May 2009

June 9, 2009

Hal Leonard’s New Releases from Bobby Owsinski and Dennis MoodyIn his new book, How to Make Your Band Sound Great, […]

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Jazz And Its South Carolina Roots

A Jazz History and Education Model of the Charleston Jazz Initiative “Corner Pocket,” “Whirly Bird,” “Trouble in Mind,” “Ballin’ the […]

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25 of the Best Big Band Recordings of All Time!

March 26, 2009

Big bands are, for many college and university jazz programs in the U.S. Canada, the cornerstone of the curriculum. They […]

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A New Breed …of Jazz Director

March 18, 2009

Young, Aggressive, and Emphasizing Performing in the Community A Tenacious Kevin Cole Sees the Big Picture Webster Groves High School […]

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Walter Beasley

Walter Beasley has made a name for himself in the world of contemporary jazz as both an accomplished saxophonist and […]

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Playing the Gig You’re On: Coltrane Knew How

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JAZZed In the Classroom: A Discussion with Terell Stafford

Terell Stafford has been hailed as, “one of the great players of our time, a fabulous trumpet player” by piano […]

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March 2009

February 2 The Bad Plus For All I Care [Telarc] Marco Benevento Me Not Me [Royal Potato Family Records] Chick […]

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March 2009

Jazz Legends Endorse Hamilton StandsDrumming legends Jeff Hamilton and Lewis Nash now use Hamilton Stands’ KB225 and KB245 low mass, […]

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Mastering the Expressive Elements in Jazz Performance

Swing DefinedThe term “swing” entails more than just swing eighth notes or a style of jazz music. There is another […]

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