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Awakening Joy Through Jazz Studies

New England Conservatory | Posted 11.08.2016 | Arts
New England Conservatory

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...

Astoria Characters: The Guy Who Played With the Monkees

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 06.21.2016 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

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...

Megan O'Malley: Her Space in a Piece of History

Johnathan Lee Iverson | Posted 03.31.2016 | Women
Johnathan Lee Iverson

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."

Astoria Characters: The Triumphant Tenor

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 04.07.2013 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

"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."

Trombone Skiing Goes Downhill (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 01.14.2013 | Weird News

Call it the new slide trombone. Los Angeles-based musician Sean Pawling played "Ride of the Valkyries" while downhill skiing in Lake Tahoe recent...