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LJS 18: Jazz Talk With Larry Koonse (Part 1)

Welcome to episode 18 of the LJS Podcast where today we¬†talk with internationally renowned jazz guitarist Larry Koonse. LJS guest blogger Peter Rubie conducts Part 1 of this interview, and they talk about Larry’s musical beginnings and much more. Listen in!

Listen to episode 18

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In this episode

  1. Larry’s musical beginnings.

  2. Studying with Jimmy Wyble.

  3. Getting a jazz degree at USC.

  4. Accompanying singers and other instrumentalists.

Listen to episode 17: 8 Jazz Records You Need to Listen to

Show music

“George Kennedy” by Larry Koonse and David Roitstein

Interview by:

Peter Rubie. Check out his latest blog post Jazz and the Rules of a Knife Fight.


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Brent Vaartstra
Brent Vaartstra is a professional jazz guitarist and educator living in New York City. He is the head blogger and podcast host for which he owns and operates. He actively performs around the New York metropolitan area and is the author of the Hal Leonard publication "Visual Improvisation for Jazz Guitar." He's also the host of the music entrepreneurship podcast "Passive Income Musician."


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