JJA 21st annual Jazz Award Winners Announced

June 1, 2017

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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Omega Institute Announces Bobby McFerrin Circlesongs Workshop

Omega Institute has announced a weeklong workshop with Bobby McFerrin that teaches the improvisational singing technique called Circlesongs.

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2017 DCJazzPrix Finalists announced

The DC Jazz Festival has announced the three 2017 DCJazzPrix finalists, who will perform on June 15 at the University of the District of Columbia Theatre for the Arts as a part of the second annual DC Jazz Festival.

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April 25th Named “Ella Fitzgerald Day” in NYC

May 4, 2017

Verve Label Group, in partnership with the Mayor’s office, celebrated Ella Fitzgerald’s 100th birthday on April 25th at the historic Rainbow Room in Manhattan.

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Broder Selected as Inaugural Eastman/ArtistShare New Artist

The University of Rochester’s Eastman School of Music and ArtistShare have announced that Owen Broder, Eastman alumnus and saxophonist/clarinetist/composer, has been selected as the first Eastman/ArtistShare new artist.

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2017 JJA Jazz Awards Nominations Announced

The Jazz Journalists Association has announced the nominees for the 2017 JJA Jazz Awards.

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