The Stanford Workshop was a great experience and I feel that I really learned a lot about working with younger musicians during the two weeks that I was present there. Hanging with Junior Mance and hearing him talk about Cannoball Adderly was one of the highlights of the two weeks for me. Junior is a kind and inspiring person, and to hear him tell stories about his firsthand experiences while playing and touring with other great jazz musicians such as Cannonball was really awesome. I always enjoy getting to be around great musicians like Junior, Tootie Heath, and Charles McPherson because it allows you to get to know them on a more personal level. Often this makes you realize how much someone’s personality comes through in their music.
I also greatly enjoyed hanging and playing with the other mentors at the workshop. I always feel inspired when an opportunity arises to get to play with musicians of their caliber, and I’m already looking forward to next year’s workshop.
- Arrangement of “Kansas City Stomp” Premiered by the Eastman Jazz Ensemble- Reuben Allen
- Life after school-Martin Nevin
- Matt Marantz – September-October Musical Experiences
- Reuben Allen returns from Mackinac Island, Michigan
- Natalie Cressman talks about how stanford has changed her experiences as a musician in New York.
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