Never Saying No: Interview with Bob Bailey of Sweetwater Academy

Alicia and Dennis talk to Bob Bailey about his background in music, managing the musician/instructors at Sweetwater Academy, and what goes in to putting on GearFest, the largest trade show open to the public in the country. Then we go on to discuss his favorite part of his job, Rock Camp.

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Master of Musical Dialect: Interview with Derek Reeves, Principal Violist for the Ft. Wayne Philharmonic

Alicia and Dennis talk to Derek Reeves about what it’s like to perform for the Fort Wayne Philharmonic and how it’s different from performing in jazz, rock, or other types of bands. Along the way, we talk about pedagogy, what it’s like to have a musical family, and an invention that may change the way kids are taught proper bow technique.

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New York's Loft Scene Comes to Wunderkammer: Interview with Michael Patterson on Big Apple Jazz Club Series

Alicia and Dennis visited bassist Michael Patterson (Alicia’s “Jazz Dad”) to talk about the Big Apple Jazz Club Series, which features live music every second Sunday of the month at Wunderkammer. Along the way, Mike tells some great stories about how he came up and how he got his chops alongside some of the greats in the jazz scene.

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