Play it Sam!

Play it Sam!

Posted on Jun 14, 2014 in News | No Comments

This is an article I wrote for Find It Montana, a new website about the wonderful happenings in Big Sky Country.   “Play it, Sam!” By Erica von Kleist, Published April 21, 2014 Food and music are kindred spirits. They nourish the soul, engage the mind, relax the body, and dually quell a desire for […]

In the Spirit of Swing

In the Spirit of Swing

Posted on Nov 5, 2013 in News | No Comments

This is the article I wrote for the Jazz at Lincoln Center ‘s 25th Anniversary book “In the Spirit of Swing”. Wynton called me up one day and asked me to write a piece for the book, but did not give me any opinion on what to write about. I decided to write about the […]

The Importance of Practicing

The Importance of Practicing

Posted on Oct 21, 2013 in News | No Comments

Here is a letter I recently handed out to the students in my studio.   “Dear Students,   I am so excited to have such smart, talented students in my studio this fall! Every day I look forward to working with each of you, and sharing in the wonderful energy you bring into my home. […]

New Website

New Website

Posted on Oct 19, 2013 in News | No Comments

Welcome to Erica von Kleist’s new website! Check out Erica’s upcoming shows, news, and blog posts!