Take Five With Marc Brenken
Your teaching approach:
It's very important to listen while you're playing. Record yourself as often as you can and learn from your mistakes. Get to know new music everyday, listen to all the details and try to understand the thing as a whole.
What do you think is the most important thing you are contributing musically?
Hard to answer. The listeners will find it out by themselves.
How would you describe the state of jazz today?
A gigantic bonanza of great music
If I weren't a jazz musician, I would be a: