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Lasagna for two trombones

I met Dan Watt at the International Trombone Festival, and then later we found out through social media that we share a birthday, and that our birthday also happens to be Nati…

Lasagna for two trombones

I met Dan Watt at the International Trombone Festival, and then later we found out through social media that we share a birthday, and that our birthday also happens to be Nati…

Stars and Stripes (Brass Quintet + friends)
Stars and Stripes (Brass Quintet + friends)

The DeKalb Municipal Band’s summer concerts were, like everyone else’s, cancelled due to COVID19 concerns. They decided to hold a Facebook live stream in place of their first …

Ear Training Games
Ear Training Games

I am excited to announce my latest software project, eartraininggames.com. This site reimagines standard aural skills exercises …

Mouthpiece routine on YouTube
Mouthpiece routine on YouTube

Because it is becoming increasingly cumbersome to add arbitrary audio files to your phone without downloading them from Apple or Google, I’ve uploaded my

Introducing the F attachment and 4th valve

At this year’s Texas Music Educators Association convention, I presented a clinic designed for band directors who do not play low brass but need to teach these instruments. Several times when I have g…

College-level lessons

When I started college as a music major, I was worried that I was very far behind my peers. All of my friends knew so much about things I had no experience with. They co…

Jazz Pedagogy for Classical Repertoire

At this year’s International Trombone Festival, I presented a lecture entitled “Jazz Pedagogy for Classical Repertoire.” In this session, I tried to highlight some of the concepts that I’ve noticed …