Blue Note At Sea Announces 2018 Roster

July 12, 2017

The cruise, which is a collaboration between Blue Note Records, Blue Note Jazz Clubs and Entertainment Cruise Productions, has released the 2018 list of performers, which includes winners of 48 Grammys, two Tony Awards, and four NEA Jazz Masters.

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You Haven’t Done Nothin’ Makes Worldwide Debut at DC JazzFest

June 29, 2017

DC JazzFest and Atlas PAC debuted the world premiere of You Haven’t Done Nothin’ (YHDN), a performance by Michael Bowie & the Blast, at the Atlas Performing Arts Center.

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Sutton Named Associate Professor at The Indiana University Jacobs School of Music

The Indiana University Jacobs School of Music has appointed jazz vocalist Tierney Sutton to be associate professor of music in jazz studies, effective August 1.

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AMP Trio Named DCJazzPrix Winners at DC Jazz Festival

AMP Trio (featuring Tahira Clayton) were this year’s winners of the second annual DCJazzPrix at the DC Jazz Festival. The NYC-based trio includes pianist Addison Frei, drummer Matt Young, new vocalist Tahira Clayton, and bassist Perrin Grace.

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Carnegie Hall Assembles NYO-USA and NYO2 For Summer Training and Tours

June 14, 2017

Carnegie Hall will bring together about 200 of the best teen musicians this summer to work and train as both The National Youth Orchestra of the United States of America (NYO-USA) and NYO2. NYO2 is a new group comprised of musicians ages 14 to 17 that launched last year to attract students from areas that are usually underserved or underrepresented in the field of classical music.

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2017 DC JazzFest Officially Launches

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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