Favorite blog posts, September 2022

See the woodwind blogs I’m following, and suggest others!

Recital videos, August 2022

I’m pleased to share videos from my recent Delta State University faculty recital, featuring the compositions of Yusef Lateef. A few are my own adaptations for altered instrumentation.

Favorite blog posts, July 2022

Hand-picked high-quality woodwind-related blog posts from around the web, July 2022 edition.

What to listen for (or ignore) in cane vs. synthetic reed comparisons

selective focus photography of gray stainless steel condenser microphone

With the recent release of the second-generation Venn clarinet and saxophone reeds from D’Addario Woodwinds, there’s a new rush of YouTube videos and social media posts comparing them to cane reeds (and/or to other synthetics). Here are a few questions raised by those kinds of comparisons that you should be cautious of: “Do synthetic reeds … Read more

Favorite blog posts, February 2022

Hand-picked high-quality woodwind-related blog posts from around the web, February 2022 edition.

Favorite blog posts, October 2021

Hand-picked high-quality woodwind-related blog posts from around the web, October 2021 edition.

Recital videos, August 2021

I’m pleased to share videos from my recent Delta State University faculty recital. I performed for a reduced in-person audience due to COVID-19 precautions. All the repertoire involves electronics of some kind: prerecorded tracks, a looper, an actual electronic instrument (the Akai EWI), and/or live signal processing. This was my first time doing something so electronics-intensive, and … Read more

Favorite blog posts, August 2021

Hand-picked high-quality woodwind-related blog posts from around the web, August 2021 edition.

Favorite blog posts, June 2021

Hand-picked high-quality woodwind-related blog posts from around the web, June 2021 edition.

Favorite blog posts, May 2021

Hand-picked high-quality woodwind-related blog posts from around the web, May 2021 edition.