By Anthony B. Kirkland • September 09, 2019 in Recordings This compact disc contains a variety of programmatic music composed by James A. Beckel, who was the principal trombonist in the Indianapolis Symphony from 1969 to 2018 and is a Professor of Music at DePauw University.
By Douglas Yeo • March 12, 2008 in Recordings With the flood of trombone recordings on the market these days - with much more of dubious than essential quality competing for attention - it is refreshing to see X Over Trombone provide us with both a look back and a look forward.
By Michael Dease • January 30, 2008 in Literature Rich Willey utilizes his considerable experience asa performer, composer and pedagogue to craft the Jazz Improv Materials Handbook, one of the more practical jazz methods in publication.
By Michael Dease • January 24, 2008 in Recordings The Robert Bachner Quintet's second album features five highly sensitive, well-versed musicians putting the music first. This recording would make a fine addition to your collection, and serves as a firm reminder that jazz music is alive and well in Austria.
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