Gear Check – April/May 2016

May 20, 2016

The latest and greatest gear for jazz educators and musicians!

Read More…

Reed Preparation, Storage and Longevity Strategies for the Jazz Saxophonist – Part II

A continued look at methods to save and preserve reeds for longer use.

Read More…

Maria Schneider – Music is About Life

Q&A with Grammy-winning jazz orchestra leader, Maria Schneider.

Read More…

Hot Wax – April/May 2016

Jazz album reviews for April and May 2016.

Read More…

Jerry Leake – What’s on your Playlist?

A look at what associate professor of percussion at New England Conservatory and Berklee College of Music, Jerry Leake, is listening to.

Read More…

Gear Check – March 2016

April 8, 2016

A look at the latest gear for jazz educators and players – March 2016.

Read More…

Hear the Kids Play Live!

Ron Carter on How Best to Teach and Preserve Jazz

Read More…

Three-Horn Writing for the Jazz Sextet

by Pete McGuinness The three-horn front line in jazz small groups has had many historical triumphs. Famous groups such as […]

Read More…

Hot Wax – Album Reviews: March 2016

Dave Douglas Quintet Brazen Heart (Greenleaf) Dave Douglas – trumpet Jon Irabagon – tenor saxophone Matt Mitchell – piano Linda […]

Read More…

Danny Green – What’s on Your Playlist?

A look at what San Diego-based pianist and composer Danny Green is listening to this month.

Read More…