Musicians Can Thrive

Bringing Joy and Excitement Into Teaching Music

Episode Summary

Dan Fox is a jazz musician who worked to find a way to bring more of what he loved most - playing with other talented musicians, into teaching music. Inspired by a professor at Berklee College of Music, Dan created Morningside Music Studio - a place for young and old musicians to build their skillset and join ensembles where they could just jam and enjoy playing music, without having to focus on starting a band in the first place.

Episode Notes

Dan Fox is a jazz musician who worked to find a way to bring more of what he loved most - playing with other talented musicians, into teaching music.
 

Inspired by a professor at Berklee College of Music, Dan created Morningside Music Studio - a place for young and old musicians to build their skillset and join ensembles where they could just jam and enjoy playing music, without having to focus on starting a band in the first place.

Listen to his journey as a trombone player and an entrepreneur supporting other musicians.

Dan’s personal website: http://www.danfox.com/

Learn more about Morningside Music Studios http://www.morningsidemusicstudio.com/


If you’d like to explore going on one of Dan’s music tours, their next stops are New Orleans, Venice, the Dominican Republic, and Cuba! http://www.morningsidemusicstudio.com/music-tours.html


This is the author I mentioned, and his book The War of Art https://stevenpressfield.com/books/the-war-of-art/

 

Hal Crook’s trombone solo is from this song, Blue Confessions ft. Esperanza Spalding https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mFKk8_VFWAM


To learn more about Hal Crook https://www.berklee.edu/people/hal-crook-0


 

Other musicians Dan mentions:


 

Wynton Marsalis https://wyntonmarsalis.org/


 

Sheila Jordan https://www.sheilajordanjazz.com/