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Hot Wax: December 2017

Hot Wax: December 2017

Hot Wax: December 2017
What's on Your Playlist: Tom Marko

What's on Your Playlist: Tom Marko

What's on Your Playlist: Tom Marko
Teaching Jazz Through the Big Band

Teaching Jazz Through the Big Band

Teaching Jazz Through the Big Band
The End of Jazz?

The End of Jazz?

The End of Jazz?
Stewart Copeland: Sticking it to Convention

Stewart Copeland: Sticking it to Convention

Stewart Copeland: Sticking it to Convention
Free Jazz, Harmolodics, and Ornette Coleman

Free Jazz, Harmolodics, and Ornette Coleman

Free Jazz, Harmolodics, and Ornette Coleman
‘Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer’ and – Confirmation – Ear Training for the Jazz Musician

‘Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer’ and – Confirmation – Ear Training for the Jazz Musician

‘Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer’ and – Confirmation – Ear Training for the Jazz Musician

Featured Articles


Gearcheck: October 2017

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

Danny McCaslin: Working and Scheming

A veteran artist with a blossoming reputation.

What’s On Your Playlist: Samir Zarif

A look at what saxophonist Samir Zarif is listening to.

Featured: Lessons Learned


Teaching Jazz Through the Big Band

To some, the title of this article may appear redundant. What is being taught through school big bands if not jazz?

Business of Music 101

By Harry Schnipper AUTHOR DISCLAIMER: This article is not intended to encapsulate every aspect of our industry. The business of […]

Teaching Jazz in the ‘Classical’ Lesson

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

Featured: Focus Session


Free Jazz, Harmolodics, and Ornette Coleman

By Stephen Rush A Definition of Harmolodics: The Shape of Jazz to Come Harmolodics is about race. It is about […]

The Imitation Game

How Do We Learn to Improvise?

Featured: What's on Your Playlist?


What’s on Your Playlist: Tom Marko

A look at what drummer and director of Jazz Studies at Illinois State University, Tom Marko, is listening to.

What’s On Your Playlist: Samir Zarif

A look at what saxophonist Samir Zarif is listening to.

Pete Malinverni – What’s on your Playlist?

A look at the current play list of pianist/composer/educator Pete Malinverni.

The Latest JAZZed News


Highlights In Jazz Announces 2018 Season

Posted November 29, 2017

Jack Kleinsinger’s Highlights In Jazz, New York’s longest running jazz concert series, has announced its 46th season.

Hersch Wins Major French Awards

Posted November 29, 2017

Pianist and composer Fred Hersch has won the Prix in Honorem Jazz, as well as the Coup de cœur jazz from l’Académie Charles Cros 2017

Jazz Education Network Launches New Website

Posted November 29, 2017

The Jazz Education Network (JEN) has announced the launch of a new and completely redesigned interactive website for the network, which provides faster, enhanced, user-friendly access to all aspects of JEN’s programs and initiatives.

Radio Program Mondo Jazz Launches on Radio Free Brooklyn

Posted November 29, 2017

New radio program Mondo Jazz, hosted by Italian-turned-New-Yorker Ludovico Granvassu (founder and editor-in-chief of All About Jazz Italia), has launched with the mission to showcase international jazz that’s not readily available on U.S. airwaves

Lincoln Road to Host South Beach Jazz Festival in 2018

Posted November 29, 2017

Lincoln Road will host the second annual South Beach Jazz Festival in 2018, which will take place from January 5 to 7.