Writing the Book on Jazz Education

March 11, 2008

Without the leadership of capable ambassadors, jazz and the boundless creativity and dedication it inspires would never have gained the […]

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My Lessons From Herb Pomeroy

January 9, 2008

Like thousands of other musicians, I was deeply saddened when I heard of the passing of Herb Pomeroy in August […]

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Mick Taylor: Soul Survivor

October 30, 2007

So why would a jazz magazine prominently profile a blues guitarist most well known for his work with the most […]

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Dave Brubeck: Changing Times

September 5, 2007

With insatiable musical curiosity and ingenuity, Dave Brubeck helped legitimize jazz as an art form in the 1940s and ’50s. […]

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Overseeing Montreal’s Annual Jazz Summit

June 21, 2007

As co-founder of the Festival International de Jazz de Montr#233;al (as well as the Francofolies de Montr#233;al and the Montr#233;al […]

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Viewing the Bigger Picture

March 8, 2007

“The future of jazz lies in the hands of the performers,” notes Bruce Lundvall, president CEO of the Blue Note […]

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On the Road – Chris McNulty

January 24, 2007

Ever found yourself in this situation – leading a band you’ve never worked with before, with no time for a […]

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The Power of Listening – Nick Phillips

November 1, 2006

The Power of Listening EVERY LISTENING EXPERIENCE IS AN EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITY In a certain sense, American popular song has long […]

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