About the Author
Dr. Frederick E. Harris, Jr., is music director of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Wind Ensemble and Festival Jazz Ensemble. He has recorded for the Innova, Albany, and Half Note labels. Dr. Harris’ first book, Conducting with Feeling, was published by Meredith Music in 2001. He lives on Cape Cod with his ornithologist and artist wife, Becky, and their daughter, Abbie.