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David Baker

David Baker Jazz Education Legacy

David Baker is the obvious choice to start things off for the new and improved Musician Mondays due to his recent passing on March 26, 2016. Ironically, this is also International Trombone Week and Mr. Baker always had a special place in my heart not only for his immeasurable contributions to jazz education, but also […]

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DKO 8pc Funk Jazz Group All Using iPads Onstage

All band members of the world-class horn band DKO The Darren Kramer Organization have been using iPads onstage since 2012 to read their PDF sheet music, trigger loops, and sometimes to even control personal monitor mixes. Leader & Founder of DKO Darren Kramer explains “It’s really changed the way we do things both onstage and […]

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iTrack Dock by Focusrite

iTrack Dock by Focusrite

I’ve been using the Focusrite iTrack Dock ($199) since Nov 9 of last year and I was excited about getting it for two reasons: 1. It appeared to be the most professional way to interface my iPad for recording music. 2. Focusrite is a highly respected company for audio gear. All was great for the first […]

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