Rob Fletcher will be hosting a four-part workshop at the Erving Public Library! Rob will teach at 6PM on June 20th , July 11th & 18th and August 8th, 2017. FREE HARMONICAS.  The workshop is free and open to the public. Registration is required. Limited to 12. Please contact the Erving Public Library: 17 Moore Street […]

I culled the following inspiring quotes from various interviews with saxophonist Steve Wilson. – – Rob Fletcher I tell students, “This is a marathon, not a sprint!” And a lot of it is who is left standing when you are 70 or 80, like a Jon Hendricks. You could become a star at 25, but […]

Here are twelve bits of ‘blue note jazz’ wisdom from Scott Mullett that I jotted down after the first Blue Note Ensemble class he leads at the Vermont Jazz Center. Horn players need to have strong time, to set their own time. And vocalists need to be strong rhythmically as well. They shouldn’t just rely […]