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TITLE: Balance – #203, Boonshaft Blog

SOURCE: Curated

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DATE: November 16, 2022

Curated from KHS America’s Boonshaft Blog – by Peter Boonshaft In my previous blog, I wrote about my concern that when ensemble students are told to correct their blend, they almost always just get softer so as to guard against the possibility that it is their sound that is causing the problem. Instead of first checking to make certain the…

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TITLE: MBA Podium Masters – Produced for MBA by Nottelmann Music

SOURCE: Ray Benton

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DATE: November 6, 2022

Ann Goodwin Clark, Co-Historian for Missouri Bandmasters, had the vision to record interviews with Missouri master teachers in music education.  Ann reached out to me and asked for my assistance in producing and posting these timeless videos.  Below is the current library, with more additions planned for the future.  I believe EVERY music educator will benefit from the wisdom brought…

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TITLE: Two Great Jazz Educators – Two Great Jazz Education Webinars!

SOURCE: Nottelmann Music

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DATE: October 28, 2022

Band directors – time to focus on your jazz program?  Whether your ensemble meets every day or once a week, whether it’s established or a new program, you’ll find valuable tips and advice here. Click the preview video above to learn more about two GREAT NPD Webinars in Jazz Education with two GREAT Jazz Educators: Mike Parkinson on Beyond the Blues…

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TITLE: KICKSTARTING YOUR JAZZ BAND: How To Get Your Band Swingin’ And Playin’ The Blues

SOURCE: Curated

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DATE: July 25, 2022

Curated from Jupiter Winds – with Tonia Mathews – Mrs. Mathews discusses her strategy for starting the year with a middle school or young high school jazz band. The clinic provides best practices for teaching students how to swing while also incorporating the blues progression. Engaging students in a thoughtful pace will motivate your students to improvise and be comfortable…

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TITLE: NPD Webinar – Incorporating Latin Percussion into Your Jazz Program – with Matthew Henry

SOURCE: Nottelmann Music

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DATE: January 6, 2022

About this Webinar – This valuable webinar provides a missing piece for many jazz programs.  Presenter/demonstrator Matthew Henry combines his skills as a musician, a music educator, and an authority on Latin music in this unique webinar.  Matthew breaks down the characteristics of the Mambo, Samba, Bossa Nova, and Cha Cha and explains in depth the possible instrument choices of…

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TITLE: The Value of Warming Up In Both Music and Life

SOURCE: Curated

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DATE: October 21, 2021

Curated from The Alfred Blog – by Scott Watson – Every single moment with our students is precious! Whether it’s a lesson, sectional, ensemble rehearsal, there’s always so much to accomplish and no time to waste. Nonetheless, it’s worth taking the time to establish the habit of warming up at the start of all our meetings with students. Primarily, warming…

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