Category Archives: Jason Gresl

Woodworks!

(South Bend, Indiana) My amazing clarinet teacher Jason Gresl collaborated with some of his woodwind-playing friends to present the final Muses Workshop of the season Sunday at the Jewish Federation of St. Joseph Valley, with a program fittingly titled: WOODWORKS! … Continue reading

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Play it again, Charley!

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Trend Setter

My clarinet teacher Jason Gresl sent me the following article from the Wall Street Journal, noting that I am a trend-setter.  Well, I’ll admit to being an old geezer attempting to master the clarinet in his dotage.  And, yes, I … Continue reading

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Hall of Music

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Claricello in Concert

(South Bend, Indiana) My amazing clarinet teacher, Jason Gresl, and his equally amazing wife, cellist Lara Turner, performed a Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something . . .Blues! concert Sunday as part of the Muses’ Workshop series at the Jewish Federal … Continue reading

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G String

(Harbert, Michigan) So, my ace clarinet teacher Jason Gresl was teaching me to play swing one day and said: “Write your own swing piece.  In a key other than F.”  Other than F, because Jason had just knocked out a … Continue reading

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The Gift of Music

(New Buffalo, Michigan) My friend and fellow musician/music-lover John Victor Greenwich passed away on Wednesday, December 14, 2016.  John was 61, and for more than 18 years, he sang with the choirs at Saint Mary of the Lake in New … Continue reading

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