Berklee Announces Partnership with New York City and Pete Muller

September 7, 2017

Roger H. Brown, president of Berklee School of Music, has announced that the city of New York has teamed up with Berklee and Berklee trustee Pete Muller in a public-private-nonprofit partnership to establish a center for Berklee in New York.

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JEN Appoints Sharon Burch as Full-Time Managing Director of the Jazz Education Network (JEN)

Sharon Burch has been appointed as full-time managing director of the Jazz Education Network, effective immediately.

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Hudson Valley Jazz Festival Caps off in August

August 24, 2017

The 8th annual Hudson Valley Jazz Festival takes place this August 17 through 20, offering styles as varied as traditional to gypsy jazz, modern, be-bop, acoustic and funky electric.

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2017 Indy Jazz Fest Kicks Off in September

The festival will celebrate the legacy of jazz, modern masters, and the discovery of new jazz stars.

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Charlie Parker Jazz Festival Celebrates 25th Anniversary

City Parks Foundation has announced the 25th anniversary celebration of the Charlie Parker Jazz Festival, New York City’s annual salute to the legendary late saxophonist.

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Barron Ryan Releases Cover “Tiger Rag” to Commemorate 100th Anniversary

To commemorate the 100 year anniversary of the original recording of “Tiger Rag,” Barron Ryan has released his rendition of the jazz standard to introduce the classic to a new generation of jazz enthusiasts.

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Eastman Jazz Sextet to Perform at the Tokyo Jazz Festival

For the first time, the University of Rochester’s Eastman School of Music Jazz department will have an ensemble travel to Japan to perform at the Annual Tokyo Jazz Festival.

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Tyler Reese Makes His NYC Debut at Club Bonafide

August 9, 2017

Tyler Reese, a jazz guitar performer and former student of with jazz legend Pat Metheny, made his New York City Debut yesterday, August 9, at Club Bonafide.

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Jazz Legend Joe Thomas Passes Away at 84

Musician Joe Thomas, sometimes known as “The Ebony Godfather,” passed away on July 26.

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Joe Lovano Trades In For Two New Sax Dakota Straights

Saxophonist and composer Joe Lovano traded in his original LA SAX Straight Alto and Tenor for two new Sax Dakota Straights this past June at Roberto’s Music in New York City.

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