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Tyler Reese: What’s on Your Playlist?

Tyler Reese: What’s on Your Playlist?

Tyler Reese: What’s on Your Playlist?
Teaching Jazz in the ‘Classical’ Lesson

Teaching Jazz in the ‘Classical’ Lesson

Teaching Jazz in the ‘Classical’ Lesson
Gear Check - May 2017

Gear Check - May 2017

Gear Check - May 2017
Hot Wax: Album Reviews - May 2017

Hot Wax: Album Reviews - May 2017

Hot Wax: Album Reviews - May 2017
The Love for the Music

The Love for the Music

The Love for the Music

Featured Articles


What’s On Your Playlist: Buselli-Wallarab Jazz Orchestra

A look at what Brent Wallarab and Mark Buselli are currently listening to.

Hot Wax – Album Reviews: March 2017

Album reviews of new jazz releases – March 2017.

Wadada Leo Smith: ‘What’s Behind The Door?’

A conversation with a true American treasure – Wadada Leo Smith.

Featured: Lessons Learned


Teaching Jazz in the ‘Classical’ Lesson

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

The Titan Jazz & Art Festival: A Model for Others

In Part II of this feature, we pick up Brian Rollins’ in-depth look at the Titan Jazz & Arts Festival.

The Titan Jazz & Art Festival: A Model for Others – Part I

A distinctive approach to festivals where students perform AFTER receiving the clinician’s advice.

Featured: Focus Session


Approaching Altered Sounds

Using a one-octave major scale as a resource to introduce the “outside” sounds.

Road Map to Latin Jazz Style Interpretation

A step-by-step method for finding a more specific Latin style solution from the jungle of possibilities.

Featured: What's on Your Playlist?


Tyler Reese: What’s on Your Playlist?

Guitar virtuoso Tyler Reese is making a name for himself as a significant innovator of contemporary instrumental music, particularly jazz-fusion, […]

What’s On Your Playlist: Buselli-Wallarab Jazz Orchestra

A look at what Brent Wallarab and Mark Buselli are currently listening to.

What’s on Your Playlist: Ken Schaphorst

A look at what composer, performer, and educator Ken Schaphorst is listening to.

The Latest JAZZed News


Ignacio Berroa Trio To Release Straight Ahead From Havana

Posted July 26, 2017

On August 5, the Ignacio Berroa Trio will release their album Straight Ahead From Havana. The album features Berroa on the drums, Martin Bejerano on the piano, and Josh Allen and Lowell Ringel on the upright bass.

Carl Allen Joins Vater Drumsticks Roster

Posted July 26, 2017

Jazz legend Carl Allen has joined the Vater roster of artists. Allen is a prolific jazz drummer whose career spans almost three decades and 200 recordings.

Applications Open for the Ella Fitzgerald Charitable Foundation (EFCF) – JEN Research Fellowship

Posted July 26, 2017

Applications are now open for the third Ella Fitzgerald Charitable Foundation (EFCF) – JEN Research Fellowship at the Smithsonian.

Doc Severinsen To Perform at The Midwest Clinic

Posted July 26, 2017

The Midwest Clinic has announced that jazz legend Doc Severinsen will be performing on Wednesday, December 20.

Applications Open for 2018 Bucharest International Jazz Competition

Posted July 12, 2017

Applications are now open for the 2018 edition of the Bucharest International Jazz Competition, which will be held from May 12 to 19 in Bucharest Romania.