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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


A Visit to the Brubeck Archives

Posted January 16, 2018

A look inside the Brubeck Archives at The University of the Pacific in Stockton, California.

New England Conservatory Celebrates 150th Anniversary

Posted January 11, 2018

New England Conservatory’s (NEC) internationally renowned Jazz Studies and Contemporary Improvisation (CI) Departments continue to celebrate their 150th anniversary season with some 50 concerts and events in the Spring 2018 season.

Wadada Leo Smith To Perform At The University Of Virginia

Posted January 11, 2018

Composer, trumpeter, and Pulitzer Prize finalist, Wadada Leo Smith and his Golden Quintet will perform music from Smith’s masterwork America’s National Parks on Saturday, January 27 at the University of Virginia’s Old Cabel Hall as part of the school’s Impulse Festival.

Details Announced For Vermont Jazz Center Jazz Festival

Posted January 11, 2018

The 2nd Annual Vermont Jazz Center (VJC) Solo Jazz Piano Fest will be a celebration of the “orchestra of all instruments.”

JEN Announces EFCF Jazz Research Fellowship Winner

Posted January 11, 2018

The JEN Research Interest Group has reported that the winner of the third annual EFCF Jazz Research Fellowship at the Smithsonian Institution is Kimberly Teal, assistant professor in musicology at the University of Arkansas.