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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


Carnegie Hall Assembles NYO-USA and NYO2 For Summer Training and Tours

Posted June 14, 2017

Carnegie Hall will bring together about 200 of the best teen musicians this summer to work and train as both The National Youth Orchestra of the United States of America (NYO-USA) and NYO2. NYO2 is a new group comprised of musicians ages 14 to 17 that launched last year to attract students from areas that are usually underserved or underrepresented in the field of classical music.

2017 DC JazzFest Officially Launches

Posted June 14, 2017

After much anticipation, the 2017 JazzFest has launched and will run through June 18. The festival began this weekend with the “Jazz ‘n Families Fun Days at The Phillips Collection” kickoff event.

Stanford Jazz Festival Hosts Indian Jazz Journey Concert

Posted June 14, 2017

The Stanford Jazz Festival will host a special concert called “Indian Jazz Journey” on June 25.

Maverick Concerts Announces 2017 Jazz Schedule

Posted June 14, 2017

Maverick Concerts of Woodstock, New York has announced the summer lineup of jazz performances for 2017.

The DC Jazz Festival Announces Partnership with Dance Place

Posted June 1, 2017

The DC Jazz Festival has partnered with Dance Place, part of Jazz in the ‘Hoods Presented by Events DC. Dance Place will showcase the second installment of “In Jazz We Trust: Music in Motion” on June 10 and 11.