Awakening Joy Through Jazz Studies
By Joel Yennior
Albert Einstein once proclaimed, "It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative e...
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Laughter. That's the first thing you hear in Gregory Briggler's second-floor walkup.
The giggles and guffaws are coming from his three boisterous boy...
When Megan O'Malley got the call to join the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey® band, she was concerned. "Initially I was apprehensive," she says. "The trombonist before me was also a woman."
"We all have many different voices," he says. "The voice is such an amazing instrument that I feel like a mad scientist who does different things with it. Like a painter, I try different colors out. It gives me joy every day of my life."
Call it the new slide trombone.
Los Angeles-based musician Sean Pawling played "Ride of the Valkyries" while downhill skiing in Lake Tahoe recent...
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