I have many skills but sadly the hardet thing is choosing which to master. I seem to have coined the jack of all trades terms while at school but never a master. My goal is to pick one of my skills such as computer science and music and to perfect… Continue reading
Music, like all art forms, will never die, it only transform into a new idea floating around in the culture that we live in. My name is Jesus Rodriguez, musician, educator, programmer and trombonist. I think with this new technology that is made available everyday can make music into something… Continue reading
My motivation is pretty simple at this point in my life. To be better than I was the previous week. I have a daily goal to be better than the day before and I am in constant competition with myself. It drives me everyday and at times I become to… Continue reading
These are not really new values but instead they are now of higher priority. Throughout my senior year of high school I have always loved performing and teaching yet I loved my academic career to such a high degree of importance that at times it would hinder my practice or… Continue reading
Throughout the course of my high school career I actively attempted to do the least amount of work at school while still getting good grades. This began with doing homework the hour before class began and soon turned into me studying for exams the hour before class after sleeping everyday.… Continue reading
Rewind is starting back up! The old summer combo is starting up again with a new members and some old. It will be a 5 piece combo with 2 bones and a rhythm section more detail to come!
It has been an interesting two days here at SMU. Tuesday was the first day with the Meadows Jazz Orchestra and I am excited to start with this group. Everyone is great and I cannot wait to perform with them every week. Theory is starting up and hopefully I can… Continue reading