Email

Jody Espina, the founder and president of JodyJazz Inc, recently completed a masterclass, clinic, and concert tour of Southeast Asia.

The two-week trip included stops in Singapore, Indonesia, and Thailand, as well as presentations at high schools, music schools, community jazz bands, and music stores.

In Singapore, he conducted a workshop with the City Swing Community Jazz Big Band, made presentations to both the middle schoolers and high schoolers of the United World College International School, and held a masterclass at the B28 Jazz Club.

In Indonesia, Espina participated in clinics and performances in Jakarta, Bandung, Surabaya, and Yogyakarta. In Jakartra specifically, he performed at the 'iCanStudioLive' live auditorium with JodyJazz artist Ricad Hutapea. His masterclass in Surabaya offered a personalized mouthpiece fitting session for the saxophone students of the Jazz Centrum music school.

While in Thailand, Espina attended a concert at the Saxophone Pub with KOH Mr. Saxman and his band, and hosted an afternoon clinic at the Saxsociety store. On the last day of his trip, he was the featured performer at the Jazz Club in the upscale VIE Hotel. 



 


On the Road

Do you have a story to tell about taking your school music groups on the road? SBO wants to hear about it!

Click Here to Submit Your Story

Directors who make a Difference

Do you know a fantastic K-12 instrumental music educator who is deserving of recognition in SBO?

Click here to nominate a director 

and tell us why he or she should be featured in SBO’s annual "Directors Who Make a Difference" report.

SBO Web Poll

This year, our primary major band travel is for:

Festival Competitions - 42.5%
Public Performances - 30%
Educational Workshops - 5%
Some of All of the Above - 20%

Sign up for the SBO newsletter

SBO App

Get the SBO App!

Get the latest issues on your mobile device!

 

 

College Search & Career Guide