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Chad Lefkowitz-Brown: What's on Your Playlist?

Chad Lefkowitz-Brown: What's on Your Playlist?

Chad Lefkowitz-Brown: What's on Your Playlist?
Hot Wax: April/May 2018

Hot Wax: April/May 2018

Hot Wax: April/May 2018
Gearcheck: April/May 2018

Gearcheck: April/May 2018

Gearcheck: April/May 2018
On the Scene: John Daversa and Bob Mintzer

On the Scene: John Daversa and Bob Mintzer

On the Scene: John Daversa and Bob Mintzer
"Maiden Voyage" and the Mixolydian Mode

"Maiden Voyage" and the Mixolydian Mode

"Maiden Voyage" and the Mixolydian Mode

Featured Articles


Anna Danes – What’s on Your Playlist?

A look at singer Anna Danes’ current playlist.

Hot Wax – March 2018

Jazz Album Reviews – March 2018

Blending Genres

James Carter Collaborates with the Eastman School of Music.

Featured: Lessons Learned


Blending Genres

James Carter Collaborates with the Eastman School of Music.

Teaching Jazz Through the Big Band

To some, the title of this article may appear redundant. What is being taught through school big bands if not jazz?

Business of Music 101

By Harry Schnipper AUTHOR DISCLAIMER: This article is not intended to encapsulate every aspect of our industry. The business of […]

Featured: Focus Session


“Maiden Voyage” and the Mixolydian Mode

When I have asked students, “What is the Mixolydian mode?” they usually tell me that it is the major scale […]

Coming Into Your Own

In this article, we will hear from and see how some Jazz masters have journeyed through, and have had much to say about the process of “finding your own voice”.

Free Jazz, Harmolodics, and Ornette Coleman

By Stephen Rush A Definition of Harmolodics: The Shape of Jazz to Come Harmolodics is about race. It is about […]

Featured: What's on Your Playlist?


Chad Lefkowitz-Brown: What’s on Your Playlist?

A look at what sax phenom Chad Lefkowitz-Brown is listening to this month…

Anna Danes – What’s on Your Playlist?

A look at singer Anna Danes’ current playlist.

Michael Tate: What’s on Your Playlist?

Michael Tate co-founded 3D Rhythm of Life in 1999 with guitarist Chris Amelar and in the ensuing years the band’s […]

The Latest JAZZed News


Jazz Journalists Association Announces 2018 JJA Award Winners

Posted May 16, 2018

The winners of the Jazz Journalists Association’s 2018 Jazz Awards have been announced online, with the recipients in 39 categories all chosen by JJA voting members from 140 nominees. 

DC Jazz Festival Announces Free Programming

Posted May 16, 2018

The DC Jazz Festival (DCJF) has announced their annual schedule of free-of-charge programs, including a stylistically diverse, international roster of first-class jazz artists, slated to perform at indoor and outdoor venues across D.C.

New England Conservatory Celebrates 150th Anniversary Of ‘Overture 1812’

Posted May 16, 2018

In honor of the 150th anniversary of Tchaikovsky’s Overture 1812, New England Conservatory (NEC) will present an evening of music by Tchaikovsky for the 28th Annual Composer Celebration on May 24.

Berklee Honors Spalding, Rodgers, Cash At Commencement

Posted May 16, 2018

On May 12, Berklee president Roger H. Brown presented honorary doctor of music degrees to music legends Nile Rodgers, Rosanne Cash, and Esperanza Spalding at this year’s Berklee School of Music commencement.

JD Allen Joins JodyJazz Family Of Artist Endorsers

Posted May 16, 2018

JodyJazz Inc has announced that Tenor Saxophone titan JD Allen has joined the JodyJazz family of artist endorsers.  JD Allen’s mouthpiece choice is the JodyJazz GIANT Tenor 8.