Skip Spratt’s NEW Duet Book!

I’m very proud to announce that my first duet book was published today! Each issue of the online flip book magazine Saxophone Today contains a new duet by yours truly. One year in, they have been compiled into a book of intermediate/moderately difficult duets for two saxophones.

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Practice Plus – Joseph LeBlanc

Clarinetist and app developer Joseph LeBlanc recently introduced his iPhone app Practice Plus. The inexpensive, multitasking app is a bargain at $3.99US. Building upon the success of Metronome+, Practice+ offers many features shared with more sophisticated metronomes such as settings for accents, various subdivisions, meters and sounds. In addition to the metronome, Practice+ includes a […]

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Fred Lipsius

Fred Lipsius – MiniView

Many may know Fred Lipsius as the original saxophonist, arranger and conductor with Blood, Sweat & Tears (1967-71). While with BS&T he earned several Gold Records as well as two Grammy Awards for his arrangements with the band. In addition to his official accolades, many jazz historians credit him as being a pioneer of jazz-rock […]

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Joel Frahm and Laila Biali in NYC

Joel Frahm will be in action performing in NYC on July 22 at SubCulture, a brand new underground music venue in NoHo. He will be performing with award-winning Canadian jazz pianist Laila Biali, along with Chris Tordini and Jordan Perlson. The performance is a part of Laila's residency at SubCulture; every Monday in July she […]

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Chad Lefkowitz - Brown - MiniView

Chad Lefkowitz – Brown – MiniView Artist “MiniView” Chad Lefkowitz – Brown is the second subject in a new series of “MiniViews”. The MiniViews are shorter, informal interviews intended to be digested quickly in this busy world we all live. Not long ago, while clicking around on Facebook I discovered a charming video recording by Chad Lefkowitz – Brown. Although […]

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