Tag: Indiana University Jacobs School of Music
Musical Mountains Legends: After A Lifelong Reputation As A Master Flute, James Pellerite is Still Climbing. Words by Tom Alvarez Adapted from NOTE Magazine Up until a year ago, Pellerite lived in Bloomington, Ind., where he taught flute at Indiana Uni …
It’s not fake news, it’s very real. This Month in Classical Music History is a series dedicated to finding stories of the good, the bad, and the downright weird. For December read about Handel fighting his best friend in a duel, an atonal composer thought to be a Nazi sympathizer, and one of Indiana’s own Jazz legends.
Ever wondered how to improvise like a Jazz pro? For this week’s blog, Shawn Goodman shares with us her step-by-step method for teaching Jazz improvisation. Shawn Goodman is an Indianapolis Jazz musician and educator. Her method focuses on learning how to hear chord changes. Musicians and music educators, take note of this great method!