The History of the Bass in Jazz (part 2) with Mark DeJong

The history of the bass in jazz (part 2) with Mark DeJong

In this video, saxophonist and educator Mark DeJong continues to explore the history of the bass in jazz. Starting with Los Angeles bassist Charles Mingus and continuing with bassist/cellist Oscar Pettiford, this video highlights important recordings as well as showcasing contemporary bassist Lindsay Woolgar playing brief examples representative of each player examined.

The History of the Drums in Jazz (part 2) presented by Mark DeJong

The history of the drums in jazz (part 2) with Mark DeJong

In this video, saxophonist and educator Mark DeJong continues to explore the history of the drums in jazz. Starting with Chicago born drummers “Papa” Jo Jones, and continuing with Gene Krupa, this video highlights important recordings as well as showcasing contemporary drummer Jon McCaslin playing brief examples representative of each player examined.

The History of the Piano in Jazz (part 2) with Mark DeJong

The history of the piano in jazz (part 2) with Mark DeJong

In this video, saxophonist and educator Mark DeJong explores the history of the piano in jazz. Starting with Pennsylvania pianist Earl “Fatha” Hines, and continuing with Texas-born Teddy Wilson, this video highlights important recordings as well as showcasing contemporary pianist/composer Mark Limacher playing brief examples representative of each player examined.

The History of the Baritone Saxophone in Jazz (part 1) with Mark DeJong

The history of the baritone saxophone in jazz (part 1) with Mark DeJong

In this video, saxophonist and educator Mark DeJong explores the history of the baritone saxophone in jazz. Starting with Boston-born saxophonist Harry Carney, and continuing with fellow beantown baritone specialist Serge Chaloff, this video highlights important recordings as well as showcasing contemporary saxophonist Mark DeJong playing a brief example representative of the baritone sax.

The History of the Trombone in Jazz (part 1) with Mark DeJong

The history of the trombone in jazz (part 1) with Mark DeJong

In this video saxophonist and educator Mark DeJong explores the history of the trombone in jazz. Starting with New Orleans trombonist Edward “Kid” Ory and continuing with Texas born Jack Teagarden, this video highlights important recordings as well as showcasing contemporary trombonist Carsten Rubeling playing brief transcription excerpts from each player.

The History of Trumpet in Jazz (part 1) with Mark DeJong

The history of trumpet in jazz (part 1) with Mark DeJong

In this video, saxophonist and educator Mark DeJong explores the history of the trumpet in jazz. Starting with New Orleans trumpeter Louis Armstrong and continuing with Pittsburgh-born trumpeter Roy Eldridge, this video highlights important recordings as well as showcasing contemporary trumpeters Joel Gray and Andre Wickenheiser playing brief transcriptions representative of each player.