Life Lessons From The Horn: Essays On Jazz, Originality And Being A Working Musician by Sam NewsomeLife Lessons From The Horn: Essays On Jazz, Originality And Being A Working Musician by Sam Newsome

Life Lessons From The Horn: Essays On Jazz, Originality And Being A Working Musician

bySam Newsome

Paperback | September 24, 2015

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Life Lessons from the Horn is collection of compelling essays revealing saxophonist Sam Newsome's unique insights as an artist, educator, and jazz musician of the 21st Century. Mr. Newsome, who teaches jazz studies at LIU Brooklyn, brings to each chapter, decades of experience as an important figure on the New York jazz scene as well as his numerous years as educator in the classroom. Mr. Newsome teamed up with acclaimed jazz writer Howard Mandel to turn what he describes as "rough cuts" from his blog, into "book-worthy" set of reads. Jazz writer Kevin Whitehead describes Life Lessons from the Horn as a book "that'll make you a better musician (and maybe even a better person)." If you are young musician serious about jazz, or if you're a seasoned professional looking for inspirational thoughts, this book has a little bit for everybody. "I wish that I had this book when I was much younger, as I'd probably be further along in my studies by now!" says Ethan Iverson, pianist and composer and writer of the blog Do the Math.
Sam Newsome is a soprano saxophonist and associate professor of jazz studies at Long Island University, Brooklyn, where he teaches classes on jazz improvisation, music and culture and directs the jazz ensemble. Mr. Newsome has released several critically acclaim CDs as leader and has appeared on more than 40 recordings as a side person...
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Title:Life Lessons From The Horn: Essays On Jazz, Originality And Being A Working MusicianFormat:PaperbackDimensions:134 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.5 inPublished:September 24, 2015Publisher:BookBabyLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1682220923

ISBN - 13:9781682220924

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