach the righteous and they will add to their learning.

Proverbs 9:9
The Business Of Music Performance And Its Evolution

The Business Of Music Performance And Its Evolution

Music is a combination of art and commerce. It's important for those who are creating music or involved in any aspect of the music business to be fairly knowledgeable about the intricacies of the business side of things and what it takes to build a sustainable music...

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A Summer Of Musical Growth & Some Jazz Improvisation

A Summer Of Musical Growth & Some Jazz Improvisation

What could be better than spending part of my summer sharing my musical gift, talent, knowledge, and experience? I had the opportunity to do just that with a group of young Christians looking to invest their summer vacation to both hone their craft and grow in their...

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Is There Jazz In The Music Of The Beatles?

Is There Jazz In The Music Of The Beatles?

What might someone who primarily plays jazz expect to learn from studying the music of the Beatles? It is a well-known fact that the Beatles had no traditional music education, yet there is no doubt they were extremely talented composers. While their songs were not...

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Summer Music Camp in Madrid, Spain

Summer Music Camp in Madrid, Spain

Spain, home of the Paella and the Paso Doble, served as the backdrop for a week-long intensive arts camp where approximately sixty individuals from various communities in Madrid and Portugal came to sing, dance, learn, and play music to the Lord. The overnight camp...

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Winter Music Camp In Buenos Aires, Argentina

Winter Music Camp In Buenos Aires, Argentina

Building strength, character, and relationships through music. I was honored and very excited to be invited, as a guest artist, to teach and participate in the winter week-long Conservatory Music Camp at The Salvation Army in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The goal was to...

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Learning How To Rehearse And Conduct Music Ensembles

Learning How To Rehearse And Conduct Music Ensembles

Rehearsing Music Ensembles Course At The University of North Carolina As you probably suspect, music is a never-ending learning career. There is always something new to work on and some new skill to develop. To this end, I recently completed a course at the University...

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The Ongoing Quest Of Jazz Improvisation

The Ongoing Quest Of Jazz Improvisation

Jazz Improvisation Course At Berklee College of Music Learning how to be a great jazz improviser seems like an intangible goal. There are no simple answers; it takes a serious amount of effort, knowledge, and dedication. Becoming successful at it comes from a...

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