March 15, 2017

So often at jam sessions, players come in and play, and sound like everybody else. It can become hard to differentiate one player from the next, and it can sometimes be tedious and uninspired.

In this video, I give specific musical advice to soloists and the rhythm section on how to play your best at a jam session, and how to stand out from the crowd...

March 8, 2017

(Click here for Part II)

I've been running jam session for over 5 years now, and I've seen people have a really great time, and I've seen others leave disappointed. And I've certainly spoken to people who want to go out to sessions but always seem to end up hating it. 

In this video, I give some advice on how to enjoy yourself at a jam session and lea...

February 11, 2017

NPR's Jazz Night in America has released the full-length concert video of Real Enemies, the Grammy-nominated album from Darcy James Argue's Secret Society. This beautifully-produced video was recorded live at National Sawdust in Brooklyn. Check it out!

February 10, 2017

This year brings some big news as I announce the launch of my brand new shiny website, which will include this blog! I'll be writing about a host of topics related to jazz, the trombone, practice, performance, jam sessions and anything else that seems interesting and piques my curiosity. I absolutely love having conversations about these things and...

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