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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.

Wadada Leo Smith: ‘What’s Behind The Door?’

A conversation with a true American treasure – Wadada Leo Smith.

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


Applications Open for 2018 Bucharest International Jazz Competition

Posted July 12, 2017

Applications are now open for the 2018 edition of the Bucharest International Jazz Competition, which will be held from May 12 to 19 in Bucharest Romania.

Blue Note At Sea Announces 2018 Roster

Posted July 12, 2017

The cruise, which is a collaboration between Blue Note Records, Blue Note Jazz Clubs and Entertainment Cruise Productions, has released the 2018 list of performers, which includes winners of 48 Grammys, two Tony Awards, and four NEA Jazz Masters.

You Haven’t Done Nothin’ Makes Worldwide Debut at DC JazzFest

Posted June 29, 2017

DC JazzFest and Atlas PAC debuted the world premiere of You Haven’t Done Nothin’ (YHDN), a performance by Michael Bowie & the Blast, at the Atlas Performing Arts Center.

Sutton Named Associate Professor at The Indiana University Jacobs School of Music

Posted June 29, 2017

The Indiana University Jacobs School of Music has appointed jazz vocalist Tierney Sutton to be associate professor of music in jazz studies, effective August 1.

AMP Trio Named DCJazzPrix Winners at DC Jazz Festival

Posted June 29, 2017

AMP Trio (featuring Tahira Clayton) were this year’s winners of the second annual DCJazzPrix at the DC Jazz Festival. The NYC-based trio includes pianist Addison Frei, drummer Matt Young, new vocalist Tahira Clayton, and bassist Perrin Grace.