Hersch Wins Major French Awards

November 29, 2017

Pianist and composer Fred Hersch has won the Prix in Honorem Jazz, as well as the Coup de cœur jazz from l’Académie Charles Cros 2017

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Jazz Education Network Launches New Website

The Jazz Education Network (JEN) has announced the launch of a new and completely redesigned interactive website for the network, which provides faster, enhanced, user-friendly access to all aspects of JEN’s programs and initiatives.

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Radio Program Mondo Jazz Launches on Radio Free Brooklyn

New radio program Mondo Jazz, hosted by Italian-turned-New-Yorker Ludovico Granvassu (founder and editor-in-chief of All About Jazz Italia), has launched with the mission to showcase international jazz that’s not readily available on U.S. airwaves

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Lincoln Road to Host South Beach Jazz Festival in 2018

Lincoln Road will host the second annual South Beach Jazz Festival in 2018, which will take place from January 5 to 7.

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Yamaha Adds Szekely, Block, and Sabatino to Artist Family

November 16, 2017

Yamaha Artist Services has announced that cellists Jacob Szekely and Mike Block, as well as bassist Charley Sabatino have been welcomed to the Yamaha Artist family. All three musicians currently use Yamaha electric string instruments.

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The D’Addario Foundation Presents Grants to Music Not-For-Profits

The D’Addario Foundation held three grant presentation events in October at Ted Brown Music in Tacoma, Washington, Beacock Music in Vancouver, Washington, and Menchey Music in Timonium, Maryland.

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Sacramento Traditional Jazz Society Jazz Celebrates Young Jazz Musicians

The Sacramento Traditional Jazz Society (STJS) celebrated young jazz musicians on Sunday, November 12th, at their monthly Jazz Concert at the Sacramento Elks Lodge.

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Sunnyside Jazz Festival Welcomes Pianist-Composer Sarabski

The Sunnyside Jazz Festival in Reims celebrated its third edition this past fall. Produced by Jazzus Productions, the festival was established with the “desire to open the public to various original forms of music” and to prove that “jazz is a living music.”

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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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