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Featured Articles

Daniel Glass

An interview with the jazz scholar, educator and drummer, Daniel Glass.

John Clayton

Synergy, Artistry, and Authenticity

Arturo Sandoval: The Lessons in Life

A look at a career fueled by passion, sustained by perseverance.

Featured: Lessons Learned

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.

Standards? Determining Curricular Repertoire

A continued look at the process of developing standards in Jazz Education

Featured: Focus Session

Thad Jones – A Forgotten Giant?

Let Us Not Forget His Place In Jazz!

Focus Session: Triplets

Unlocking the Power of the Triplet in the College Classroom.

Flirting with C

A New View of John Coltrane’s Harmony in “Moment’s Notice”…

Featured: What's on Your Playlist?

Helen Sung – Whats’ On Your Playlist?

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

Connie Crothers – What’s On Your Playlist?

A look at what Pianist Connie Crothers is currently listening to…

George Cotsirilos – What’s on Your Playlist?

A native of Chicago – perhaps explaining his strong affinity for the blues – George Cotsirilos has become a leading musical fixture of the San Francisco music scene.

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Posted August 15, 2014

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Sean Jones Named Berklee Brass Chair

Posted August 15, 2014

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Jazz Arts Group Announces 2014-15 Columbus Jazz Orchestra And Inside Track Season

Posted August 1, 2014

The Jazz Arts Group of Columbus (JAG) recently announced its 2014-15 season of the Columbus Jazz Orchestra (CJO) and Inside […]

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