‘Shadow Man: The Sammy Nestico Story’ Celebrates 94 Years Of The Jazz Giant

April 4, 2018

A new documentary  on 94-year-old Sammy Nestico entitled “Shadow Man: The Sammy Nestico Story” profiles the jazz and big band giant.

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Smith Presents Second Annual CREATE Festival

Composer and trumpeter Wadada Leo Smith will present the Second Annual CREATE Festival in New Haven, Connecticut, a two-day celebration and exploration of his inventive and unclassifiable music that will feature world or U.S. premiere performances of four new suites.

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Jazz in the Park Series Returns for 29th Year

Clark County Parks and Recreation kicks off summer 2018 with their annual Jazz in the Park Concert Series, which will be celebrating its 29th year.

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Jazz Journalists Association Announces 2018 Jazz Heroes

The Jazz Journalists Association’s 2018 Jazz Heroes – 22 activists, advocates, altruists, aiders and abettors of jazz in 20 U.S. cities – have been announced, with their personal portraits and bios posted at JJAJazzAwards.org/Heroes.

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JodyJazz Acquires Chedeville Company

March 21, 2018

JodyJazz Inc has announced their acquisition of the Chedeville Company, the world- renowned brand of clarinet and saxophone mouthpieces.

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Buster Williams Documentary In The Works

The film “Buster Williams: Bass To Infinity” is currently raising money to bring the project to fruition.

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Kansas City Jazz Orchestra Embarks on First International Trip

The Kansas City Jazz Orchestra (KCJO) is performing in its first international trip in two European cities this May.

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The Juilliard Jazz Orchestra and Wynton Marsalis Honor Blue Note Records in April

The Juilliard Jazz Orchestra and Wynton Marsalis will pay tribute to Blue Note Records on Tuesday, April 3

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The Bundesjazzorchester to be Honored with Frankfurt Music Prize

The Bundesjazzorchester (German Jazz Orchestra – BuJazzO) will be honored with the Frankfurt Music Prize 2018 in April.

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Events DC to Sponsor DC Jazz Festival

March 7, 2018

Events DC, the official convention and sports authority for the District of Columbia, and the DC Jazz Festival (DCJF) have announced that Events DC will be the presenting sponsor of the 2018 DC JazzFest.

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