Chris Madsen: “Published Music Method Books Can Be Helpful, but the Act of Transcribing Something That You Want to Learn Is Invaluable”
Violinist-violist and teacher, graduated from the Rafael Orozco Superior Conservatory of Music of Córdoba, Spain.
Today we have Chris Madsen, one of the most in-demand figures in the jazz world throughout Chicago. His labor as a player and composer would be incomplete without the facet of teaching, which he does at the University of Illinois at Chicago and the University of Wisconsin—Parkside, after many years at Northwestern University. Here, he…