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Pete Whitman - Bridging the Study of Jazz and Classical Saxophone

  • Room 225 2106 4th St S Minneapolis, MN 55455 (map)

This will be an interactive presentation comparing approaches taken in the performance and study of jazz and classical music on the saxophone. The presenter hopes to bust the myth that playing either style well means excluding the study of the other. What do these styles have in common?What are the perceived differences?What are the benefits of studying either style?How would a jazz saxophonist benefit from the study of classical saxophone?How would a classical saxophonist benefit from the study of study jazz saxophone?Suggestions for equipment to facilitate performance of both styles.