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TITLE: BASIE, BEBOP, BALLADS & BLUES – Selecting Literature for the Middle School and High School Jazz Ensemble

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DATE: February 17, 2023

Mike Parkinson is a Nottelmann Music Jazz Clinician, KHS America Education Artist, and XO Professional Brass Artist – For the school band director, an annual challenge and opportunity is selecting worthy jazz ensemble literature for students to perform.  As an educator I have gained from the recommendations of others, the research I completed, and most importantly from listening to great bands in…

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TITLE: Our Featured Twin Webinars – Preparing for Large Ensemble – Prepare for Your Best Season Yet!

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DATE: February 4, 2023

IT’S WORTH IT! Take the time now to prepare for festival – view these two FANTASTIC NPD WEBINARS! Webinar #1 – National clinician Dr. Nola Jones discussed everything regarding preparing your students for adjudication – tips, philosophy, and a deep dive into the adjudication sheets. Watch this PREVIEW VIDEO- Webinar #2 – How to TraIn Your Students in SIGHT-READING –…

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TITLE: From the Everything Band Podcast: Episode 87 – Gail Buckman

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DATE: December 4, 2022

Curated from Mark J. Connor’s The Everything Band Blog –  Here’s a great national podcast posting of an interview with St. Louis’s own Sister Gail Buckman, who as this was recorded, is in her 50th year of teaching. Sister Gail Buckman has been teaching in the St. Louis are since 1968, and I recently had a chance to visit Sister…

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TITLE: Balance – #203, Boonshaft Blog

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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

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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!

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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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