The latest and greatest gear for jazz educators and musicians!
Jazz album reviews for April and May 2016.
A continued look at methods to save and preserve reeds for longer use.
Jazz is not usually considered chamber music in the classical sense… should it be?
What Have We Done And How Do We Fix It?
A Semester Abroad, Teaching Jazz in Latvia
A step-by-step method for finding a more specific Latin style solution from the jungle of possibilities.
A look at Jazz scales, one of the first things many new students ask about.
A look inside Freddie Hubbard’s composition, “Intrepid Fox”.
A look at what Bassist Marcos Varela, one of the young bright lights on the NYC jazz scene, is listening to.
A look at what associate professor of percussion at New England Conservatory and Berklee College of Music, Jerry Leake, is listening to.
A look at what San Diego-based pianist and composer Danny Green is listening to this month.
This year’s edition of Standard Bank Joy of Jazz Festival is a mix of popular favorites alongside great classics, with groups that also stretch audiences’ imaginations with some visionary musical concepts and collaborations, with established jazz heavyweights and upcoming rising stars.
Juilliard Jazz presents “The Ever Modern Ellington: 1920-1970″ on Wednesday, September 28, 2016, at 7:30pm in Juilliard’s Peter Jay Sharp Theater.
Jazz at Lincoln Center will honor the centennials of four of music’s most important and influential figures who left an indelible legacy of music that has inspired generations of musicians, composers and singers.
Trumpeter, composer and musical visionary Wadada Leo Smith has received the Hammer Museum 2016 Mohn Award for Career Achievement “honoring brilliance and resilience.”
The Avedis Zildjian Company is celebrating the 10th anniversary of one of its most popular cymbal lines, the K Custom Hybrid line of cymbals.