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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


Morristown Jazz & Blues Festival Returns August 15th

Posted July 30, 2015

The Fifth Annual Morristown Jazz & Blues Festival returns on Saturday, August 15, with a celebration of the centennial birthdays […]

John Pizzarelli to Release Album of Paul McCartney Covers Sept. 11

Posted July 30, 2015

Guitarist and vocalist John Pizzarelli will release Midnight McCartney, an album of Paul McCartney covers, on Concord Records on Sept. 11.  […]

Bob James and Nathan East to Release Duets Album

Posted July 30, 2015

Keyboardist Bob James and bassist Nathan East will release their first collabotrative outside of the group Fourplay album, The New Cool, […]

Gunther Schuller to Receive MacDowell Medal Posthumously

Posted July 30, 2015

The late composer/conductor/musician/educator Gunther Schuller will be awarded the 56th Edward MacDowell Medal posthumously on Aug. 9, it was announced […]

Vic Firth Passes Away at 85

Posted July 30, 2015

Everett “Vic” Firth passed away on July 26th at the age of 85. Beginning as the youngest principal timpanist ever […]