2016 CD Baby DIY Musician Conference

July 29, 2016

CD Baby is holding a DIY Musician Conference September 30 to October 2 in support of indie artists with panels such as, “How to Find Success On Your Own Terms” with CD Baby jazz artist Nicholas Payton.

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Karen Young Receives the Oscar Peterson Award

Singer, composer and guitarist Karen Young is the winner of the 2016 Oscar Peterson Award, presented by the Festival International de Jazz de Montréal.

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Légère is Giving Five Schools 20 Limited Edition Mouthpiece Kits

To show their support for students, Légère is giving five schools 20 limited edition mouthpiece kits.

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Sabian Names Yang Chen As 2016 Pasic Scholarship Winner

SABIAN congratulates Yang Chen of Toronto, ON, winner of the 2016 SABIAN/PASIC Scholarship.

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Indy Jazz Fest Announces 2016 Festival Honoring Indianapolis Native Wes Montgomery

July 14, 2016

A mainstay in the Indianapolis arts and culture scene, the annual Indy Jazz Fest returns in 2016 with a 10-day lineup celebrating the legendary Indianapolis native and GRAMMY Award winner Wes Montgomery.

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Monterey Jazz Festival Announces 2016 Next Generation Jazz Orchestra Members

21 High School Musicians from Arizona, California, Colorado, Illinois, New York, Texas, Virginia, and Israel Comprise the Festival’s Renowned National High School All-Star Big Band.

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Brian Wilson Recipient of the Montreal Jazz Festival Spirit Award

This year, the Festival International de Jazz de Montréal is proud to present the Montreal Jazz Festival Spirit Award to the “Mozart of pop-rock”: Brian Wilson.

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Las Vegas Trumpet/Flugelhorn Artist Dave Perrico Presents Master Featuring New Phaeton Models

The event took place at Family Music Center in Las Vegas and featured the introduction of 2 new Phaeton models, and more than 60 visitors/educators/players were in attendance for this outstanding event.

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Welcome JEN’s New President

Jazz Education Network’s new president Caleb Chapman, posted a message on the JEN website titled, “How I Joined — and Eventually Became President Of — A Wonderful Organization called JEN”

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Billy Childs Named President of Chamber Music America

June 30, 2016

Chamber Music America (CMA) today announced the appointment of pianist and composer Billy Childs as president of its board of directors, effective July 1.

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