Practice first, advises Mayor’s Art Award winner Brad Turner
February 13, 2015
When he started out, Brad Turner never imagined he'd become a teacher one day. "I thought I was going to have red carpets rolled out for me and I'd be playing gigs all around the world," says the accomplished jazz musician whose hard work recently earned him the 2014
Mayor's Art Award
for Music. An instructor in Capilano University's
Jazz Studies program, Brad inspires his students to open up their minds, but most of all, to "practice, practice, practice" in a program he calls one of North America's best.
"I've taught and performed at countless universities and colleges in North America and I think the faculty at Capilano are the best performing faculty I've ever heard," Brad says enthusiastically.
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