Raul Midón – Owning Your Artistry

March 21, 2018

by Bryan Reesman Composer, performer, and multi-instrumentalist Raul Midón is a unique personality in the jazz world. Shirking genre expectations and carving his own distinct path, the 52 year-old artist has flourished with a special blend of genre-crossing tunes – everything from R&B to pop to Latin music infusions – blossoming from a Latin session […]

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Gearcheck – March 2018

The latest and greatest gear for jazz musicians and educators – March 2018.

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Gear Check: January 2018

January 16, 2018

The latest and greatest gear for Jazz Musicians and Educators – January 2018.

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A Visit to the Brubeck Archives

A look inside the Brubeck Archives at The University of the Pacific in Stockton, California.

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Dave Loeb and the Jazz Studies Program at UNLV

The Jazz Studies program at University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV), has truly been making folks take notice in recent years.

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Hot Wax: January 2018

Jazz album news and reviews: January 2018

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Michael Tate: What’s on Your Playlist?

January 15, 2018

Michael Tate co-founded 3D Rhythm of Life in 1999 with guitarist Chris Amelar and in the ensuing years the band’s lively, spirited blend of jazz, soul, Latin, and island rhythms have made the group a favorite with concert-goers, record-buyers, and critics alike. As Tate’s “Playlist” rundown below demonstrates, he’s as well versed in classic jazz […]

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Coming Into Your Own

In this article, we will hear from and see how some Jazz masters have journeyed through, and have had much to say about the process of “finding your own voice”.

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Brian Charette: Man in the Moment, Artist on the Fringe

There’s a reason why Brian Charette holds status as a first-call organist on the scene today; he knows how to give the producers, label heads, booking agents, audiences, and his fellow artists – what they want.

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What’s on Your Playlist: Tom Marko

November 30, 2017

A look at what drummer and director of Jazz Studies at Illinois State University, Tom Marko, is listening to.

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