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

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: Buselli-Wallarab Jazz Orchestra
Hot Wax - Album Reviews: March 2017

Hot Wax - Album Reviews: March 2017

Album reviews of new jazz releases - March 2017.
Hot Wax - Album Reviews: March 2017
Wadada Leo Smith: ‘What’s Behind  The Door?’

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

A conversation with a true American treasure - Wadada Leo Smith.
Wadada Leo Smith: ‘What’s Behind The Door?’
Gearcheck: March 2017

Gearcheck: March 2017

A look at the latest and greatest equipment for Jazz educators and musicians.
Gearcheck: March 2017
Improvisation Tactics for the Aspiring Jazz Player

Improvisation Tactics for the Aspiring Jazz Player

Melodic Minor Modes
Improvisation Tactics for the Aspiring Jazz Player

Featured Articles


Regina Carter: ‘Embrace. Engage. Evolve’

Trying to briefly encapsulate the genre-spanning work of globe traveling, Grammy-nominated violinist Regina Carter is challenging…

The Jazz Saxophonist: Two Methods of Embouchure Formation for Developing a Great Tone

Without correct embouchure, a saxophonist’s tone, intonation, response, musical expressiveness, and performance enjoyment will be severely hindered.

Gearcheck: January 2017

The best new gear for Jazz Educators and Musicians – January 2017

Featured: Lessons Learned


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.

Jazz in the Context of Chamber Music – Part I

Jazz is not usually considered chamber music in the classical sense… should it be?

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?


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.

Kevin Sun: What’s On Your Playlist?

A look at the playlist of Kevin Sun – an accomplished saxophonist-clarinetist, improvisor-composer, and writer-blogger.

The Latest JAZZed News


DC Jazz Festival and the Kennedy Center Present An Evening with Pat Metheny

Posted March 9, 2017

Featuring Antonio Sanchez, Linda Oh & Gwilym Simcock

Presenters Announced for the 32nd Annual Bistro Awards Gala

Posted March 9, 2017

Veteran entertainer Maurice Hines, “trans-genre” artist Justin Vivian Bond, comedian Jim David, and musician Paul Shaffer have been set as presenters at the 32nd annual Bistro Awards.

Saxophonist Steve Lehman Sélébéyone to Jazz at Princeton

Posted March 9, 2017

Jazz at Princeton University, helmed by saxophonist/composer Rudresh Mahanthappa, presents a diverse and compelling spring 2017 season

Highlights In Jazz Presents Women In Jazz at Tribeca Performing Arts Center

Posted March 9, 2017

Jack Kleinsinger’s Highlights In Jazz (Highlights In Jazz), New York’s Longest Running Jazz Concert Series, continues its 45th season at 8 p.m. Thursday, April 6, 2017

Jazz Education Network 8th Annual Conference

Posted March 9, 2017

The Jazz Education Network (JEN) successfully presented its 8th Annual Conference in New Orleans from January 4 – 7, 2017, to an audience of more than 4,000 attendees.