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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


Roney Headlines Hudson Valley Jazz Festival 

Posted July 2, 2015

Now in it’s 6th year, The Hudson Valley Jazz Festival is scheduled for Aug. 27-30. Still-developing schedule can be found […]

SFJazz Announces 2015-2016 Season Programming

Posted July 2, 2015

SFJAZZ announced the artist programming for the SFJAZZ Center’s 2015-16 Season running September 10, 2015 to May 29, 2016. The […]

Louis Armstrong’s 100th Anniversary

Posted July 2, 2015

The Louis Armstrong House Museum in New York City and the Louisiana State Museum in New Orleans have partnered on […]

Charlap Named Director of Jazz Studies at William Patterson University

Posted July 2, 2015

Pianist Bill Charlap has been appointed director of the Jazz Studies Program at William Paterson University in Wayne, N.J. Charlap, […]

Jazz at Lincoln Center Launches Record Label

Posted July 2, 2015

Jazz at Lincoln Center has announced the formation of Blue Engine Records, described in a press release as “a new […]