jazz or classical

Discussion in 'Off Topic [DB]' started by olps, Jul 16, 2002.

  1. olps


    Nov 12, 2001
    Just curious, when you guys first started playing the DB, did you start of with more or less classical training, or jazz style training?

    For me, I started learning mostly classical technique, and still do. But when I'm not busy playing classical (w/ ensemble) I tend to work more on jazz stuff.
  2. I started by studying classical. I was lucky enough to have some really good teachers who gave me an excellent foundation (I just never built on it!)

    I never really "studied" jazz in any kind of a formal way -- I learned it mostly on the bandstand.