Author Archives: Gandalfe

About Gandalfe

Just an itinerant saxophonist trying to find life between the changes. I have retired from the Corps of Engineers and Microsoft. I am an admin on the Woodwind Forum, run the Microsoft Jumpin' Jive Orchestra, and enjoy time with family and friends.

Smartmusic: Increase Your Concert Attendance and Community Support

By Glenn Pohland Have you ever wished that more of your teaching colleagues would attend your concerts? Wouldn’t it be nice if they could hear and see what your students are capable of?  How might you get more of your … Continue reading

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Romero System Sax and Clarinet, in a Nutshell

Taken from the Woodwind forum mostly because a now deceased friend of mine said he would write this article for me. Instead Pete, one of the admins on the Woodwind forum did. A few days ago, I came across a … Continue reading

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Washington Post: Real Donald Context

Feel like you should be seeing what our incoming President is saying publicly, but don’t want to support his Twitter habit? You’re not alone! Try new Real Donald Context! The Washington Post’s Fix team has decided to help ensure that … Continue reading

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MUSICAL METTLE: THE HISTORY AND RESURGENCE OF THE WOODINVILLE COMMUNITY BAND

27 Dec 2016 | 07:21 |  Written by Kirsten Abel, Features Writer When Jim Glass called to inquire about auditioning for the Woodinville Community Band in 2001, he was asked just one question: “Do you own an instrument?” Since then, … Continue reading

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Lenny Pickett – Knock Yourself Out

Originally posted on SDartSax:
Since I’m unable to play for a few months due to my jaw surgery, I figured that this would be a good time to share solo transcriptions that I’ve done, but cannot and will not ever…

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Why Music, Why a Musician? One Man’s Story.

“Music is a moral law. It gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and charm and gaiety to life and to everything.” ~ Plato At one time, I thought I would, no should become … Continue reading

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Silent Night

Happy holidaze my friends and family. Here’s hoping you are surround by those you love, doing what you want to, and living a life of purpose and meaning.

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