Category: Music

Anders’ New Song

While I’m away on tour, my son turns one year old today. In this job, I haven’t earned the right to complain yet. Many of the people I work with have done this job...

Sacking Rome

First, just a quick weekend recap, for those who missed it. On Thursday, CBS Sports guy Jim Rome posted this tweet:

BAND! with Dustin Mollick

I’m overdue for a cool, official announcement: I’m now collaborating with cartoonist Dustin Mollick on an ongoing, online comic strip entitled BAND! On top of his ever-growing cartooning chops, Dustin is a world-class saxophonist with...

John Wacker, In Pen

The trumpet community, the music education community, a whole lot of college music students, and a beautiful family were all laid low today. John Wacker—Professor of Music at Western State Colorado University, trumpet player,...

Mingus vs. The Army

When I get really busy, I blog less. That obviously makes a blog completely pointless, so this entry represents an attempt to turn that trend around. Some really cool things have happened lately, and...

Presidents and Drill Sergeants

The dress rehearsal for the Presidential Inaugural Parade was this morning. It’s an honor to take part in events like this. The Army Field Band always leads the Army element of the parade, another...