Craig Buhler is Director of the 17-piece Stardust Dance Band in which he plays first tenor sax. He is also director of the two big bands at Camp Heebie Jeebies http://www.campheebiejeebies.us/, Music Director for the Carmel Big Band Workshop in Calif., and director of one of the two big bands at the Northwest Big Band Workshop http://www.nwbb.info/ For the past 15 years, Craig has been a full-time instructor in clarinet, saxophone, flute, ear training, and improvisation. The comprehensive Second Edition of his revolutionary New Ears Resolution is helping musicians worldwide learn to improvise http://craigbuhler.com/play-by-ear/ . Craig is a charter member of the rock band HONK, http://www.honkband.com/index.htm whose yearly reunion concerts are still a priority for California audiences raised on HONK's 5 albums (including the successful soundtrack to Five Summer Stories), and their numerous appearances with The Beach Boys, Loggins & Messinah, Chicago, Dave Mason, Jackson Browne, etc. Among his nine CD's are six jazz combo collections and three original contemporary worship albums....
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Credentials/Backgroundjazz clarinet, saxophone, flute, ear training, and improvisation. My ear training book "New Ears Resolution" is helping musicians worldwide learn to play by ear. http://craigbuhler.com/play-by-ear/ My other book, "Keys to Music" is a complete course in jazz clarinet, sax, or flute, starting at the beginning and progressing up to a semi-pro level. Comes complete with an audio CD containing 26 original etudes performed by a professional 5-piece jazz group. Lessons available via Skype or at my studio in Sequim, WA for $25 per hour....