EL ECO Perform at the Dominican Republic Jazz Festival

November 1, 2017

EL ECO and drummer-composer Guillermo Nojechowicz performed this Wednesday (November 1) at the Dominican Republic Jazz Festival.

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Wadada Leo Smith to Present CREATE Festival West in December

Composer and trumpeter Wadada Leo Smith will present CREATE Festival West, a two-day celebration and exploration of his inventive and unclassifiable music, on Friday December 15 and Saturday, December 16, 2017 at The Lab in San Francisco.

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JEN To Host 9th Annual Conference in Dallas

The Jazz Education Network (JEN) will present its 9th Annual Conference in Dallas, Texas on January 3 through 6, 2018.

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Former Berklee Faculty Member McGhee Passes Away

Andy McGhee, former longtime Berklee College of Music faculty member, passed away on October 12 in Atlanta.

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Monty Alexander Announces New York Shows

October 18, 2017

Pianist Monty Alexander, a Jamaican-born jazz influencer for more than five decades, will perform shows at Jazz Forum this month on October 20 and 21.

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Donald and Barron Ryan Embark on Tour

Donald and Barron Ryan, a father and son piano duo, will soon begin a series of shows together beginning with two performances in Enid, Oklahoma on October 21 and 22.

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The Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal Competition Announces Finalists


The Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal Competition, also known as the SASSY Awards, has announced the five jazz singers who will perform for the top prize honor on Sunday, November 12.

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Juilliard Jazz to Present ‘The Music of Fletcher Henderson, Eddie Durham, and Bill Challis’

October 5, 2017

Juilliard Jazz will present “The Music of Fletcher Henderson, Eddie Durham, and Bill Challis” with guest conductor Vince Giordano and the Juilliard Jazz Orchestra on Thursday, October 12, 2017, at 7:30 p.m. in the Peter Jay Sharp Theater.

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South Bend Jazz Fest Celebrates Sixth Year

The 6th annual South Bend Jazz Fest in Indiana took place this past September 23 in South Bend, Indiana.

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Indianapolis Jazz Foundation honors Buselli and Wallarab

The Indianapolis Jazz Foundation has announced that jazz trumpeter, composer, and educator Mark Buselli and jazz trombonist, composer, and educator Brent Wallarab are the recipients of the Indianapolis Jazz Hall of Fame award.

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