Jeff Coffin is a globally recognized saxophonist, composer, educator, and is a member of the legendary U.S. rock group, Dave Matthews Band. You may also know him from his 14 years, and 3 Grammy Awards, with the genre-defying Bela Fleck & the Flecktones. Jeff fronts numerous groups when not touring with DMB and has released 15+ solo CD’s on Ear Up Records.
Some students choose to rent their instruments and some choose to purchase, but every parent of a woodwind player faces the question: What reeds do I have to buy?
The Jupiter JPC1100E piccolo is a grenadilla wood instrument with a grenadilla wood hand-cut headjoint and silver-plated nickel silver keywork. It is a serious player’s instrument that will satisfy the requirements of accomplished students and discriminating hobbyists. Features include: Grenadilla Wood Body and Headjoint provide a unique tonal presence that projects a beautifully full sound […]
Of course, the altissimo register really comes into its own in improvisational jazz, so if you’ve ever wanted to blow your horn like Lester Young or John Coltrane, read on!
We have reached the final video in our series on clarinet scales! In this video, Cassidy will teach out how to play the D minor scale on clarinet.
The C.G. Conn 7D Geyer wrap French Horn is designed with the student in mind. The ergonomically designed valve cluster and adjustable thumb spatula accommodate a variety of hand sizes. The small bell throat creates a fast response and ease of playability for the younger musician. The 7D is an exciting new addition to the […]
In this month’s video, Dr. Randy Kertz discusses better health practices for musicians who play brass and woodwind instruments, specifically, posture. Posture plays a large part in effective breathing techniques, which affects stamina, tone, and playability. In short, if your posture is lousy, your breathing is not as effective. Dr. Kertz’s monthly column addresses how […]
RS Berkeley Legends Series Mouthpieces are officially licensed reproductions modeled after the originals used by the world’s most iconic instrumental musicians. The creation of the Legends Series Woodwind line begins in a state-of-the-art scanning laboratory, in which technicians capture highly precise scan data, capturing the unique characteristics of each original piece, thus matching the exact […]
Available in two sizes, Protec multiple woodwind mouthpiece cases protect valuable mouthpieces and feature an internal storage pouch and microfiber cloth. The 6-piece case fits mouthpieces up to a tenor saxophone mouthpiece, the 10-piece fits mouthpieces up to a baritone saxophone mouthpiece. Lightweight shock absorbing molded frame, weather resistant 1680 ballistic nylon exterior, and removable […]
Trombonist Melissa Gardiner has performed with several legendary musicians including Aretha Franklin, The Temptations, Geri Allen, Wycliffe Gordon, Arturo O’Farrill’s Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra, Dave Matthews Band, and Vulfpeck. As a bandleader, she has released three albums, Transitions (2011), Second Line Syracuse (2016), and Empowered (2019), which features prominent jazz women Tia Fuller (Beyonce) and Ingrid Jensen…