December 2014

COVER STORY

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The cover of the January 2015 issue featured Idina Menzel, the Broadway star known for her voice acting role in Disney’s Frozen.

 

 

FEATURE ARTICLES

Techniques: Reels and Jigs Techniques: Reels and Jigs - Learn how from the British Isles combined with African music to help shape American music.

DEPARTMENTS

Players: Marcus Anderson Players: Marcus Anderson - Check out this issue’s Players subject saxophonist Marcus Anderson in the videos below.
sam_cooke Icon: Sam Cooke - This month’s Icon Sam Cooke is known as the King of Soul for his pioneering contributions to soul music in the late ’50s and early ’60s.
Lesson of the Month: Dec. 2014 Sax Articulation - Saxophonist George Garzone demonstrates correct articulation.

LISTENING

Screen Shot 2014-12-01 at 12.55.35 PM Hear the Music December 2014 - Listen to selections from Sam Cooke, Maroon 5, One Direction, Idina Menzel, John Coltrane, and more!
Listening List: December 2014 - Listen to the podcast and stream all 10 selections from the December 2014 edition of the Listening List, including “Somebody to You” by The Vamps.

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

Music News:

» Music Helps Teens Win Scholarships: Davidson Fellows
» Martin Saves Elephants
» Particle Physics Is Saving Old Records
» Microphone Myth Busters

Media:

» Radio: Folkways Radio
» TV: Classic Hollywood Musicals

The Young Musician's Textbook

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