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Gear Check - April/May 2016

Gear Check - April/May 2016

The latest and greatest gear for jazz educators and musicians!
Gear Check - April/May 2016
Maria Schneider - Music is About Life

Maria Schneider - Music is About Life

Q&A with Grammy-winning jazz orchestra leader, Maria Schneider.
Maria Schneider - Music is About Life
Reed Preparation, Storage and Longevity Strategies for the Jazz Saxophonist – Part II

Reed Preparation, Storage and Longevity Strategies for the Jazz Saxophonist – Part II

A continued look at methods to save and preserve reeds for longer use.
Reed Preparation, Storage and Longevity Strategies for the Jazz Saxophonist – Part II
Hot Wax - April/May 2016

Hot Wax - April/May 2016

Jazz album reviews for April and May 2016.
Hot Wax - April/May 2016
Jerry Leake - What's on your Playlist?

Jerry Leake - What's on your Playlist?

A look at what associate professor of percussion at New England Conservatory and Berklee College of Music, Jerry Leake, is listening to.
Jerry Leake - What's on your Playlist?

Featured Articles


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Gear Check – March 2016

A look at the latest gear for jazz educators and players – March 2016.

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Hear the Kids Play Live!

Ron Carter on How Best to Teach and Preserve Jazz

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Three-Horn Writing for the Jazz Sextet

by Pete McGuinness The three-horn front line in jazz small groups has had many historical triumphs. Famous groups such as […]

Featured: Lessons Learned


Jazz in the Context of Chamber Music – Part I

Jazz is not usually considered chamber music in the classical sense… should it be?

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

Featured: Focus Session


Mastering Chord Tones – Not Scales – to Excel at Improvisation

A look at Jazz scales, one of the first things many new students ask about.

‘Intrepid Fox’ A Melodic Analysis – Part I

A look inside Freddie Hubbard’s composition, “Intrepid Fox”.

Focus Session: Miles Davis

Genius Repeats Itself: Lessons of Understanding Artistic Vision

Featured: What's on Your Playlist?


Jerry Leake – What’s on your Playlist?

A look at what associate professor of percussion at New England Conservatory and Berklee College of Music, Jerry Leake, is listening to.

Danny Green – What’s on Your Playlist?

A look at what San Diego-based pianist and composer Danny Green is listening to this month.

Brian Landrus – What’s on Your Playlist?

A look at what Baritone Sax player Brian Landrus is listening to…

The Latest JAZZed News


Seven-Time Grammy-Winning Saxophonist Paul Winter’s 21st Annual Summer Solstice Sunrise

Posted June 16, 2016

Celebration will take place at 4:30 a.m. on Saturday, June 18 at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine, 1047 Amsterdam Avenue at 112th St., New York, NY.

Desautels Faculty of Music Jazz Students and Faculty Performing at the TD Winnipeg International Jazz Festival

Posted June 16, 2016

The University of Manitoba’s Desautels Faculty of Music Jazz students and faculty are taking the TD Winnipeg International Jazz Festival by storm this year.

Orbert Davis’ Chicago Jazz Philharmonic Chamber Ensemble Releases New Album “Havana Blue”

Posted June 16, 2016

In a momentous collaboration, beginning with an exploratory trip to Cuba in October 2012, Orbert Davis shares his experiences and brings the Cuban culture’s rich history to life in a vibrant new CD entitled

The Django Reinardt NY Festival

Posted June 16, 2016

The Django Festival Allstars return from France and head into a cross-country ‘Hot Jazz’ tour including The Newport Jazz Festival on July 31 and wind up at their home Birdland , AUG. 2-7 for the bi-annual Django Reinardt NY Festival.

JazzCorner.com to be Web Partner for the Pittsburgh JazzLive International Festival

Posted June 16, 2016

JazzCorner.com is proud to be the web partner for the 6th Annual Pittsburgh JazzLive International Festival (PJLIF) with performances in […]