Mike Balter Receives Vandercook Honorary Doctorate

August 15, 2014

Mike Balter, President of Mike Balter Mallets LLC, was awarded a Doctor of Music Degree and delivered the commencement address […]

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Joe Henderson Hotplate Festival At SFJAZZ Center In San Francisco

Grammy-Winning Saxophonist and jazz legend Joe Henderson had a long and memorable history with SFJAZZ in San Francisco performing over […]

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Exclusive Recording Contract Offer for Sarah Vaughan Competition Winner

The New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC), Larry Rosen Productions (LRP), and Concord Music Group recently announced a landmark agreement […]

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Sean Jones Named Berklee Brass Chair

Berklee College of Music has named noted trumpeter Sean Jones chair of the college’s Brass Department. He succeeds trombonist Tom […]

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Jazz Arts Group Announces 2014-15 Columbus Jazz Orchestra And Inside Track Season

August 1, 2014

The Jazz Arts Group of Columbus (JAG) recently announced its 2014-15 season of the Columbus Jazz Orchestra (CJO) and Inside […]

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Miles Davis Illinois Memorial Project Tries Indiegogo

With hopes of speeding up its efforts to raise funds for a proposed Miles Davis statue in his hometown of […]

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S.F. Club Yoshi’s to Nix Jazz Programming

On the heels of the purchase of San Francisco nightclub Yoshi’s in June has come the announcement that the venue […]

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Charlie Haden, 1937-2014

Trailblazing bassist Charlie Haden passed away  this month. Haden was best known for his early collaborations with Ornette Coleman on […]

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Paul Horn Dies at 84

July 11, 2014

West Coast woodwind player Paul Horn, whose skills at saxophone, clarinet, and flute were influential in cool jazz ensembles and part of the foundation of World jazz in the ’60s, died on June 29.

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Poland Jazz Violin Festival Brings World’s Greatest to Kracow

The first edition of the International Zbigniew Seifert Jazz Violin Competition will be held from July 16-19, as part of the 19th Summer Jazz Festival in Piwnica pod Baranam in Kracow, Poland.

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