Jazz Is the Aspirational Sound of Our Democracy

Jazz Is the Aspirational Sound of Our Democracy An Interview with 2019 All-National Honor Jazz Ensemble Conductor Todd Stoll and Guest Soloist Camille Thurman   This year the 2019 All-National…

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Bringing Popular Music to the National Stage

Bringing Popular Music to the National Stage An Interview with 2019 All-National Honor Ensemble Modern Band Conductor Scott Burstein This year the inaugural 2019 All-National Honor Ensemble (ANHE) Modern Band…

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Guitar Class in the Peach State

Guitar Class in the Peach State Number 12: The State of Georgia   By Thomas Amoriello Jr. NAfME Council for Guitar Education Chair   In 2009, Dr. Rob Pethel initiated…

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When You Fail to Plan, You Plan to Fail

When You Fail to Plan, You Plan to Fail The Value of Templates for Lesson Planning By NAfME Member Audrey Carballo As a 37+ year veteran, I say these words…

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Hip Hop Empowers!

Hip Hop Empowers! Interview with Harlem-Raised, Boston-Based Hip Hop Artist Billy Dean Thomas By Thomas Amoriello Jr. NAfME Council for Guitar Education Chair   The six elements of the hip…