JEN in the Birthplace of Jazz

January 16, 2011

A stellar line-up of performers, a premier location, and a formidable board of directors… This is a trifecta for the […]

Read More…

Jason Robinson

An assistant professor of Music at Amherst College, critically acclaimed saxophonist and composer Jason Robinson has just released three concurrent […]

Read More…

January 2011

JEN Conference (Jan 5-8, 2011) Honoring Performance in the Birthplace of Jazz The 2011 theme of the Jazz Education Network’s […]

Read More…

Efficient Practice

Over many years of teaching, I have learned that the biggest challenges students face have to do with developing efficient […]

Read More…

Wally Gator Watson You Will Be Missed

Some years ago my students and I traveled to Moscow, Idaho to attend the University of Idaho’s Lionel Hampton International […]

Read More…

January 2011

December 7 Tony Addison He Is Love [Pacific Coast Jazz]Trish Clowes Tangent [Basho]David Cook Pathway [Brooklyn Jazz Underground]Masahiro Andoh Winter […]

Read More…

January 2011

Korg’s microKEY Korg’s microKEY USB Powered Keyboard and MIDI Controller offers a way to create a compact and customized MIDI […]

Read More…

Whatchamacallit – The Age of Ambiguity: An Apt Appellation

A Brief History Starting with the fifth century, every period in music history is identified by a specific name, except […]

Read More…

Transcribing A Score for Big Band

Sooner or later, a jazz composition student will be asked to transcribe a solo from an album as a way […]

Read More…

David Liebman: This is Not Something You Enter Lightly

One of the most stalwart torchbearers for jazz for both the music and the “message” David Liebman has been a […]

Read More…