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Gearcheck - March 2015

Gearcheck - March 2015

A look at the latest and greatest gear for Jazz educators!
Gearcheck - March 2015
Eliane Elias - What's on your Playlist?

Eliane Elias - What's on your Playlist?

A look at what pianist/singer/songwriter Eliane Elias has been listening to...
Eliane Elias - What's on your Playlist?
Setting Up Camp

Setting Up Camp

A roundtable discussion on Summer Jazz Camps.
Setting Up Camp
A Pianist’s Touch

A Pianist’s Touch

Approaches to learning & practicing tunes
A Pianist’s Touch
Focus Session: Miles Davis

Focus Session: Miles Davis

Genius Repeats Itself: Lessons of Understanding Artistic Vision
Focus Session: Miles Davis
Spotlight: Miguel Zenón

Spotlight: Miguel Zenón

Always strive to inspire.
Spotlight: Miguel Zenón
Gearcheck: February 2015

Gearcheck: February 2015

The latest and greatest gear for jazz educators and musicians.
Gearcheck: February 2015

Featured Articles


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Dominant Chords: Improvisational Dominance

Several approaches to dominant chords in improvisation.

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Hot Wax: Album Reviews – February 2015

Reviews of recent album releases – February 2015

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Danny Bacher: Whats on Your Playlist?

A look at what Newcomer and singer/saxophonist Danny Bacher is listening to…

Featured: Lessons Learned


Too Much of a Good Thing

What Have We Done And How Do We Fix It?

Rabid Jazz

A Semester Abroad, Teaching Jazz in Latvia

Development of Jazz-Blues within American Pop Culture

The blues, which has its roots in the African American spiritual, plays a major role in most popular music forms including gospel, jazz and rock and roll.

Featured: Focus Session


Focus Session: Miles Davis

Genius Repeats Itself: Lessons of Understanding Artistic Vision

Focus Session: Horace Silver

Joyful Jazz: An Homage to Horace Silver

Big Band Orchestration

Orchestrating for Big Band: The First Steps

Featured: What's on Your Playlist?


Eliane Elias – What’s on your Playlist?

A look at what pianist/singer/songwriter Eliane Elias has been listening to…

Danny Bacher: Whats on Your Playlist?

A look at what Newcomer and singer/saxophonist Danny Bacher is listening to…

What’s On Your Playlist: Dominique Eade

Dominique Eade has been on the faculty of New England Conservatory since 1984, where she teaches voice, composition, and improvisation. […]

The Latest JAZZed News


Billie Holiday First 2015 Inductee on Philadelphia Music Walk of Fame

Posted April 17, 2015

As a special birthday gift to the woman widely considered to be one of the greatest vocalists of the 20th […]

Gunther Schuller to receive 2015 Edward MacDowell Medal

Posted April 17, 2015

Former New England Conservatory president, composer, conductor, author, publisher, historian, record producer, virtuoso hornist, educator, and polymath, Gunther Schuller has […]

Berklee Launches Summer Program at Santa Monica High School

Posted April 17, 2015

Berklee will be holding two summer programs in Los Angeles this July 2015. These programs, held at Santa Monica High […]

The Signature Jazz Cruise on Seabourn

Posted April 17, 2015

For the second time, Entertainment Cruise Productions is offering The Signature Jazz Cruise on Seabourn, sailing throughout the Mediterranean September […]

The First Wes Montgomery International Jazz Guitar Contest

Posted April 17, 2015

Non-profit jazz label Resonance Records is announcing the launch of the Wes Montgomery International Jazz Guitar Contest, and is now […]