Tag Archives: Music

October 04

Altissimo, Jungle Flute, and Deep-House Music. Summer in the Mediterranean.

Summer has finished here in the Mediterranean. It’s cooler now and I’m writing this long overdue update from a rainy Sicily. It’s been an interesting summer. I’ve devoted a lot of hours to really focused practicing and have developed some new things. This summer has mostly been about Altissimo, flute doubling, house music, and Aperol […]

June 10

Andrew D. Meyer Quartet @ Gallery 121 Tomorrow Night!

Tomorrow night (June 11th) I’ll be playing live jazz at Gallery 121 in Massillon, OH. Joining me for the evening will be Alex Ayers on piano, Vinny Vivaqua on bass, and Dustin May on Drums…lucky me! Music starts at 8pm. Gallery 121 is a really trendy spot with crafty cocktails and an interesting beer list. […]

August 31

New gig flyers

I forgot how much I like making these things! Here are some flyers I made for the next Bad Guys gig.

January 21

Henry Cowell ‘Air and Scherzo’

Does anyone know where to get the piano reduction for Henry Cowell’s ‘Air and Scherzo’ for alto saxophone and small orchestra? I played this piece for a competition years ago but seem to have lost my piano reduction. It also seems that it is not available anywhere on the internet. Henry Cowell was a true […]

December 08

Constellation wrap up.

Tomorrow I will be signing off the Celebrity Constellation after finishing a 4-month contract in the Celebrity Orchestra. This is the 4th ship I’ve been on and it has one of the best itineraries. I joined the ship in Amsterdam on the 1st of August and from there we did Baltic cruises stopping in Germany, […]

August 23

Connecting notes on clarinet: A short lesson based on ‘Ceora.’

I feel that connecting notes in a truly fluid way is the most important and most challenging aspect of clarinet playing. I’m always looking for new methods to approach this subject and recently I’ve been exploring the head to Lee Morgan’s ‘Ceora’ with this in mind. I chose this tune for two reasons; because it’s […]

July 26

How to get a cruise ship gig.

A lot of people ask me how to get a cruise ship gig. I thought I would post this to answer these questions and hopefully help some people get hired! There are basically 2 ways you can get hired by a cruise line. You can either contact the line directly or go through an agent/agency. […]