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Upclose: Jason Moran

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The Imitation Game

The Imitation Game

The Imitation Game
Pete Malinverni - What's on your Playlist?

Pete Malinverni - What's on your Playlist?

Pete Malinverni - What's on your Playlist?
Hot Wax - August/September 2017

Hot Wax - August/September 2017

Hot Wax - August/September 2017
Gearcheck - August/September 2017

Gearcheck - August/September 2017

Gearcheck - August/September 2017

Featured Articles


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, […]

Teaching Jazz in the ‘Classical’ Lesson

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

Hot Wax: Album Reviews – May 2017

Bill O’Connell Monk’s Cha Cha – Live at the Carnegie-Farian Room (Savant) Bill O’Connell – solo piano Pianist Bill O’Connell […]

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


The Imitation Game

How Do We Learn to Improvise?

Approaching Altered Sounds

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

Featured: What's on Your Playlist?


Pete Malinverni – What’s on your Playlist?

A look at the current play list of pianist/composer/educator Pete Malinverni.

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.

The Latest JAZZed News


Monty Alexander Announces New York Shows

Posted October 18, 2017

Pianist Monty Alexander, a Jamaican-born jazz influencer for more than five decades, will perform shows at Jazz Forum this month on October 20 and 21.

Donald and Barron Ryan Embark on Tour

Posted October 18, 2017

Donald and Barron Ryan, a father and son piano duo, will soon begin a series of shows together beginning with two performances in Enid, Oklahoma on October 21 and 22.

The Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal Competition Announces Finalists


Posted October 18, 2017

The Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal Competition, also known as the SASSY Awards, has announced the five jazz singers who will perform for the top prize honor on Sunday, November 12.

Juilliard Jazz to Present ‘The Music of Fletcher Henderson, Eddie Durham, and Bill Challis’

Posted October 5, 2017

Juilliard Jazz will present “The Music of Fletcher Henderson, Eddie Durham, and Bill Challis” with guest conductor Vince Giordano and the Juilliard Jazz Orchestra on Thursday, October 12, 2017, at 7:30 p.m. in the Peter Jay Sharp Theater.

South Bend Jazz Fest Celebrates Sixth Year

Posted October 5, 2017

The 6th annual South Bend Jazz Fest in Indiana took place this past September 23 in South Bend, Indiana.