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Tyler Reese: What’s on Your Playlist?

Tyler Reese: What’s on Your Playlist?

Tyler Reese: What’s on Your Playlist?
Teaching Jazz in the ‘Classical’ Lesson

Teaching Jazz in the ‘Classical’ Lesson

Teaching Jazz in the ‘Classical’ Lesson
Gear Check - May 2017

Gear Check - May 2017

Gear Check - May 2017
Hot Wax: Album Reviews - May 2017

Hot Wax: Album Reviews - May 2017

Hot Wax: Album Reviews - May 2017
The Love for the Music

The Love for the Music

The Love for the Music

Featured Articles


What’s On Your Playlist: Buselli-Wallarab Jazz Orchestra

A look at what Brent Wallarab and Mark Buselli are currently listening to.

Hot Wax – Album Reviews: March 2017

Album reviews of new jazz releases – March 2017.

Gearcheck: March 2017

A look at the latest and greatest equipment for Jazz educators and musicians.

Featured: Lessons Learned


Teaching Jazz in the ‘Classical’ Lesson

Improvisation is Essential to Becoming a Truly Complete Musician By Andrew J. Allen

The Titan Jazz & Art Festival: A Model for Others

In Part II of this feature, we pick up Brian Rollins’ in-depth look at the Titan Jazz & Arts Festival.

The Titan Jazz & Art Festival: A Model for Others – Part I

A distinctive approach to festivals where students perform AFTER receiving the clinician’s advice.

Featured: Focus Session


Approaching Altered Sounds

Using a one-octave major scale as a resource to introduce the “outside” sounds.

Road Map to Latin Jazz Style Interpretation

A step-by-step method for finding a more specific Latin style solution from the jungle of possibilities.

Featured: What's on Your Playlist?


Tyler Reese: What’s on Your Playlist?

Guitar virtuoso Tyler Reese is making a name for himself as a significant innovator of contemporary instrumental music, particularly jazz-fusion, […]

What’s On Your Playlist: Buselli-Wallarab Jazz Orchestra

A look at what Brent Wallarab and Mark Buselli are currently listening to.

What’s on Your Playlist: Ken Schaphorst

A look at what composer, performer, and educator Ken Schaphorst is listening to.

The Latest JAZZed News


Tyler Reese Makes His NYC Debut at Club Bonafide

Posted August 9, 2017

Tyler Reese, a jazz guitar performer and former student of with jazz legend Pat Metheny, made his New York City Debut yesterday, August 9, at Club Bonafide.

Jazz Legend Joe Thomas Passes Away at 84

Posted August 9, 2017

Musician Joe Thomas, sometimes known as “The Ebony Godfather,” passed away on July 26.

Joe Lovano Trades In For Two New Sax Dakota Straights

Posted August 9, 2017

Saxophonist and composer Joe Lovano traded in his original LA SAX Straight Alto and Tenor for two new Sax Dakota Straights this past June at Roberto’s Music in New York City.

Joseph Doubleday Joins Majestic Percussion

Posted August 9, 2017

Vibraphonist Joseph Doubleday has joined Majestic Percussion. Doubleday was the first Vibraphonist accepted to the Jazz Studies program at the Juilliard School of Music in New York City.

New England Conservatory Professional String Quartet Program Admits Verona Quartet

Posted August 9, 2017

New England Conservatory (NEC) has announced that Verona Quartet will be the next group in its Professional String Quartet Training program.