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Band Nerd Cast

Dec 17, 2018

In this episode, I talk once again to Matthew Banks and we discuss teaching the Alto Clarinet to students. One big apology - the audio quality in the interview is not great, but I salvaged it as best as possible.


Dec 8, 2018

In this episode, I chat again with Jason Alder about his experience with the Alto Clarinet. We also sit in on a rehearsal of mine where I got to use the Alto Clarinet in a local church setting.


Nov 30, 2018

In the first of a multi-part series, I aim to debunk the myth that the Alto Clarinet is a poor instrument that should be banished from band halls everywhere. In this episode, I talk a little about my own experience and then I have a discussion with Joe Clark a performer, arranger, and composer who makes extensive use of...


Nov 23, 2018

Happy Thanksgiving! This episode is a big thank you to all the listeners. I talk about some behind the scenes stuff and give my top ten list of my favorite band works.


Nov 16, 2018

In this episode, I take a look at Adolphe Sax, who I consider the most important individual in the history of the wind band.