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The Beginner’s Guide to Improvising

The Beginner’s Guide to Improvising A Three-Step Process for your Beginner Jazz Students By NAfME Member Richard Grennor This article originally appeared on “Dr. Grennor’s Music Academy” blog.   There…

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Towards a More Inclusive Music Education

Towards a More Inclusive Music Education Diversifying the Styles of Music We Study, Create, and Perform By NAfME Member Steve Holley   Change can sometimes be scary. After 19 years…

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A Love of Music from the Very Beginning

A Love of Music from the Very Beginning Harlow Alexander, This Year’s Shannon Kelly Kane scholarship Recipient By Lisa Ferber This article first appeared in the October 2018 issue of…

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Four Questions on Popular Music Education

  Four Questions on Popular Music Education  Toward a More Diverse and Inclusive Music Education   By NAfME Member Steve Holley   Over the course of the past couple of…

Lessons in Our Shared History through Music

Lessons in Our Shared History through Music By NAfME Member Stephen Holley Today is April 4th—the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. As we all…