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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Standards? Determining Curricular Repertoire

September 20, 2011

A continued look at the process of developing standards in Jazz Education

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Lessons Learned: “Standards” – Determining Curricular Repertoire, Part 1

July 26, 2011

Dr. Mark Watkins looks at where to start, and how to standardize, Curricular Repertoire standards.

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Efficient Practice

April 18, 2011

The biggest challenges students face have to do with developing efficient practice techniques and learning how to be open and responsive while performing. This article addresses those challenges

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