Tag Archives: NAMM

Guide to Late Bloomers ~ Returning to Music Performance

“If I were to begin life again, I would devote it to music. It is the only cheap and unpunished rapture upon earth.” ~ Sydney Smith Baby boomers are retiring in very large numbers. They are selecting hobbies that are … Continue reading

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Bucket List #3 ~ Attend NAMM ~ check

If you have a music bucket list, attending NAMM at least once should be on it. NAMM 2015 was held in Anaheim this year and hosted over 75,000 attendees. Opening day included a visit by the Disneyland band. The best … Continue reading

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Big Freaks of the Sax World and other stories from NAMM 2011

Performer, teacher, and all around good guy Greg Vail posts a video this week from NAMM 2011: Bass and Contrabass Sax at NAMM 2011. Greg Vail reports from NAMM 2011 The acronym NAMM  originally stood for the National Association of … Continue reading

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