Blending Genres

March 21, 2018

James Carter Collaborates with the Eastman School of Music.

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Teaching Jazz Through the Big Band

November 30, 2017

To some, the title of this article may appear redundant. What is being taught through school big bands if not jazz?

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Business of Music 101

November 7, 2017

By Harry Schnipper AUTHOR DISCLAIMER: This article is not intended to encapsulate every aspect of our industry. The business of […]

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Teaching Jazz in the ‘Classical’ Lesson

May 1, 2017

Improvisation is Essential to Becoming a Truly Complete Musician By Andrew J. Allen

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The Titan Jazz & Art Festival: A Model for Others

January 12, 2017

In Part II of this feature, we pick up Brian Rollins’ in-depth look at the Titan Jazz & Arts Festival.

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The Titan Jazz & Art Festival: A Model for Others – Part I

December 13, 2016

A distinctive approach to festivals where students perform AFTER receiving the clinician’s advice.

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Jazz in the Context of Chamber Music – Part I

October 27, 2015

Jazz is not usually considered chamber music in the classical sense… should it be?

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Too Much of a Good Thing

December 3, 2014

What Have We Done And How Do We Fix It?

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Rabid Jazz

March 26, 2014

A Semester Abroad, Teaching Jazz in Latvia

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Development of Jazz-Blues within American Pop Culture

December 17, 2013

The blues, which has its roots in the African American spiritual, plays a major role in most popular music forms including gospel, jazz and rock and roll.

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