Monthly Archives: March 2015

David Liebman and Teaching Jazz

There is a furor about jazz education and the recent popularity of the movie “Whiplash”. Here is Dave Liebman’s thoughtful response: I have always contended that the top priority for a teacher is to concentrate on “learning how to learn.” … Continue reading

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Full Circle – 100 Years of the Paramount

I was interviewed for an upcoming book about the Paramount Theatre’s 100 year anniversary. My father (yes! my father!) was born in 1889, and was musical director at the Paramount a century ago, 40 years before I was born. I … Continue reading

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