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The Mom-and-Pop Jazz Shop that Could

The Mom-and-Pop Jazz Shop that Could

The Jazz Loft – a 6,000 square-foot performance venue, educational center, and museum that’s quickly become a cultural landmark and hotspot since it opened in May of 2016.
The Mom-and-Pop Jazz Shop that Could
Annette Peacock: Composer, Muse, Enigma

Annette Peacock: Composer, Muse, Enigma

Quality, even from the least ordinary of artists, has a strange way of resurfacing.
Annette Peacock: Composer, Muse, Enigma
Jason Anick - What's on Your Playlist?

Jason Anick - What's on Your Playlist?

One of the youngest instructors at Berklee College of Music, Jason Anick is rapidly making a name for himself in [...]
Jason Anick - What's on Your Playlist?
Keith Carlock

Keith Carlock

Keith Carlock Brings His Knowledge of Jazz Drumming to Pop, Fusion, Rock, and Beyond.
Keith Carlock
Gearcheck - October 2016

Gearcheck - October 2016

A look at the latest and greatest gear for Jazz Educators and Performers.
Gearcheck - October 2016

Featured Articles


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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.

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Gearcheck – September 2016

The latest and greatest gear for jazz educators and musicians – September 2016.

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Fred Hersch

Eight-time Grammy Award nominee and jazz maestro Fred Hersch is having some big moments in his life.

Featured: Lessons Learned


Jazz in the Context of Chamber Music – Part I

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

Too Much of a Good Thing

What Have We Done And How Do We Fix It?

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A Semester Abroad, Teaching Jazz in Latvia

Featured: Focus Session


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.

Mastering Chord Tones – Not Scales – to Excel at Improvisation

A look at Jazz scales, one of the first things many new students ask about.

‘Intrepid Fox’ A Melodic Analysis – Part I

A look inside Freddie Hubbard’s composition, “Intrepid Fox”.

Featured: What's on Your Playlist?


Jason Anick – What’s on Your Playlist?

One of the youngest instructors at Berklee College of Music, Jason Anick is rapidly making a name for himself in […]

Marcos Varela – What’s on your Playlist?

A look at what Bassist Marcos Varela, one of the young bright lights on the NYC jazz scene, is listening to.

Jerry Leake – What’s on your Playlist?

A look at what associate professor of percussion at New England Conservatory and Berklee College of Music, Jerry Leake, is listening to.

The Latest JAZZed News


38th Festival International de Jazz de Montréal Jazz for the Holidays

Posted December 2, 2016

The Montreal Jazz Festival announces ten new concerts in the next edition of the Festival International de Jazz de Montréal.

Jazz Education Network Presents 8th Annual Conference and Concert

Posted December 2, 2016

The Jazz Education Network will present its 8th Annual Conference in New Orleans, LA, January 4 – 7, 2017, with world-class performers and presenters.

Litchfield Jazz Camp Registration Open for 2017

Posted December 2, 2016

Founded in 1997, Litchfield Jazz Camp serves 350- 400 residential and day students from around the world each summer.

Juilliard Jazz Presents The Latin Tinge: Ray Barretto, Cal Tjader, and Carlos Henriquez

Posted December 2, 2016

Juilliard Jazz presents “The Latin Tinge: Ray Barretto, Cal Tjader, and Carlos Henriquez” featuring Juilliard Jazz Ensembles on Tuesday, December 6, 2016, at 7:30pm in Paul Hall.

17th Annual Newport Beach Jazz Party & Big Band Blowout

Posted December 2, 2016

This year’s party, featuring a big band closing each of the 4 nights, will take place February 23-26, 2017, at the Newport Beach Marriott Hotel & Spa.