TBJ77: Deanna Swoboda

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Deanna Swoboda is an incredible woman who I have looked up to for as long as I can remember. As an artist, a teacher and an entrepreneur.

This conversation was predictably wonderful!

From the show notes:

TBJ77: Tubist Deanna Swoboda on her gig at ASU, Brass Rap and the difference between entertainment and art

Deanna Swoboda has been a longtime friend and colleague to both Andrew & Lance and has had a great career as a performer, teacher and leader from her days with Dallas Brass to her current gig at Arizona State University.

In this episode, we cover:

The value of studying music at the college levelHer gig at ASUHer five years with the Dallas BrassThe difference in approach between playing in the Dallas Brass and the Western Michigan University brass quintetWorking with trumpeter Scott ThornburgThe difference between entertainment and artDan Perantoni “When the phone rings, are you ready?”Deanna’s WonderlandBrass RapBand Blastoff!Tuba Tex How the West Was Fun (a project Lance participated in and forgot for 15 years. He's old.)Eastman tubasEastman Company Tuba Euphonium Workshop in the summer of 2018

You can check out the complete show notes including all of the links mentioned during this episode over at Pedal Note Media.