Oral History Information
Jody Espina had a long history as both a musician and educator before deciding to launch his own line of saxophone and clarinet mouthpieces. Jody honed his playing at a young age before moving on to study at Berklee. Following college, Jody went on to teach music including serving as Director of Jazz at the Hoff Barthelson School of Music while also continuing to play professionally as a jazz musician. Upon launching JodyJazz, Jody has directed his attention to developing, refining, and perfecting his line of mouthpieces. Not all business, Jody does still manage to record and play with his trio, chamber group, and theater company.