PASSING THE TORCH ~ DM on the Jazz Lineage 



It has been my privilege to work with a number of master musicians over the years. The lesson I learned from all of them is to follow their example, aspire to excellence, and pay it forward.

Now that I'm having some modest success of my own, I try to encourage young talent they way I was encouraged. As James Williams used to say, jazz is about passing the torch, from one generation to the next.

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  • Berta

    Berta

    We are listening to Soca Nova in my classroom right now, and a kid just said, "I like this music". (He is dancing in his chair.) They also like Take Me Out to the Ballgame!
    We are listening to Soca Nova in my classroom right
    now, and a kid just said, "I like this music". (He is
    dancing in his chair.) They also like Take Me Out to
    the Ballgame!