NAMM Jams

NAMM Jams

Posted by on May 13, 2015 in Hear Good Music, Videos | 0 comments

NAMM Jams Here are two great videos from the NAMM Show: Howard Alden, Howard Paul & Jody Espina – Just Friends The first video features Howard Alden, Howard Paul and Jody Espina performing “Just Friends” at Winter NAMM 2014. Howard Paul and Howard Alden are both playing Benedetto guitars. Jody Espina is playing the JodyJazz DV Alto 8 mouthpiece.   Mike Smith, Jody Espina & Howard Paul – Now’s the Time The second video features Mike Smith, Howard Paul and Jody Espina performing “Now’s the Time” also at the 2014 Winter NAMM show. Jody is playing a JodyJazz DV Alto 8 mouthpiece.  Mike Smith is playing a JodyJazz JET Alto 6. Howard Paul is playing a Benedetto guitar.   JodyJazz Saxophone mouthpieces are hand-crafted in the USA with the strictest attention to detail using the highest quality materials, and every single mouthpiece is fully gauged and play tested. Visit us at JodyJazz.com Share...

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Jody Espina – NAMM Oral History Program

Jody Espina – NAMM Oral History Program

Posted by on Apr 23, 2015 in Community, News, Social Media, Videos | 0 comments

Jody Espina – NAMM Oral History Program Jody Espina was recently interviewed for the NAMM Oral History program. Jody joins a vast list of music products industry founders and luminaries explaining how they got their start in the business and recounting their experiences in the industry. An edited version of the interview appears on the NAMM website, but here you can watch the whole interview in its entirety. The NAMM Oral History video project provides an invaluable documentation of the history of the music products industry. Now spanning several decades, the program has amassed a rich and deep repository of literally hundreds of videotaped interviews conducted with influential and important personalities in the music products industry. It provides a fascinating insight into the people and experiences that have shaped the industry. Each interview is recorded and preserved as a historical document of the industry’s key names and milestones. The information from the Oral History interviews aids in everything from academic research to presentations on the Internet and in the NAMM Museum of Making Music. Everything is geared toward promoting the great accomplishments of the industry and demonstrating its key role in the creation of music throughout the years. Click here to visit the NAMM Oral History web page. JodyJazz Saxophone mouthpieces are hand-crafted in the USA with the strictest attention to detail using the highest quality materials, and every single mouthpiece is fully gauged and play tested. Visit us at JodyJazz.com Share...

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James Carter, Arno Haas, Jody Espina Jam at NAMM 2014

James Carter, Arno Haas, Jody Espina Jam at NAMM 2014

Posted by on Nov 25, 2014 in Community, Hear Good Music, Social Media, Videos | 0 comments

James Carter, Arno Haas, Jody Espina Jam at NAMM 2014 James Carter and Arno Haas Trade fours with Jody Espina at the JodyJazz Booth at NAMM 2014. Jody Espina playing a JodyJazz DV Alto 8 with Rico Jazz Select 3M reed, Arno Haas playing the JodyJazz GIANT Tenor 7* and James Carter playing…….unbelievably! Also playing are Howard Paul of Benedetto Guitars on Guitar and Jennifer Leitham on Bass. “My position as a mouthpiece maker has given me the opportunity to play with many great saxophone virtuosos like George Garzone, Tom Scott, Ed Calle, Andy Snitzer and many others. But of course playing with the greatest players in the world is always a very scary thing.” Said Jody. “In this exchange with James Carter and Arno Haas, you can see when I try and duke it out and when I just surrender.” JodyJazz Saxophone mouthpieces are hand-crafted in the USA with the strictest attention to detail using the highest quality materials, and every single mouthpiece is fully gauged and play tested. Visit us at JodyJazz.com   Share...

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Jody Espina Presents at TEDx Savannah 2014

Jody Espina Presents at TEDx Savannah 2014

Posted by on Jun 16, 2014 in Community, News, Social Media, Videos | 0 comments

Jody Espina Presents at TEDx Savannah 2014 Jody Espina, President of JodyJazz Inc, was one of the featured speakers at the recent TEDx event in Savannah, GA. TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design) is a global set of conferences owned by the private non-profit Sapling Foundation, under the slogan “ideas worth spreading”. TED events are held throughout North America, Europe and Asia and address a wide range of topics within the research and practice of science and culture. Past presenters include Bill Clinton, Bill Gates, Jane Goodall, Malcolm Gladwell, and many Nobel Prize winners. TEDx is a program of local, independent TED-like events that bring people together in the spirit of TED’s mission, “ideas worth spreading.” The program is designed to give communities, organizations and individuals the opportunity to stimulate dialogue through TED-like experiences at the local level. To date, more than 5,000 TEDx events have been held, and selected talks from these events also appear on TED.com. One of only 16 speakers chosen for the TEDx Savannah event, Jody commented, “I was very honored to be chosen to speak about how acting creatively without fear led to me founding and building JodyJazz.” Combining elements of both his personal and business philosophies, Jody described his journey from musician and teacher to founder and President of JodyJazz Inc, one of the world’s leading Saxophone mouthpiece manufacturers.  Jody began and closed his presentation with impressive demonstrations of his instrumental prowess which brought the attending crowd to its feet. Click here to view Jody’s presentation at TEDx Savannah 2014 “The speech was both terrifying and exhilarating. It’s humbling to be included in a forum that has featured CEO’s from the world’s foremost companies as well as some of the world’s top thinkers.” Said Jody. The TEDx Savannah event was hosted by ‘The Creative Coast’, a non-profit organization that works in partnership with the Savannah Economic Development Authority and the City of Savannah, to nurture and assist members of the local community engaged in creative or innovative endeavors. JodyJazz Saxophone mouthpieces are hand-crafted in the USA with the strictest attention to detail using the highest quality materials, and every single mouthpiece is fully gauged and play tested. Visit us at JodyJazz.com   Share...

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Josh Evans Septet Featuring Keith Loftis

Josh Evans Septet Featuring Keith Loftis

Posted by on Apr 10, 2014 in Hear Good Music, Videos | 0 comments

The Josh Evans Septet Featuring Keith Loftis – Video Great video of Keith Loftis in action with the Josh Evans Septet Live at Ginny’s NYC 2013. Josh Evans-Trumpet Bruce Williams-Alto Saxophone Keith Loftis-Tenor Saxophone Frank Lacy-Trombone Theo Hill-Piano Dezron Douglas-Bass Chris Beck-Drums Click here to visit Keith’s JodyJazz Artist Endorser Page. JodyJazz Saxophone mouthpieces are hand-crafted in the USA with the strictest attention to detail using the highest quality materials, and every single mouthpiece is fully gauged and play tested. Visit us at JodyJazz.com   Share...

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Caught on JodyJazz – Various Artists

Caught on JodyJazz – Various Artists

Posted by on Jan 14, 2014 in Hear Good Music, Videos | 0 comments

Caught on JodyJazz Volume 1 – Video Check out this great compilation of various JodyJazz Artists in action with their JodyJazz mouthpieces. Click here to see more JodyJazz Artists at the JodyJazz Video Gallery JodyJazz Saxophone mouthpieces are hand-crafted in the USA with the strictest attention to detail using the highest quality materials, and every single mouthpiece is fully gauged and play tested. Visit us at JodyJazz.com Share...

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