George Garzone: Becoming a Part of the Music

September 14, 2009

Since the 1970s, saxophonist George Garzone has been a key player in contemporary jazz, notably as a member of The […]

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New England Conservatory Celebrates 40 Years of Jazz Studies

Gunther coaching a rehearsal in Brown Hall (All photos: Andrew Hurlbut/NEC) In 1969, the New England Conservatory became the first […]

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Seth Abramson

As artistic director of Jazz Standard, Seth Abramson has played an instrumental role in shaping one of the most successful […]

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July 2009

June 2 Dee Dee Bridgewater Keeping Tradition [Emarcy] Eric Dolphy Eric Dolphy at the Five Spot, Vol. 2 [Prestige] David […]

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July 2009

Alaadeen’s The Rest of the StoryKansas City jazz master Ahmad Alaadeen has released his first jazz improvisation and history manual. […]

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Interpreting Slash Marks in Fakebook Leadsheets

INTRODUCTIONA jazz or popular-music fakebook is a book of songs presented as one-staff musical sketches consisting of each song’ melody, […]

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Ear Training 101

There are three qualities that every good jazz musician must possess: a great ear, a strong sense of time, and […]

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