Eastman School of Music Announces New Master’s Degree in Music Leadership

September 21, 2017

The University of Rochester’s Eastman School of Music has announced the launch of a new master’s degree program designed for individuals who are musicians but who also desire to lead traditional and non-traditional musical arts organizations.

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OSPAC Jazz and Brew Fest Celebrates 14 Years

The 14th Annual OSPAC Jazz and Brew Fest took place this past September 16, offering guests nine hours of live music, a beer and wine garden, and acres of vendors selling international cuisine and merchandise at the Oskar Schindler Center for the Performing Arts.

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TD James Moody Jazz Festival Coming This November

The sixth annual TD James Moody Jazz Festival will take place from November 4 to 12 the New Jersey Performing Arts Center.

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Fifth Annual ‘Fans Decision Jazz Awards’ To Take Place on October 9

Metropolitan Room and Hot House Jazz Magazine will present the 5th annual “Fans Decision Jazz Awards” on October 9, hosted by singer and musician Antoinette Montague.

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Bob Porter Discusses New Book at Detroit Jazz Festiva

September 7, 2017

Bob Porter, a record producer, jazz writer, and broadcaster, recently appeared at the Detroit Jazz Festival to discuss his new book Soul Jazz: Jazz in the Black Community, 1945-1975.

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Stew Cutler to Release Sixth Album

Next Friday, September 15, New York City jazz musician Stew Cutler will release his sixth album Every Sunday Night.

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Berklee Announces Partnership with New York City and Pete Muller

Roger H. Brown, president of Berklee School of Music, has announced that the city of New York has teamed up with Berklee and Berklee trustee Pete Muller in a public-private-nonprofit partnership to establish a center for Berklee in New York.

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JEN Appoints Sharon Burch as Full-Time Managing Director of the Jazz Education Network (JEN)

Sharon Burch has been appointed as full-time managing director of the Jazz Education Network, effective immediately.

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Hudson Valley Jazz Festival Caps off in August

August 24, 2017

The 8th annual Hudson Valley Jazz Festival takes place this August 17 through 20, offering styles as varied as traditional to gypsy jazz, modern, be-bop, acoustic and funky electric.

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2017 Indy Jazz Fest Kicks Off in September

The festival will celebrate the legacy of jazz, modern masters, and the discovery of new jazz stars.

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