Characteristic Mode Tone

September 24, 2010

All of the diatonic modes (Ionian, Dorian, Phrygian, Lydian, Mixolydian, Aeolian, Locrian) have distinguishing characteristics. Some have one especially distinctive […]

September 2010

Phil Barone Saxophones Well known saxophone mouthpiece maker, Phil Barone, has recently introduced a line of professional level saxophones in […]

New Notable Music Releases for September 2010

August 10 Greg Burke Vincente Lebron Unduality [Accurate]George Duke Deja Vu [Heads Up]The Either Orchestra Mood Music for Time Travellers […]

The 2010 JEN Conference Virtual Outreach

Dr. Larry Ridley, AAJC Executive Director Bassist Extraordinaire: “The AAJC and the NAJJP (National Association of Juneteenth Jazz Presenters, directed […]

Washington’s Best Kept Military Secret

Groucho Marx is credited with the observation that military justice is to justice as military music is to music. Clearly, […]

September 2010

Jazz Educators Take New Orleans! Join the Jazz Education Network (JEN) on January 6-8, 2011 at the historic Roosevelt Hotel […]

Amina Figarova

Amina Figarova has been earning recognition not only as a captivating pianist, but also as, “among the most important composers […]

String Players in Jazz

In the past, with the exception of the bass, there had been relatively few opportunities for string players to get […]

Sax Stars Discuss the Pursuit of the Perfect Mouthpiece

Ralph Bowen, George Garzone, and Dave Glasser recently sat down with JAZZed to shoot the breeze about blowing through horns. […]

Esperanza Spalding: This Music Should Be Known

A musical prodigy from a single-parent household in a rough part of town who grows up not “fitting in” with […]