Harris To Perform In Beijing

January 25, 2018

Pianist and vocalist Loston Harris is scheduled to perform in Beijing, China with his trio this February to kick off a slew of spring tour dates for 2018.

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Hugh Masekela 1939-2018

South African jazz musician Hugh Masekela passed away on Tuesday, January 23 from prostate cancer, according to a tweet from Masekela’s family. He was 78.

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Morrison To Headline San Diego’s ‘Jazz On Cedros’

Jazz icon Barbara Morrison will headline San Diego’s “Jazz on Cedros” on Friday, February 16 at Carruth Cellars of San Diego.

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A Visit to the Brubeck Archives

January 16, 2018

A look inside the Brubeck Archives at The University of the Pacific in Stockton, California.

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New England Conservatory Celebrates 150th Anniversary

January 11, 2018

New England Conservatory’s (NEC) internationally renowned Jazz Studies and Contemporary Improvisation (CI) Departments continue to celebrate their 150th anniversary season with some 50 concerts and events in the Spring 2018 season.

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Wadada Leo Smith To Perform At The University Of Virginia

Composer, trumpeter, and Pulitzer Prize finalist, Wadada Leo Smith and his Golden Quintet will perform music from Smith’s masterwork America’s National Parks on Saturday, January 27 at the University of Virginia’s Old Cabel Hall as part of the school’s Impulse Festival.

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Details Announced For Vermont Jazz Center Jazz Festival

The 2nd Annual Vermont Jazz Center (VJC) Solo Jazz Piano Fest will be a celebration of the “orchestra of all instruments.”

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JEN Announces EFCF Jazz Research Fellowship Winner

The JEN Research Interest Group has reported that the winner of the third annual EFCF Jazz Research Fellowship at the Smithsonian Institution is Kimberly Teal, assistant professor in musicology at the University of Arkansas.

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Abdul-Jabbar Named Keynote Speaker for Forst Annual Jazz Congress

December 27, 2017

Jazz Congress, a new annual conference organized by JazzTimes and Jazz at Lincoln Center, has announced NBA all-time leading scorer, New York Times-bestselling author, and U.S. cultural ambassador Kareem Abdul-Jabbar as the keynote speaker for its first annual Jazz Congress.

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Carter To Perform at Eastman School of Music

Jazz saxophonist James Carter will perform at the Eastman School of Music as a guest artist with the Eastman Wind Ensemble (EWE) on February 5, 2018.

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