Dr. Larry Ridley, AAJC Executive Director Bassist Extraordinaire

November 19, 2010

Since the late 1970s Dr. Ridley has been working in an advisory role with the Honorable Congressman John Conyers (D-MI) […]

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November 2010

Forestone Reeds Forestone’s synthetic reeds are made of a proprietary resin that contains wood cellulose fibre, more than fifty percent […]

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The Interchangeability of Modes

Although the diatonic modes differ from one another, when they share a common fundamental tone (C Dorian, C Phrygian, C […]

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Creating and Using Synthetic Scales for Guitar

Major and minor scales and their related modes and arpeggios are the cornerstones of improvisation. But sometimes “home improvements” are […]

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‘Plan B’ for the Jazz Musician

We all know how hard it is to make a living today as a jazz musician. Clubs have dwindled, interest […]

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New Notable Music Releases for November 2010

New Notable Music Releases for November 2010 October 5 Brad Goode Tight Like This [Delmark]Dave Holland Pepe Habichuela Hands [Dare2]JALC […]

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November 2010

Next Generation Jazz Festival Now Accepting Applications The Monterey Jazz Festival’s 7th Annual Next Generation Jazz Festival will feature some […]

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Leslie Pintchik

NYC-based pianist and composer Leslie Pintchik got a late start in music; prior to becoming a jazz musician, she taught […]

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Marketing the Music

The drummer is the president as he’s the loudest one in the group. The bassist is the judiciary as he […]

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Keeping the Flame Alive

Dr. Lou Fischer has been an active musician for nearly half a century, with much of that time spent establishing […]

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