JEN Seeks Submissions For ‘Jazz Education in Research and Practice’

April 2, 2019

The Jazz Education Network (JEN) is currently inviting submissions for Jazz Education in Research and Practice, the organization’s soon-to-be published peer-reviewed research journal in jazz education. Articles that provide models, resources, and effective techniques for the teaching and learning of the art form are particularly welcome by the submission deadline of May 6, 2019.

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DC Jazz Festival Finale Celebrates Great Masters Of Jazz

DC Jazz Festival, in collaboration with the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, and part of DC JazzFest presented by Events DC, will present Great Masters of Jazz, honoring the life and work of Quincy Jones, Nancy Wilson, Shirley Horn, and Roy Hargrove (June 16); and Celebrating Randy Weston (June 9), a piano showcase in recognition of Randy Weston.

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Festival International De Jazz de Montréal Announces Third Wave Of Artists

The Festival International de Jazz de Montréal, presented by TD Bank Group in collaboration with Rio Tinto, has shared a third wave of artists announced as part of the program of its 40th edition.

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International Jazz Composers’ Symposium Announces Details For Fourth Edition

March 20, 2019

The fourth International Jazz Composers’ Symposium, co-sponsored by the University of Northern Colorado and the International Society of Jazz Arrangers and Composers (ISJAC), will be held in the new School of Music facilities at the University of Northern Colorado in Greeley, Colorado from May 16 to 18, 2019.

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Schneider Named Artistic Director Of Henry Mancini Institute

The Frost School of Music at the University of Miami has announced the appointment of 5-time Grammy Award winning recording artist and 2019 NEA Jazz Master Maria Schneider as artistic director of the Frost School’s Henry Mancini Institute.

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DC Jazz Festival Announces 2019 Lineups For The Hamilton Live And City Winery

DC Jazz Festival (DCJF) will celebrate its 15th year with the renewal of two prized partnerships: The Hamilton Live, in the heart of downtown DC, and City Winery in the Ivy City neighborhood.

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Noel-Schure Receives Berklee’s Master Of Global Entertainment Award

Yvette Noel-Schure, music and entertainment PR executive and vice president of Schure Media Group, was presented with Berklee’s first Master of Global Entertainment Award by María Martínez Iturriaga, executive director of Berklee’s campus in Valencia, Spain.

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National Endowment For The Arts Honors 2019 NEA Jazz Masters In April

March 6, 2019

The National Endowment for the Arts will honor the 2019 NEA Jazz Masters at a series of free events this April, held in collaboration with the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, DC.

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DC Jazz Festival Announces Partnership With Harlem Fine Arts Show

The DC Jazz Festival (DCJF) has announced a new partnership with the Harlem Fine Arts Show (HFAS), presenting a visual arts pop-up as part of DC JazzFest at The Wharf presented by Events DC, June 14 to 16.

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Blumenfeld Serves As Distinguished Visiting Professor At Syracuse University

Larry Blumenfeld, cultural journalist, music critic and longtime contributor to The Wall Street Journal, will serve as the 2019 Jeanette K. Watson Distinguished Visiting Professor in the Humanities at Syracuse University from March 25 to April 5.

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