About the ITA Journal


The July 2021 issue of the ITA Journal is now available online in the members-only section. Print copies will mail mid-July and will soon be underway to members with print memberships. Featured in the July issue are, among others:

An Interview with Alan Raph
by Jack Schatz

Clay Smith: Trombonist on the Chautauqua Trail, 1904–1930
by Timothy Howe

Making the Trombone Cool for 54 Years: An Interview with James Pankow
by Kevin M. McManus

Plus
General News,The President’s Column, Orchestral Sectional, Wellness Note, Perspectives on Longevity, Philosophies, Practices, and Pedagogies of Performing Professionals, Pedagogy Corner, Audio/Video/Literature Reviews and much more.

Read it here

ITA Journal Online
vol37_4_150A complete archive of all past ITA Journals & Newsletters is available in a digital format to all ITA members in the Members Only section of the website. A regular ITA membership includes a paper version of the ITA Journal and access to the online version. A full searchable index is available.

ITA members can also opt for an online-only (no paper) membership at a highly reduced rate, allowing online access to the latest Journal even before the printing date

The online Journal is a quick and convenient way of reading our magazine – no waiting times for shipping, no storage issues and an environmentally friendly approach by not using any paper.

Free trial!
Please feel free to try and test the digital format by accessing our complimentary copy of the 2009 October issue of the ITA Journal: iPad & iPhone supported!

Do you need an older issue?
All past Journals and Newsletters have recently been made available to online to members. If you want to find out what the online Journal looks like, please visit the test page.
You can also order paper back issues by mailing in the back issue order form.

The ITA Journal has been in production since 1971 with a series of newsletters printed from 1973 to 1980. Published quarterly since 1982, it is edited by Diane Drexler and includes scholarly articles, trombone news, job announcements, and literature and record reviews.