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Gearcheck: February 2015

Gearcheck: February 2015

The latest and greatest gear for jazz educators and musicians.
Gearcheck: February 2015
Dominant Chords: Improvisational Dominance

Dominant Chords: Improvisational Dominance

Several approaches to dominant chords in improvisation.
Dominant Chords: Improvisational Dominance
Hot Wax: Album Reviews - February 2015

Hot Wax: Album Reviews - February 2015

Reviews of recent album releases - February 2015
Hot Wax: Album Reviews - February 2015
Danny Bacher: Whats on Your Playlist?

Danny Bacher: Whats on Your Playlist?

A look at what Newcomer and singer/saxophonist Danny Bacher is listening to...
Danny Bacher: Whats on Your Playlist?
Spotlight: Herbie Hancock

Spotlight: Herbie Hancock

Compassion & Wisdom from one of the most accomplished and acclaimed jazz artists of the past fifty-plus years.
Spotlight: Herbie Hancock
The Lost Interview:  Red Norvo, 1994

The Lost Interview: Red Norvo, 1994

In this second installment of our “Lost Interviews” column, we conclude Dan Del Fiorentino’s conversation with famed vibraphonist and composer, Red Norvo from November 5, 1994.
The Lost Interview: Red Norvo, 1994
Focus Session: Horace Silver

Focus Session: Horace Silver

Joyful Jazz: An Homage to Horace Silver
Focus Session: Horace Silver

Featured Articles


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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. […]

too-much

Too Much of a Good Thing

What Have We Done And How Do We Fix It?

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Basic Training: The Pentatonic Scale

Pentatonic Scale Use for Vocalists

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…

The Latest JAZZed News


Tickets Now on Sale for DC JazzFest at The Hamilton Live

Posted March 23, 2015

The DC Jazz Festival (DCJF) announced that tickets are now available for the DC JazzFest at The Hamilton Live co-presented […]

The Art of Kansas City Swing: An International Jazz Education Festival

Posted March 23, 2015

“The Art of Kansas City Swing” (June 18-20, 2015) is the first time Kansas City Swing music will be studied […]

Juilliard Jazz Presents Dos Reyes Del Bajo

Posted March 23, 2015

Juilliard Jazz presents Dos Reyes Del Bajo: Israel “Cachao” López and John Kirby featuring Juilliard Jazz Ensembles on Monday, March […]

New Concerts Added to Festival International de Jazz de Montréal

Posted March 23, 2015

In the midst of an already packed 2015 lineup, including Jamie Cullum, The Stanley Clarke Band, The Bad Plus, Joshua […]

Salute to Betty Carter

Posted March 6, 2015

Celebrate the legacy of Betty Carter with saxophonist Craig Handy, pianists Jacky Terrasson and Stephen Scott, bassists Michael Bowie and […]

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