2017 DC JazzFest Officially Launches

June 14, 2017

After much anticipation, the 2017 JazzFest has launched and will run through June 18. The festival began this weekend with the “Jazz ‘n Families Fun Days at The Phillips Collection” kickoff event.

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Stanford Jazz Festival Hosts Indian Jazz Journey Concert

The Stanford Jazz Festival will host a special concert called “Indian Jazz Journey” on June 25.

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Maverick Concerts Announces 2017 Jazz Schedule

Maverick Concerts of Woodstock, New York has announced the summer lineup of jazz performances for 2017.

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The DC Jazz Festival Announces Partnership with Dance Place

June 1, 2017

The DC Jazz Festival has partnered with Dance Place, part of Jazz in the ‘Hoods Presented by Events DC. Dance Place will showcase the second installment of “In Jazz We Trust: Music in Motion” on June 10 and 11.

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Elmhurst College Honors Carl Hilding “Doc” Severinsen

Elmhurst College has honored Carl Hilding “Doc” Severinsen with an honorary Doctor of Music degree. The legendary trumpeter and bandleader was presented with the degree at the college’s commencement ceremonies on May 27.

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JJA 21st annual Jazz Award Winners Announced

The Jazz Journalists Association has announced winners of its 21st annual Jazz Awards in all 41 categories of excellence in music and music journalism.

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ISC Jazz Winners Announced

The International Songwriting Competition (ISC) has announced its 2016 Jazz winners. ISC remains the world’s largest international songwriting competition and is now in its 16th year.

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Applications Now Accepted for Associate Artists-in-Residence at The Atlantic Center for the Arts

The Atlantic Center for the Arts is now accepting applications through June 11, 2017 for the associate artists-in-residence with Michael Bisio.

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DC Jazz Festival Announces Jazz in the ‘Hoods Schedule

May 17, 2017

The DC Jazz Festival has announced the schedule for Jazz in the ‘Hoods Presented by Events DC, a jazz series that unites all four quadrants and eight Wards of Washington, DC with jazz music.

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Carnegie Hall’s Weill Music Institute Announces NYO Jazz Program

Carnegie Hall’s Weill Music Institute (WMI) has announced that it will launch NYO Jazz, a four-week intensive summer program for young American jazz instrumentalists (ages 16-19), in the summer of 2018.

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