Summer Reading List 2021

Mingus Speaks by John Goodman, Mister Jelly Roll by Alan Lomax, The Man That Got Away by Walter Rilmer, Dead Man Blues: Jelly Roll Morton Way Out West by Phil Pastras


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Hi, I’m Sam. When I started playing the saxophone in 5th grade, I became obsessed with Jazz. I went on to study music at Berklee College of Music and am now working on my Master’s degree at New England Conservatory. I love writing about all things music – music history, practicing tips, deep dives into a special artist or performance – and enjoy sharing my thoughts here. Thanks for checking out my blog and I hope you’ll stick around for more.

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