Welcome to our new podcast: New Sounds of J.W. Pepper! Each episode features a different publisher or composer who will introduce some of their favorite new releases in a variety of genres. They’ll share stories and background information that you won’t hear anywhere else – you’ll get to know the people behind the music you’re using in your programs from the comfort of your home or office. Hear fascinating discussions and compelling insights while you plan out your music selections for the season.
You can watch the first three episodes now, featuring Joe Snyder of Wingert-Jones Publications, Mark Cabaniss of Jubilate Music Group, and Michael John Trotta with works from Walton Music/GIA Publications. Stay tuned for more episodes!
Episode 1: Wingert-Jones Publications featuring Joe Snyder
Wingert-Jones is a band and orchestra publisher that recently expanded its offerings to include jazz band selections. Joe introduces us to some of the new Wingert-Jones jazz band music as well as new concert band and orchestra works.
Episode 2: Jubilate Music Group featuring Mark Cabaniss
Jubilate Music Group brings together the catalogs of Alfred Sacred, Jubilate Music, and H.W. Gray, providing an eclectic blend of sacred and secular choral, vocal, handbell, and instrumental publications for adults and children. In this episode, Mark shares new anthems, larger works, and a handbell piece.
Episode 3: Walton Music/GIA Publications featuring Michael John Trotta
Michael shares some of his favorite new releases from his Hampton Roads Music Group catalog. He formed the catalog, which is distributed by GIA/Walton, as a home for elegant, singable music that’s appropriate for school, church, and concert settings.
Let us know in the comments who else you’d like to see interviewed, and be sure to let us know if you sing or play any of the featured selections.