The star saxophonist of Béla Fleck and the Flecktones, Dave Matthews Band, and the Jeff Coffin Mu’Tet talks about his growing contributions to the world of jazz clinics.
Music is Both a Personal and a Collective Experience…
Dr. Willis Kirk looks back on an incomparable career in jazz education…
A continued look at the process of developing standards in Jazz Education
Dr. Mark Watkins looks at where to start, and how to standardize, Curricular Repertoire standards.
The biggest challenges students face have to do with developing efficient practice techniques and learning how to be open and responsive while performing. This article addresses those challenges
Unlocking the Power of the Triplet in the College Classroom.
A New View of John Coltrane’s Harmony in “Moment’s Notice”…
Internalizing Musical Time, Groove and Mathematics
A look at what vocalist, composer, and arranger Nicky Schrire is currently listening to.
A look at what Vocalist Deborah Latz is currently listening to…
A look at Vocalist/bandleader/composer Sara Serpa’s current playlist…
The debut release on Jazz on Film Records, French New Wave, kicks off with the first ever film score written by a serious jazz composer: the pianist John Lewis of the Modern Jazz Quartet (MJQ) on an original recording known under its American cinema release title No Sun in Venice(Sait-on Jamais, 1957).
Influential saxophonist and flutist Frank Wess, who performed with the Count Basie Orchestra throughout the ’50s and ’60s, died last week in Manhattan at the age of 91.
The Hollywood Reporter recently released its ranking of “America’s 10 Best Music Schools,” which it builds using a survey of academic and entertainment professionals including composers, arrangers, music supervisors, editors, and engineers.
Friends of John Coltrane Memorial Concert will present “A Year of Jubilee: the 36th annual John Coltrane Memorial Concert,” with the New England Spiritual Ensemble and the John Coltrane Memorial Concert Ensemble on Saturday, November 23.
Legendary jazz bassist and Grammy Award-winner Eddie Gómez was awarded an honorary doctor of music degree by Berklee College of Music in Valencia.