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

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: Buselli-Wallarab Jazz Orchestra
Hot Wax - Album Reviews: March 2017

Hot Wax - Album Reviews: March 2017

Album reviews of new jazz releases - March 2017.
Hot Wax - Album Reviews: March 2017
Wadada Leo Smith: ‘What’s Behind  The Door?’

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

A conversation with a true American treasure - Wadada Leo Smith.
Wadada Leo Smith: ‘What’s Behind The Door?’
Gearcheck: March 2017

Gearcheck: March 2017

A look at the latest and greatest equipment for Jazz educators and musicians.
Gearcheck: March 2017
Improvisation Tactics for the Aspiring Jazz Player

Improvisation Tactics for the Aspiring Jazz Player

Melodic Minor Modes
Improvisation Tactics for the Aspiring Jazz Player

Featured Articles


Regina Carter: ‘Embrace. Engage. Evolve’

Trying to briefly encapsulate the genre-spanning work of globe traveling, Grammy-nominated violinist Regina Carter is challenging…

The Jazz Saxophonist: Two Methods of Embouchure Formation for Developing a Great Tone

Without correct embouchure, a saxophonist’s tone, intonation, response, musical expressiveness, and performance enjoyment will be severely hindered.

Gearcheck: January 2017

The best new gear for Jazz Educators and Musicians – January 2017

Featured: Lessons Learned


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.

Jazz in the Context of Chamber Music – Part I

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

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?


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.

Kevin Sun: What’s On Your Playlist?

A look at the playlist of Kevin Sun – an accomplished saxophonist-clarinetist, improvisor-composer, and writer-blogger.

The Latest JAZZed News


2017 Highlights in Jazz ends May 4 with The Joe Bushkin Centennial

Posted April 19, 2017

Jack Kleinsinger’s Highlights In Jazz, New York’s longest running jazz concert series, has announced that it will conclude its 45th season on Thursday, May 4 at the Tribeca Performing Arts Center with The Joe Bushkin Centennial concert.

DC Jazz Fest Returns to Historic Howard Theatre

Posted April 19, 2017

The DC Jazz Fest has announced that it will return to the historic Howard Theatre for the 2017 festival.

International Jazz Composers’ Symposium Announces Schedule

Posted April 19, 2017

The International Jazz Composers’ Symposium (IJCS) has announced the schedule for the 2017 symposium, which will take place from May 18 to 20 at the University of South Florida (USF) School of Music.

Dr. Keller Cooker Named Dean of The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music

Posted April 19, 2017

The executive dean of The College of Performing Arts at The New School has announced that Dr. Keller Coker has been appointed dean of The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music, effective immediately.

DC Jazz Festival Adds Jacob Collier to Lineup

Posted April 5, 2017

The DC Jazz Festival has added Grammy winner and Youtube sensation Jacob Collier to the festival’s lineup.