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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


DC Jazz Festival Announces Jazz in the ‘Hoods Schedule

Posted May 17, 2017

The DC Jazz Festival has announced the schedule for Jazz in the ‘Hoods Presented by Events DC, a jazz series that unites all four quadrants and eight Wards of Washington, DC with jazz music.

Carnegie Hall’s Weill Music Institute Announces NYO Jazz Program

Posted May 17, 2017

Carnegie Hall’s Weill Music Institute (WMI) has announced that it will launch NYO Jazz, a four-week intensive summer program for young American jazz instrumentalists (ages 16-19), in the summer of 2018.

Omega Institute Announces Bobby McFerrin Circlesongs Workshop

Posted May 17, 2017

Omega Institute has announced a weeklong workshop with Bobby McFerrin that teaches the improvisational singing technique called Circlesongs.

2017 DCJazzPrix Finalists announced

Posted May 17, 2017

The DC Jazz Festival has announced the three 2017 DCJazzPrix finalists, who will perform on June 15 at the University of the District of Columbia Theatre for the Arts as a part of the second annual DC Jazz Festival.

April 25th Named “Ella Fitzgerald Day” in NYC

Posted May 4, 2017

Verve Label Group, in partnership with the Mayor’s office, celebrated Ella Fitzgerald’s 100th birthday on April 25th at the historic Rainbow Room in Manhattan.