Posts tagged “Trent Jacobs”

March 7, 2018

A minimal Little-Jake electric bassoon setup

Be sure to check out my recent interview with Trent Jacobs, the inventor of the Little-Jake bassoon/woodwind pickup. During the past year I got myself a Little-Jake to experiment with some electrified bassoon playing. I didn’t know much about using electronics in this way, and it took some research and trial-and-error to figure out exactly ...

February 19, 2018

Interview: bassoonist and inventor Trent Jacobs

Last summer I finally got myself a Little-Jake setup so I could experiment with some electric bassoon playing. The inventor of the Little-Jake, Trent Jacobs, is a performer, educator, and reedmaker, and I’ve linked to his blog posts on a number of occasions. Trent was kind enough to answer a few questions about himself and ...

March 31, 2016

Favorite blog posts, March 2016

Hand-picked high-quality woodwind-related blog posts from around the web, March 2016 edition.

March 31, 2015

Favorite blog posts, March 2015

Hand-picked high-quality woodwind-related blog posts from around the web, March 2015 edition.

November 30, 2014

Favorite blog posts, November 2014

Hand-picked high-quality woodwind-related blog posts from around the web, November 2014 edition.

September 30, 2014

Favorite blog posts, September 2014

Hand-picked high-quality woodwind-related blog posts from around the web, September 2014 edition.

July 31, 2014

Favorite blog posts, July 2014

Hand-picked high-quality woodwind-related blog posts from around the web, July 2014 edition.

May 31, 2014

Favorite blog posts, May 2014

Hand-picked high-quality woodwind-related blog posts from around the web, May 2014 edition.

March 1, 2014

Favorite blog posts, February 2014

Hand-picked high-quality woodwind-related blog posts from around the web, February 2014 edition.

December 31, 2013

Favorite blog posts, December 2013

Here are the woodwind-related blog posts that made my “nice” list for December. (One from late November seems to have slipped in here, too.) On his new blog, Timothy Owen explains how he tunes his saxophone like an M-16 assault rifle. Bassoonist Betsy Sturdevant (of the Columbus Symphony) reveals her basic reedmaking method. Cooper Wright doesn’t just play ...
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