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What's On Your Playlist: Dominique Eade

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. [...]
What's On Your Playlist: Dominique Eade
Too Much of a Good Thing

Too Much of a Good Thing

What Have We Done And How Do We Fix It?
Too Much of a Good Thing
Basic Training: The Pentatonic Scale

Basic Training: The Pentatonic Scale

Pentatonic Scale Use for Vocalists
Basic Training: The Pentatonic Scale
Spotlight: Matt Wilson

Spotlight: Matt Wilson

I Want Them to Care to Know...
Spotlight: Matt Wilson
Focus Session: Horace Silver

Focus Session: Horace Silver

Joyful Jazz: An Homage to Horace Silver
Focus Session: Horace Silver
GearCheck: December 2014

GearCheck: December 2014

A look at the latest and greatest gear for jazz educators and musicians.
GearCheck: December 2014
Hot Wax December 2014

Hot Wax December 2014

Jazz album reviews: December 2014
Hot Wax December 2014

Featured Articles


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Gearcheck: October 2014

The latest and greatest gear for jazz educators and musicians….

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Hot Wax – Album Reviews – October 2014

Album reviews of recent releases.

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Big Band Orchestration

Orchestrating for Big Band: The First Steps

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: Horace Silver

Joyful Jazz: An Homage to Horace Silver

Big Band Orchestration

Orchestrating for Big Band: The First Steps

Hitting That Stride

A look at The Origin and Musical Characteristics of Stride Piano style.

Featured: What's on Your Playlist?


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. […]

Michael Spiro: What’s On Your Playlist?

Internationally renowned percussionist Michael Spiro is an eight-time Grammy nominee whose rhythmic sophistication and musical chops have earned him a […]

Helen Sung – Whats’ On Your Playlist?

A look at what Pianist Helen Sung is currently listening to…

Latest Jazz Education News


Clef Club Presents 2014 Jazz Awards

Posted October 24, 2014

The Third Annual Clef Club Jazz Awards, we take place at Philadelphia’s Clef Club, Saturday, Nov. 8, at 8 p.m.

Joe Albany Biopic Opening in NY/LA

Posted October 24, 2014

On October 24 and 31 in New York and Los Angeles, respectively, Low Down, the film portrayal based on the […]

Melba Liston and Randy Weston 40th Anniversary Concert

Posted October 24, 2014

On October 17th Manhattan School of Music and the Wilbur Ware Institute celebrated the 40th anniversary of the longtime collaboration between NEA Jazz Masters, the late trombonist/arranger Melba Liston (1926-1999) and the renowned jazz pianist Randy Weston.

Jazz St. Louis Opens to the World

Posted October 24, 2014

St. Louis was at the center of the jazz world, as jazz legends, jazz enthusiasts and VIPs gathered at Jazz at the Bistro to celebrate the grand opening of the Harold and Dorothy Steward Center for Jazz.

Jarasum Int’l Jazz Fest Hits Korea This Weekend

Posted October 1, 2014

The Jarasum International Jazz Festival returns for its eleventh edition between October 3-5. Last year’s 10th anniversary bash attracted over […]

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