Juilliard Jazz Presents ‘Masters of Orchestration’

October 3, 2018

Juilliard Jazz will present the Juilliard Jazz Orchestra and guest conductor, alumnus Brandon Lee, in the “Masters of Orchestration” show, featuring the music of Tadd Dameron, Neal Hefti, Thad Jones, and Gerry Mulligan

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Twin Cities Jazz Festival Announces First Fall Jazz Festival

September 19, 2018

The Twin Cities Jazz Festival has announced that the first annual Fall Jazz Festival will take place on Sunday, October 14 at Crooners Lounge and Supper Club. The fest will feature two stages, one in the lounge and the other in the Dunsmore Room.

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NEC Announces 2018-2019 Season Shows

New England Conservatory’s (NEC) Jazz Studies and Contemporary Improvisation (CI) Departments has announced more than 50 concerts for the upcoming season.

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Bell Named Academic Assistant To The Dean Of The Professional Performance Division at Berklee

Karen Bell has been named the academic assistant to the dean of the Professional Performance Division at Berklee College of Music.

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Rivera Nabs First Emmy Award

Frost School of Music faculty member Carlos Rafael Rivera won his first Emmy Award for his main titles theme music from Netflix limited series “Godless.” The awards were handed out at the Creative Arts Emmy Awards ceremony at the Microsoft Theatre in Los Angeles.

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The Time Jumpers Appear On NPR’s ‘Jazz Night In America’

September 6, 2018

The Time Jumpers performed on NPR’s Jazz Night In America last week. Recorded in February of this year, Jazz Night In America spent several days in Nashville recording interviews and performances by a variety of the city’s top jazz musicians.

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The Berklee Beantown Jazz Festival Kicks Off This September

The Berklee Beantown Jazz Festival will return Saturday, September 29, from noon to 6 p.m. with three stages of free music at the intersection of Massachusetts and Columbus Avenue. Berklee faculty, students, alumni, and special guests will perform at the free event that features jazz, Latin, blues, funk, and kids’ music. Check berklee.edu/beantownjazz for updates and a full schedule of events.

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Juilliard Jazz Announces 2018-2019 Season

Juilliard Jazz, under the leadership of Juilliard alumni Wynton Marsalis, director, and Aaron Flagg, chair and associate director, has announced its 2018-19 season featuring the Juilliard Jazz Orchestra, Juilliard Jazz Ensembles, and the Juilliard Jazz Artist Diploma Ensemble, comprised of the program’s most advanced musicians.

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Katie Webster Named The 22nd Jimmy Lyons Scholar At Berklee

Katie Webster, an 18-year-old saxophonist from Seattle, has been named the 22nd recipient of the Jimmy Lyons Scholarship to Berklee College of Music, a four-year, full tuition award presented in conjunction with the Monterey Jazz Festival. She is the very first female recipient of the Lyons Award.

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TIDAL Launches Jazz Club Podcast

Global music streaming and entertainment platform, TIDAL, is collaborating with the NYC-based not-for profit JazzReach to launch the exclusive 12-episode Jazz Club video podcast series. Hosted and produced by Hans Schuman, JazzReach’s executive and artistic director, the series features in-depth conversations and live-performance segments to introduce viewers to some of the most creative, visionary jazz artists on the world stage today and offer a glimpse into their lives, how they think, what they value, what fuels their creative process, informs their musical sensibilities and inspires their relentless pursuit of artistic self-realization.

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