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Clarineat: The Clarinet Podcast

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May 28, 2016
In this episode of the Clarineat Podcast host Sean Perrin speaks with Ed Joffe about his nearly 40 year career as a versatile Broadway musician. Ed has been a vital part of the New York music scene for over 40 years. He has performed in every type of musical situation imaginable, ranging from Broadway shows such as “Fosse” and “Victor Victoria”; Chamber ensembles such as the Philip Glass and Steve Reich Ensembles; and orchestral performances with The New York Philharmonic and New York City Ballet Orchestras. Ed has offered numerous clinics on woodwinds and jazz at music education conferences and universities, is a graduate of the Julliard School and the first person to receive his doctorate in multiple woodwind performance from the Graduate School of the City University of New York. Dr. Joffe has worked and studied with some of the most respected woodwind artists of our time including Joe Allard, Eddie Daniels, and Ron Reuben. Ed was a professor of music at New Jersey City University for 24 years, where he was Coordinator of Jazz & Woodwinds Studies. Under his guidance, the multiple woodwind and jazz studies programs were hailed as among the best in the country. Discussion Topics: The status of Broadway musicians throughout history How to work on Broadway Why are Broadway auditions illegal? Staying engaged during long show runs Taking a mental health day Selecting equipment for different situations Being a musical "Chameleon" What's in Ed's clarinet case? Reed maintenance and care tips How much time is spent with your reeds? Joffe Woodwinds Interview Series on YouTube Also Mentioned: Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat Fiddler on the Roof Buffet R13 Behn Mouthpieces West Side Story Silverstein Ligatures Vandoren V21 Reeds Lightning Round Questions: What is on your music stand right now? West Side Story, Cavalini Caprices, The Modern Flutist, and much more more! What is your all-time favorite piece of music or album? Rachmaninoff Symphonic Dances If you could meet any composer or musician throughout history who would it be? Charlie Parker Do you have a book you'd like to recommend to the Clarineat Audience? The Clarinet Revealed:An Essay on the Clarinet(English Edition 1996) What is an instrument that you'd love to play but you never learned? Piano
May 22, 2016
In this episode of the Clarineat Podcast host Sean Perrin continues the conversation with Ed Joffe about woodwind doubling for clarinetists and his brand new album “Contrasts.” Ed has been a vital part of the New York music scene for over 40 years. He has performed in every type of musical situation imaginable, ranging from broadway shows such as “Fosse” and “Victor Victoria”; Chamber ensembles such as the Philip Glass and Steve Reich Ensembles; and orchestral performances with The New York Philharmonic and New York City Ballet Orchestras. Ed has offered numerous clinics on woodwinds and jazz at music education conferences and universities, is a graduate of the Juilliard School and the first person to receive his doctorate in multiple woodwind performance from the Graduate School of the City University of New York. Dr. Joffe has worked and studied with some of the most respected woodwind artists of our time including Joe Allard, Eddie Daniels, and Ron Reuben. Ed was a professor of music at New Jersey City University for 24 years, where he was Coordinator of Jazz & Woodwinds Studies. Under his guidance, the multiple woodwind and jazz studies programs were hailed as among the best in the country. Discussion Topics: Early history of doubling in Bach, Haydn, and Mozart's time How Bach may have become a wind doubler Why does the oboe tune the orchestra? Difficulty of playing clarinet How playing clarinet will give you a leg up as a doubler Clarinet as the pop instrument of the early 20th century Disadvantage of playing double lip as a doubler Tips for clarinetists interested in doubling How many instruments does a doubler need? How to afford instruments by investing in your art Importance of incremental instrument maintenance Developing a good relationship with repair people Don't let others affect your love of music Spreading artistry over many instruments and styles of music and instruments Finding your niche Why did Charlie Parker bring a clarinet with him on tour? The brilliance and artistry of movie music Mentioned: Mozart Bach Aldolphe Sax Frank Wess Martin Fröst Phil Woods Joe Allard Glenn Gould John Coltrane Charlie Parker James Bond Inception
May 17, 2016
In this episode of the Clarineat Podcast host Sean Perrin speaks with Ed Joffe about woodwind doubling for clarinetists and his brand new album "Contrasts." Ed has been a vital part of the New York music scene for over 40 years. He has performed in every type of musical situation imaginable, ranging from broadway shows such as "Fosse" and "Victor Victoria"; Chamber ensembles such as the Philip Glass and Steve Reich Ensembles; and orchestral performances with The New York Philharmonic and New York City Ballet Orchestras. Ed has offered numerous clinics on woodwinds and jazz at music education conferences and universities, is a graduate of the Juilliard School and the first person to receive his doctorate in multiple woodwind performance from the Graduate School of the City University of New York. Dr. Joffe has worked and studied with some of the most respected woodwind artists of our time including Joe Allard, Eddie Daniels, and Ron Reuben. Ed was a professor of music at New Jersey City University for 24 years, where he was Coordinator of Jazz & Woodwinds Studies. Under his guidance, the multiple woodwind and jazz studies programs were hailed as among the best in the country. Discussion Topics: Woodwind doubling Studying with Eddie Daniels and Joe Allard Studio music jobs Love of music throughout life Challenges of doubling On-the-job learning Being a musical "chameleon" Ed's new album "Contrasts" "Writing" about your life through recording The album as a narrative experience Achieving personal goals Doing what you love Also Mentioned: Al Muirhead Stanley Drucker Bill Clinton
May 12, 2016
In this episode of the Clarineat Podcast, host Sean Perrin discusses the history of the Reform Boehm System with guest Sue Ryall. Sue has applied to do her doctorate on the reform Boehm clarinet, and maintains that it represents the most significant developments in clarinet technology since Müller invented the rings and the thumb rest.
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