American cellist Carmine Miranda has quickly established an award winning international career and recognition as a soloist, chamber musician and recording artist. Praised by many publications such as Fanfare Magazine for “fast becoming known for his ability to combine virtuosity with intense, well-thought-out interpretations” and by The Strad Magazine for “showing himself to be in full command….
Michael Manley has enjoyed a diverse career as a French hornist, teacher, and arts labor advocate. His playing career has included tours with The New York City Opera National Company, Miss Saigon, and Les Miserables, and the Las Vegas production of Disney’s The Lion King…
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.
Frederic Chiu’s early career followed traditional avenues. His awards and competition wins included the prestigious Avery Fisher Career Grant, Juilliard’s Petschek Award, and wins at contests run by the Music Teachers National Association and the Beethoven Foundation (now the American Pianists Association)…
Tone is your instrument’s voice. And all tone begins in the basis of achieving a great clean tone. Masking Music Mag visited with guitar expert, Christopher Ames at Guitar Center (in this video) where he imparts professional insight regarding the attributes of “clean tone” with the help of Vox and Fender amplifiers and a Telecaster.
Whether you’re a music educator, band or orchestral student, conductor or composer, timpani has been one of the most mystical and misunderstood percussion instruments ever.
If you play with David Stanoch you have to groove with David Stanoch. He’s drummed professionally since age 12. A student of masters Elliot Fine, Alan Dawson, Max Roach, Jeff Hamilton, Chad Wackerman and others, he has built an eclectic musical reputation performing with artists from the worlds of jazz, rock, R&B, Broadway, motion picture […]