John Daversa

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Bone2pick hits the road and heads to the sunshine state for a dynamic sit down with the brilliant and incomparable John Daversa. Multiple Grammy Award nominee and Chair of the Studio Music & Jazz program at the preeminent Frost School of Music of the University of Miami, John generously shares his insight, vision and passion on a variety of topics including his love for teaching and his students, leading and writing for his renown John Daversa Progressive Big Band, building his exceptionally successful career as a player, composer and educator in Los Angeles, what it takes to get into the Frost School of Music and become a successful musician after graduating, the state and future of jazz education and what the legendary Bob Mintzer has meant to him personally and musically. As he does with his music, John’s outlook and attitude will inspire you at every turn. Enjoy!

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