20Jun2014

A Tale of Two Concert Reviews

I’m trying to get out of the habit of reading concert reviews online. I know that a positive or negative review is a really poor way to judge the effectiveness or quality of a concert, and rarely tells the whole story of what it actually feels like to be present in the hall for a …

Scenes from the NY PHIL Biennial

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Mahler 3 from Berlin to NYC!
09Jun2014

Living History.

A few weeks ago at the Philharmonic we played Mahler’s Third Symphony with Bernard Haitink, which I’d been looking forward to all season! For brass players, it doesn’t get much more fun than Mahler – his symphonies are our opportunity to either shine, or crash and burn spectacularly :) Of course, we really do our …

COVER MODELS!

Genghis Barbie just landed on the cover of the April 2014 International Musician, our official union mag! Here’s a link to read our complete interview online: https://internationalmusician.org/genghis-barbie-2/ Huge thanks to Toni Dolce and Andy Bove at Purple Critter Media¬†for the awesome cover image! And to our amazing friend and Barbie visionary/web designer/photographer extraordinaire Spencer Lloyd …

© Joe Crawford
21May2014

What I’ve Been Up To Lately…

I’ve been busy in the last few months while my website has been under construction! Here’s a rundown of some season highlights which I missed writing about as they happened…

Headshots

Some of my favorites.