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Upclose: Jason Moran

Upclose: Jason Moran

Upclose: Jason Moran
The Imitation Game

The Imitation Game

The Imitation Game
Pete Malinverni - What's on your Playlist?

Pete Malinverni - What's on your Playlist?

Pete Malinverni - What's on your Playlist?
Hot Wax - August/September 2017

Hot Wax - August/September 2017

Hot Wax - August/September 2017
Gearcheck - August/September 2017

Gearcheck - August/September 2017

Gearcheck - August/September 2017

Featured Articles


Gear Check – May 2017

Accessories Sprays from SoundSynergies Sprays from SoundSynergies condition instruments in all major music categories against oxidation and corrosion. Different maintenance […]

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, […]

Teaching Jazz in the ‘Classical’ Lesson

Improvisation is Essential to Becoming a Truly Complete Musician By Andrew J. Allen

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


The Imitation Game

How Do We Learn to Improvise?

Approaching Altered Sounds

Using a one-octave major scale as a resource to introduce the “outside” sounds.

Featured: What's on Your Playlist?


Pete Malinverni – What’s on your Playlist?

A look at the current play list of pianist/composer/educator Pete Malinverni.

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.

The Latest JAZZed News


Juilliard Jazz to Present ‘The Music of Fletcher Henderson, Eddie Durham, and Bill Challis’

Posted October 5, 2017

Juilliard Jazz will present “The Music of Fletcher Henderson, Eddie Durham, and Bill Challis” with guest conductor Vince Giordano and the Juilliard Jazz Orchestra on Thursday, October 12, 2017, at 7:30 p.m. in the Peter Jay Sharp Theater.

South Bend Jazz Fest Celebrates Sixth Year

Posted October 5, 2017

The 6th annual South Bend Jazz Fest in Indiana took place this past September 23 in South Bend, Indiana.

Indianapolis Jazz Foundation honors Buselli and Wallarab

Posted October 5, 2017

The Indianapolis Jazz Foundation has announced that jazz trumpeter, composer, and educator Mark Buselli and jazz trombonist, composer, and educator Brent Wallarab are the recipients of the Indianapolis Jazz Hall of Fame award.

MassJazz Guide Now Available

Posted October 5, 2017

The Massachusetts Office of Travel & Tourism (MOTT) has released its 2017-2018 MassJazz Guide for jazz fans to read and get the scoop on the year-round jazz scene of festivals, concerts, night clubs, jazz brunches, college courses, and radio programs.

Yamaha Supplies Pianos for Monterey Jazz Festival

Posted October 5, 2017

At the 2017 Monterey Jazz Festival (MJF), per tradition, Yamaha supplied pianos and drum sets for all eight MJF stages and connected with jazz’s future stars.