New England Conservatory Celebrates 150th Anniversary Of ‘Overture 1812’

May 16, 2018

In honor of the 150th anniversary of Tchaikovsky’s Overture 1812, New England Conservatory (NEC) will present an evening of music by Tchaikovsky for the 28th Annual Composer Celebration on May 24.

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Berklee Honors Spalding, Rodgers, Cash At Commencement

On May 12, Berklee president Roger H. Brown presented honorary doctor of music degrees to music legends Nile Rodgers, Rosanne Cash, and Esperanza Spalding at this year’s Berklee School of Music commencement.

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JD Allen Joins JodyJazz Family Of Artist Endorsers

JodyJazz Inc has announced that Tenor Saxophone titan JD Allen has joined the JodyJazz family of artist endorsers.  JD Allen’s mouthpiece choice is the JodyJazz GIANT Tenor 8.

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On the Scene: John Daversa and Bob Mintzer

May 7, 2018

From the generation that brought us the likes of Dave Liebman, John Abercrombie, Michael Brecker, and numerous other big-name, impactful […]

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DC Jazz Festival Announces Partnership With City Winery

May 2, 2018

The DC Jazz Festival (DCJF) has announced a new mainstage partnership with City Winery, launching with the DC JazzFest presented by Events DC Opening Ceremony on June 7.

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Interlochen Arts Camp Announces New Day Camp

Interlochen Arts Camp has announced the start of a new day camp experience for local residents, offering top-level arts instruction to their northern Michigan neighbors at a substantial tuition savings.

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Marsalis Delivers The Commencement Address At Juilliard’s 113th Commencement Ceremony

The Juilliard School has announced that alumnus Wynton Marsalis, trumpeter, director of Juilliard Jazz Studies, and artistic director of Jazz at Lincoln Center, will address the graduates at the school’s 113th commencement ceremony.

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2018 JJA Jazz Awards Nominees Announced

Nominees for the 2018 Jazz Awards the 23rdannual honors produced by the Jazz Journalists Association have been announced on www.JJAJazzAwards.org.

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National Association For Music Education Celebrates Jazz Appreciation Month

April 18, 2018

For Jazz Appreciation Month, the National Association for Music Education (NAfME) will continue to provide resources for audiences interested in learning about and teaching jazz.

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Detroit Jazz Festival Announces Performers For 2018

In keeping with its tradition of assembling a unique, true-to-jazz lineup of artists to headline its signature event, the Detroit Jazz Festival Foundation has announced more than 30 performances that will take the stage during Labor Day weekend.

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