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Gear Check: January 2018

Gear Check: January 2018

Gear Check: January 2018
A Visit to the Brubeck Archives

A Visit to the Brubeck Archives

A Visit to the Brubeck Archives
Dave Loeb and the Jazz Studies Program at UNLV

Dave Loeb and the Jazz Studies Program at UNLV

Dave Loeb and the Jazz Studies Program at UNLV
Hot Wax: January 2018

Hot Wax: January 2018

Hot Wax: January 2018
Michael Tate: What’s on Your Playlist?

Michael Tate: What’s on Your Playlist?

Michael Tate: What’s on Your Playlist?
Coming Into Your Own

Coming Into Your Own

Coming Into Your Own
Brian Charette: Man in the Moment, Artist on the Fringe

Brian Charette: Man in the Moment, Artist on the Fringe

Brian Charette: Man in the Moment, Artist on the Fringe

Featured Articles


What’s on Your Playlist: Tom Marko

A look at what drummer and director of Jazz Studies at Illinois State University, Tom Marko, is listening to.

Hot Wax: December 2017

New Jazz Releases: December 2017

Teaching Jazz Through the Big Band

To some, the title of this article may appear redundant. What is being taught through school big bands if not jazz?

Featured: Lessons Learned


Teaching Jazz Through the Big Band

To some, the title of this article may appear redundant. What is being taught through school big bands if not jazz?

Business of Music 101

By Harry Schnipper AUTHOR DISCLAIMER: This article is not intended to encapsulate every aspect of our industry. The business of […]

Teaching Jazz in the ‘Classical’ Lesson

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

Featured: Focus Session


Coming Into Your Own

In this article, we will hear from and see how some Jazz masters have journeyed through, and have had much to say about the process of “finding your own voice”.

Free Jazz, Harmolodics, and Ornette Coleman

By Stephen Rush A Definition of Harmolodics: The Shape of Jazz to Come Harmolodics is about race. It is about […]

The Imitation Game

How Do We Learn to Improvise?

Featured: What's on Your Playlist?


Michael Tate: What’s on Your Playlist?

Michael Tate co-founded 3D Rhythm of Life in 1999 with guitarist Chris Amelar and in the ensuing years the band’s […]

What’s on Your Playlist: Tom Marko

A look at what drummer and director of Jazz Studies at Illinois State University, Tom Marko, is listening to.

What’s On Your Playlist: Samir Zarif

A look at what saxophonist Samir Zarif is listening to.

The Latest JAZZed News


Detroit Symphony Orchestra’s (DSO) Paradise Jazz Series

Posted February 8, 2018

The Detroit Symphony Orchestra’s (DSO) Paradise Jazz Series will continue with a one-night-only concert featuring Jason Moran and the Big Bandwagon in a multimedia celebration of Thelonious Monk.

Jacksonville Jazz Piano Competition Opens Applications

Posted February 8, 2018

Applications for the Jacksonville Jazz Piano Competition are now open.

Newport Beach Jazz Party Kicks Off Next Week

Posted February 8, 2018

This year’s Newport Beach Jazz Party will take place from February 15 to 18, featuring a big band closing each of the four nights.

Music For All Adds Music Production To 2018 Summer Symposium National Music Camp

Posted January 25, 2018

Music for All has added the Music Production Boot Camp to the Music for All Summer Symposium, starting this year. The Music for All Summer Symposium, presented by Yamaha, is the largest national week-long summer music camp for students and teachers.

Harris To Perform In Beijing

Posted January 25, 2018

Pianist and vocalist Loston Harris is scheduled to perform in Beijing, China with his trio this February to kick off a slew of spring tour dates for 2018.