Maryland Summer Jazz Fest Celebrates Tenth Year

June 12, 2014

The Maryland Summer Jazz camp and concerts are entering their tenth year in residence at St. Mark Presbyterian Church in Rockville, Maryland.

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St. Louis Keyboardist Tony Simmons Dies

Keyboardist Anthony “Tony” Simmons, a well-known keyboardist who had collaborated with many performers throughout St. Louis, died on June 7 of a heart attack.

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2015 Vandoren Emerging Artist Competition Repertoire Released

DANSR recently announced details for the 2015 Vandoren Emerging Artist Competition. The repertoire has been announced and the deadline for submissions has been set as Monday, December 15, 2014.

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Bill Clinton To Receive Jazz Advocacy Award

May 28, 2014

Former President Bill Clinton will get a chance to play his saxophone when the Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz honors […]

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Pathways to Jazz Awards Grants to Colorado Musicians

Newly formed Pathways To Jazz is awarding grants to jazz musicians to support costs associated with producing recorded works. Pathways […]

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Pianist Frank Strazzeri Dies at 84

Lifelong jazz pianist Frank Strazzeri died on May 9 in his hometown of Rochester, New York.  Strazzeri enjoyed a long […]

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Jazz In Europe Founder Johan Van Deeg Retires

Due to health reasons, Johan van Deeg will step down as chief editor effective on 1 June 2014 and oversee […]

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Charles Gayle Honored for Lifetime Of Achievement from Vision Fest

The nineteenth Vision Festival, Arts For Art has acknowledged Charles Gayle for his Lifetime of Achievement, calling him “one of […]

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Montreal Jazz Fest Adds B.B. King Award, Honors Diana Ross, Elvis Costello, Terence Blanchard, More

This year, the Festival International de Jazz de Montréal highlights the exceptional contributions to music made by Diana Ross, Elvis […]

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NEC Presents Final Youth Jazz Orch Performance

May 16, 2014

New England Conservatory Prep presents the NEC Youth Jazz Orchestra conducted by Ken Schaphorst in a concert featuring a wide […]

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