Trying to briefly encapsulate the genre-spanning work of globe traveling, Grammy-nominated violinist Regina Carter is challenging…
Without correct embouchure, a saxophonist’s tone, intonation, response, musical expressiveness, and performance enjoyment will be severely hindered.
The best new gear for Jazz Educators and Musicians – January 2017
In Part II of this feature, we pick up Brian Rollins’ in-depth look at the Titan Jazz & Arts Festival.
A distinctive approach to festivals where students perform AFTER receiving the clinician’s advice.
Jazz is not usually considered chamber music in the classical sense… should it be?
Melodic Minor Modes
Using a one-octave major scale as a resource to introduce the “outside” sounds.
A step-by-step method for finding a more specific Latin style solution from the jungle of possibilities.
A look at what Brent Wallarab and Mark Buselli are currently listening to.
A look at what composer, performer, and educator Ken Schaphorst is listening to.
A look at the playlist of Kevin Sun – an accomplished saxophonist-clarinetist, improvisor-composer, and writer-blogger.
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.
The DC Jazz Fest has announced that it will return to the historic Howard Theatre for the 2017 festival.
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.
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.
The DC Jazz Festival has added Grammy winner and Youtube sensation Jacob Collier to the festival’s lineup.