Jazz Appreciation Month Brings 2013 Nesuhi Erugun Hall of Fame Inductees

April 5, 2013

On the occasion of Jazz Appreciation Month, Jazz at Lincoln Center (JALC) recedntly announced Art Blakey, Lionel Hampton, and Clark Terry as the 2013 inductees into the Nesuhi Ertegun Jazz Hall of Fame

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Melvin Rhyne (1936-2013)

March 22, 2013

Renowned organist and Wes Montgomery collaborator Melvin Rhyne died of lung cancer on March 5 at age 76.

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Dee Dee Bridgewater Set to Star In ‘Lady Day’ Musical

Tony and multiple Grammy Award-winner Dee Dee Bridgewater will star as Billie Holiday in the celebrated musical Lady Day, opening this September at Times Square’s Little Shubert Theatre.

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Jazz At Lincoln Center’s Swing University Releases Spring 2013 Schedule

Jazz at Lincoln Center (JALC) continues its 25th anniversary education season with the Spring Term of Swing University.

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Monterey’s Next Generation Jazz Fest Hosts America’s Top Young Jazz Musicians

The 9th Annual Next Generation Jazz Festival Presented by Monterey Jazz Festival takes place April 5-7, 2013, at the Monterey Conference Center.

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VH1 Save the Music Foundation, NAMM and NAfME Honor Music Education Advocacy Heroes

Senator Jay Rockefeller, Senator Joe Manchin and Randall Reid-Smith, Commissioner of the West Virginia Division of Culture and History, were each honored this week…

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Stanford Jazz Festival Dates Announced

March 8, 2013

The Stanford Jazz Festival kicks off this year on June 22 and runs through August 10.

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Saxquest Launchess ‘Saxophone.org’ Social Media Site

A comprehensive new saxophone resource site at www.saxophone.org is gathering thousands of users for access to a wide range of services, including a teacher directory and virtual saxophone museum.

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Juilliard Jazz Announces Summer Camps and Workshops

This summer, Juilliard Jazz will offer seven camps and workshops around the United States and in Australia and Japan for students who are dedicated, disciplined, and passionate about jazz.

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NEC Launches Summer Jazz Lab

New England Conservatory’s Jazz Lab is designed as a program for students ages 14 – 18 of all proficiency levels from all over the country and abroad.

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