National Association For Music Education Celebrates Jazz Appreciation Month

April 18, 2018

For Jazz Appreciation Month, the National Association for Music Education (NAfME) will continue to provide resources for audiences interested in learning about and teaching jazz.

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Detroit Jazz Festival Announces Performers For 2018

In keeping with its tradition of assembling a unique, true-to-jazz lineup of artists to headline its signature event, the Detroit Jazz Festival Foundation has announced more than 30 performances that will take the stage during Labor Day weekend.

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SFJAZZ Collective Celebrates The Music Of Miles Davis At Detroit Symphony Orchestra

The Detroit Symphony Orchestra’s (DSO) Paradise Jazz Series will continue with a one-night-only concert featuring SFJAZZ Collective performing a musical celebration of Miles Davis.

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Jazz Education Network Now Accepting Scholarship Applications

Now in its tenth year, the Jazz Education Network is accepting applications for its student scholarships. 

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‘They Died Before 40’ Highlights Unknown Jazz Greats

April 4, 2018

The new film “They Died Before 40” examines the jazz greats that had passed before they reached the age of 40, many of which are still relatively unknown.

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‘Shadow Man: The Sammy Nestico Story’ Celebrates 94 Years Of The Jazz Giant

A new documentary  on 94-year-old Sammy Nestico entitled “Shadow Man: The Sammy Nestico Story” profiles the jazz and big band giant.

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Smith Presents Second Annual CREATE Festival

Composer and trumpeter Wadada Leo Smith will present the Second Annual CREATE Festival in New Haven, Connecticut, a two-day celebration and exploration of his inventive and unclassifiable music that will feature world or U.S. premiere performances of four new suites.

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Jazz in the Park Series Returns for 29th Year

Clark County Parks and Recreation kicks off summer 2018 with their annual Jazz in the Park Concert Series, which will be celebrating its 29th year.

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Jazz Journalists Association Announces 2018 Jazz Heroes

The Jazz Journalists Association’s 2018 Jazz Heroes – 22 activists, advocates, altruists, aiders and abettors of jazz in 20 U.S. cities – have been announced, with their personal portraits and bios posted at JJAJazzAwards.org/Heroes.

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JodyJazz Acquires Chedeville Company

March 21, 2018

JodyJazz Inc has announced their acquisition of the Chedeville Company, the world- renowned brand of clarinet and saxophone mouthpieces.

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