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Gearcheck: October 2017

Gearcheck: October 2017

Gearcheck: October 2017
Danny McCaslin: Working and Scheming

Danny McCaslin: Working and Scheming

Danny McCaslin: Working and Scheming
What's On Your Playlist: Samir Zarif

What's On Your Playlist: Samir Zarif

What's On Your Playlist: Samir Zarif
Business of Music 101

Business of Music 101

Business of Music 101
Jim Widner Celebrates the 30th Anniversary of His Big Band and Summer Jazz Camps

Jim Widner Celebrates the 30th Anniversary of His Big Band and Summer Jazz Camps

Jim Widner Celebrates the 30th Anniversary of His Big Band and Summer Jazz Camps

Featured Articles


Upclose: Jason Moran

Finding and Choosing Your Path – nan interview with pianist, composer, and bandleader Jason Moran

The Imitation Game

How Do We Learn to Improvise?

Pete Malinverni – What’s on your Playlist?

A look at the current play list of pianist/composer/educator Pete Malinverni.

Featured: Lessons Learned


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

The Titan Jazz & Art Festival: A Model for Others

In Part II of this feature, we pick up Brian Rollins’ in-depth look at the Titan Jazz & Arts Festival.

Featured: Focus Session


The Imitation Game

How Do We Learn to Improvise?

Approaching Altered Sounds

Using a one-octave major scale as a resource to introduce the “outside” sounds.

Featured: What's on Your Playlist?


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.

Tyler Reese: What’s on Your Playlist?

Guitar virtuoso Tyler Reese is making a name for himself as a significant innovator of contemporary instrumental music, particularly jazz-fusion, […]

The Latest JAZZed News


Yamaha Adds Szekely, Block, and Sabatino to Artist Family

Posted November 16, 2017

Yamaha Artist Services has announced that cellists Jacob Szekely and Mike Block, as well as bassist Charley Sabatino have been welcomed to the Yamaha Artist family. All three musicians currently use Yamaha electric string instruments.

The D’Addario Foundation Presents Grants to Music Not-For-Profits

Posted November 16, 2017

The D’Addario Foundation held three grant presentation events in October at Ted Brown Music in Tacoma, Washington, Beacock Music in Vancouver, Washington, and Menchey Music in Timonium, Maryland.

Sacramento Traditional Jazz Society Jazz Celebrates Young Jazz Musicians

Posted November 16, 2017

The Sacramento Traditional Jazz Society (STJS) celebrated young jazz musicians on Sunday, November 12th, at their monthly Jazz Concert at the Sacramento Elks Lodge.

Sunnyside Jazz Festival Welcomes Pianist-Composer Sarabski

Posted November 16, 2017

The Sunnyside Jazz Festival in Reims celebrated its third edition this past fall. Produced by Jazzus Productions, the festival was established with the “desire to open the public to various original forms of music” and to prove that “jazz is a living music.”

EL ECO Perform at the Dominican Republic Jazz Festival

Posted November 1, 2017

EL ECO and drummer-composer Guillermo Nojechowicz performed this Wednesday (November 1) at the Dominican Republic Jazz Festival.