Mark Murphy Biography To Be Released This Month

March 7, 2018

Equinox has announced the release of This is Hip: The Life of Mark Murphy by jazz singer and journalist Peter Jones, which will be released on Murphy’s birthday, March 14.

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Performers Announced For Montréal International Jazz Festival

February 21, 2018

The Festival International de Jazz de Montréal will take place this year from June 28 to July 7, 2018, featuring over 3,000 musicians and over 500 events, many of them free and open to the public.

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DC JazzFest Announces Initial List Of Headliners

The DC Jazz Festival (DC JazzFest), has announced its initial list of headliners.

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Dianne Reeves And Wycliffe Gordon To Join NYO Jazz

Carnegie Hall has announced that jazz vocalist Dianne Reeves and Wycliffe Gordon will join NYO Jazz as special guest artists for the ensemble’s Carnegie Hall debut on July 27, 2018.

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Detroit Symphony Orchestra’s (DSO) Paradise Jazz Series

February 8, 2018

The Detroit Symphony Orchestra’s (DSO) Paradise Jazz Series will continue with a one-night-only concert featuring Jason Moran and the Big Bandwagon in a multimedia celebration of Thelonious Monk.

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Jacksonville Jazz Piano Competition Opens Applications

Applications for the Jacksonville Jazz Piano Competition are now open.

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Newport Beach Jazz Party Kicks Off Next Week

This year’s Newport Beach Jazz Party will take place from February 15 to 18, featuring a big band closing each of the four nights.

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Music For All Adds Music Production To 2018 Summer Symposium National Music Camp

January 25, 2018

Music for All has added the Music Production Boot Camp to the Music for All Summer Symposium, starting this year. The Music for All Summer Symposium, presented by Yamaha, is the largest national week-long summer music camp for students and teachers.

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Harris To Perform In Beijing

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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