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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


Satoko Fujii To Release 12 New Albums in 2018

Posted December 13, 2017

To celebrate her 60th birthday, pianist-composer Satoko Fujii will release one new CD every month for all of 2018.

Jeff Coffin and Yamaha Donate YX-500F Xylophone to Spaulding High School

Posted December 13, 2017

Spaulding High School graduate and saxophonist of Dave Matthews Band, Jeff Coffin, returned to the campus in Rochester, New Hampshire on Tuesday, November 28 to present the school with a brand-new Yamaha YX-500F xylophone.

Carnegie Hall’s Weill Music Institute Announces Details for Inaugural NYO Jazz Program

Posted December 13, 2017

Carnegie Hall’s Weill Music Institute (WMI) has announced the faculty and European tour highlights for the inaugural year of NYO Jazz, a four-week intensive summer program, in 2018

Yamaha Honors Kite and Magadini with Legacy in Education Awards

Posted December 13, 2017

Yamaha has honored Rebecca Kite and Pete Magadini with the company’s prestigious Legacy in Education Awards.

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.