Jeff Coffin and Yamaha Donate YX-500F Xylophone to Spaulding High School

December 13, 2017

Spaulding High School graduate and saxophonist of Dave Matthews Band, Jeff Coffin, returned to the campus in Rochester, New Hampshire on Tuesday, November 28 to present the school with a brand-new Yamaha YX-500F xylophone.

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Carnegie Hall’s Weill Music Institute Announces Details for Inaugural NYO Jazz Program

Carnegie Hall’s Weill Music Institute (WMI) has announced the faculty and European tour highlights for the inaugural year of NYO Jazz, a four-week intensive summer program, in 2018

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Yamaha Honors Kite and Magadini with Legacy in Education Awards

Yamaha has honored Rebecca Kite and Pete Magadini with the company’s prestigious Legacy in Education Awards.

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Highlights In Jazz Announces 2018 Season

November 29, 2017

Jack Kleinsinger’s Highlights In Jazz, New York’s longest running jazz concert series, has announced its 46th season.

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Hersch Wins Major French Awards

Pianist and composer Fred Hersch has won the Prix in Honorem Jazz, as well as the Coup de cœur jazz from l’Académie Charles Cros 2017

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Jazz Education Network Launches New Website

The Jazz Education Network (JEN) has announced the launch of a new and completely redesigned interactive website for the network, which provides faster, enhanced, user-friendly access to all aspects of JEN’s programs and initiatives.

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Radio Program Mondo Jazz Launches on Radio Free Brooklyn

New radio program Mondo Jazz, hosted by Italian-turned-New-Yorker Ludovico Granvassu (founder and editor-in-chief of All About Jazz Italia), has launched with the mission to showcase international jazz that’s not readily available on U.S. airwaves

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Lincoln Road to Host South Beach Jazz Festival in 2018

Lincoln Road will host the second annual South Beach Jazz Festival in 2018, which will take place from January 5 to 7.

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Yamaha Adds Szekely, Block, and Sabatino to Artist Family

November 16, 2017

Yamaha Artist Services has announced that cellists Jacob Szekely and Mike Block, as well as bassist Charley Sabatino have been welcomed to the Yamaha Artist family. All three musicians currently use Yamaha electric string instruments.

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The D’Addario Foundation Presents Grants to Music Not-For-Profits

The D’Addario Foundation held three grant presentation events in October at Ted Brown Music in Tacoma, Washington, Beacock Music in Vancouver, Washington, and Menchey Music in Timonium, Maryland.

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