Joey Sellers Interview: Jazz master Joey Talks Trombone and Teaching


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Joey Sellars - Hepcat in the Classroom!

Joey Sellers is a “Hepcat “by any standards of hepcat-ness. The award-winning Jazz trombonist, composer and arranger has been teaching for 20 years, influencing a new generation of jazzbos, hepcats and alligators to become serious musicians. Sellers is recipient of the Gil Evans Fellowship in Jazz Composition, the Sammy Nestico Award, and the Julius Hemphill Composition Award. He was Assistant Professor of Jazz Studies at Northern Illinois University before he became Director of Jazz Studies at SADDLEBACK COLLEGE.

HOW does he do it? Find out in this interview with composer/arranger Richard Niles, where they not only discuss teaching methods, but Niles also gets Sellers to tell THE FUNNIEST TROMBONE STORY EVER! Visit for more info!

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