Why I Love Twitter

I joined twitter in October of 2010. I can’t for the life of me remember […]

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My Hobbies – Doodling

Everyone should have hobbies outside of work that they love to do. For many people […]

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I’m a Musician and I’m Female – Part 1

Note: When I started this post I had intended to keep it short. But the […]

My Morning Routine

Recently a musician friend of mine made a post on Facebook about books that had […]

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Ten Things to do Every Work Day – Moni Edition

I’m a list maker. There’s hardly a day where my desk isn’t covered in post-it […]

How I Learned to Love the Altissimo Register

Growing up, it seemed wherever I looked and whatever I listened to… everyone, jazz and […]

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A Story from the Jazz Education Network (JEN) Conference

Earlier this month I attended the 2014 JEN (Jazz Education Network) Conference in Dallas, TX. […]

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Setting limits when improvising

During the Jazz Education Network (JEN) Conference last week in Dallas, I attended a composition […]

Jazz Pattern – Larry Teal Daily Studies #1 Expanded

Sometimes it’s hard to know what to practice. There’s lots of technique books and patterns […]

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No Excuses – Time to Learn to Practice

I was recently teaching a private lesson to a student who wants to get a […]

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Tune Study – Cheesecake and But Beautiful

  I’m on the quest to learn more tunes. (Aren’t all jazz musicians?) Right now […]

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How I Learn Tunes

I grew up a classical player. Although I played paying jazz gigs beginning in 8th […]

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Five Link Friday – FLF #27

Welcome to Five Link Friday, where I post 5 of my favorite links from the […]

Five Link Friday – FLF #25

Welcome to Five Link Friday, where I post 5 of my favorite links from the […]

Five Link Friday – FLF #23

  Welcome to Five Link Friday, where I post 5 of my favorite links from […]