Learning Swing via Afro-Cuban Style

January 9, 2012

If you want your ensemble to swing, look to Afro-Cuban styles to show the way.

Read More…

Swing Era Jazz: Who Was Phineas Newborn, Jr.?

BY LEE EVANS Quite a few years ago, after having completed three years of undergraduate school at New York University, […]

Read More…

Hot Wax: January 2012

New & Notable Music Releases. All dates are subject to change

Read More…

What’s on Your Playlist: Tim Hagans

Grammy-nominated composer and trumpeter Tim Hagans is one of the more unique and influential modern voices in jazz. Hagans’ latest album, The Moon is Waiting (Palmetto Records), features his quartet performing all original compositions by Hagans.

Read More…

Jamey Abersold: The Man Who Taught the World to Jam

Play-A-Longs Innovator and Jazz Camp Chief Jamey Aebersold On Decades of Simple Educational Greatness.

Read More…

Latin Music – A Primer

Anyone who loves music, studies it and plays it for a living knows there are no shortcuts to learn. Only life-long commitment and lots of practice to get better. If you are new to Latin music, you probably have already discovered that there are a number of differences when it comes down to how this music is “felt” as well as played.

Read More…