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Gearcheck - March 2015

Gearcheck - March 2015

A look at the latest and greatest gear for Jazz educators!
Gearcheck - March 2015
Eliane Elias - What's on your Playlist?

Eliane Elias - What's on your Playlist?

A look at what pianist/singer/songwriter Eliane Elias has been listening to...
Eliane Elias - What's on your Playlist?
Setting Up Camp

Setting Up Camp

A roundtable discussion on Summer Jazz Camps.
Setting Up Camp
A Pianist’s Touch

A Pianist’s Touch

Approaches to learning & practicing tunes
A Pianist’s Touch
Focus Session: Miles Davis

Focus Session: Miles Davis

Genius Repeats Itself: Lessons of Understanding Artistic Vision
Focus Session: Miles Davis
Spotlight: Miguel Zenón

Spotlight: Miguel Zenón

Always strive to inspire.
Spotlight: Miguel Zenón
Gearcheck: February 2015

Gearcheck: February 2015

The latest and greatest gear for jazz educators and musicians.
Gearcheck: February 2015

Featured Articles


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Dominant Chords: Improvisational Dominance

Several approaches to dominant chords in improvisation.

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Hot Wax: Album Reviews – February 2015

Reviews of recent album releases – February 2015

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Danny Bacher: Whats on Your Playlist?

A look at what Newcomer and singer/saxophonist Danny Bacher is listening to…

Featured: Lessons Learned


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

Development of Jazz-Blues within American Pop Culture

The blues, which has its roots in the African American spiritual, plays a major role in most popular music forms including gospel, jazz and rock and roll.

Featured: Focus Session


Focus Session: Miles Davis

Genius Repeats Itself: Lessons of Understanding Artistic Vision

Focus Session: Horace Silver

Joyful Jazz: An Homage to Horace Silver

Big Band Orchestration

Orchestrating for Big Band: The First Steps

Featured: What's on Your Playlist?


Eliane Elias – What’s on your Playlist?

A look at what pianist/singer/songwriter Eliane Elias has been listening to…

Danny Bacher: Whats on Your Playlist?

A look at what Newcomer and singer/saxophonist Danny Bacher is listening to…

What’s On Your Playlist: Dominique Eade

Dominique Eade has been on the faculty of New England Conservatory since 1984, where she teaches voice, composition, and improvisation. […]

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