Oliver Lake 70th Birthday Weekend Takes Over New York’s Jazz Standard

September 6, 2012

Legendary saxophonist Oliver Lake will celebrate his 70th birthday next weekend at the Jazz Standard with a flurry of performances in New York, including a trio, a quartet, and a 17-piece big band.

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Berklee Celebrates New Valencia Campus and Graduate Programs

On September 17, Berklee College of Music president Roger Brown will give the welcome speech at the college’s new campus in Valencia, Spain, to launch Berklee’s first-ever graduate programs

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Von Freeman Dead at 88

August 23, 2012

Renowned tenor saxophonist Von Freeman died in his hometown of Chicago last week at the age of 88.

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Jazz Arts Group of Columbus Celebrates 40th Anniversary Season

The Jazz Arts Group of Columbus (JAG) recently announced its 40th anniversary season of the Columbus Jazz Orchestra (CJO) and 2012-13 Inside Track small-ensemble series.

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Philadelphia Celebrates Inaugural Jazz Fest

A newly formed nonprofit will present the first inaugural Philly Jazz Fest in September, led by Cape May Jazz Festival founders Woody Woodland and Carol Stone.

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NCC Jazz Announces 2012-2013 Faculty Concert Series

Illinois school North Central College will present its annual Jazz Faculty Concert Series, featuring the nine members of its highly esteemed Jazz Studies Program.

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Montreal Jazz Fest Boasts Record Foreign Tourism Numbers

The Montreal International Jazz Festival posted another successful numbers across the board (as usual), but had one figure in particular to be proud of – a significant increase in the percentage of foreign attendees.

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