Know Your Composers: Selecting Literature with Karen Howard

Steve and Alan talk with Dr. Karen Howard about composers, literature, and the value of putting those into context for our students. Links & References: Karen Howard is an Associate Professor of Music at the University of St. Thomas, teaching music education methods, core graduate courses, and world music pedagogy. In addition … Read more

Jazz and More, Step by Step with Jerry Tolson

Steve and Alan talk with Jerry Tolson about the right ways to approach jazz education, race, and more in the music classroom.  Links & References: Dr. Tolson’s Recommended Introductory Jazz Listening: Lester Young, saxophone Johnny Hodges, saxophone Paul Desmond, saxophone Roy Eldridge, trumpet Miles Davis, trumpet Curtis Fuller, trombone Wynton Kelly, … Read more