AMP Trio Named DCJazzPrix Winners at DC Jazz Festival

June 29, 2017

AMP Trio (featuring Tahira Clayton) were this year’s winners of the second annual DCJazzPrix at the DC Jazz Festival. The NYC-based trio includes pianist Addison Frei, drummer Matt Young, new vocalist Tahira Clayton, and bassist Perrin Grace.

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Carnegie Hall Assembles NYO-USA and NYO2 For Summer Training and Tours

June 14, 2017

Carnegie Hall will bring together about 200 of the best teen musicians this summer to work and train as both The National Youth Orchestra of the United States of America (NYO-USA) and NYO2. NYO2 is a new group comprised of musicians ages 14 to 17 that launched last year to attract students from areas that are usually underserved or underrepresented in the field of classical music.

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2017 DC JazzFest Officially Launches

After much anticipation, the 2017 JazzFest has launched and will run through June 18. The festival began this weekend with the “Jazz ‘n Families Fun Days at The Phillips Collection” kickoff event.

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Stanford Jazz Festival Hosts Indian Jazz Journey Concert

The Stanford Jazz Festival will host a special concert called “Indian Jazz Journey” on June 25.

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Maverick Concerts Announces 2017 Jazz Schedule

Maverick Concerts of Woodstock, New York has announced the summer lineup of jazz performances for 2017.

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The DC Jazz Festival Announces Partnership with Dance Place

June 1, 2017

The DC Jazz Festival has partnered with Dance Place, part of Jazz in the ‘Hoods Presented by Events DC. Dance Place will showcase the second installment of “In Jazz We Trust: Music in Motion” on June 10 and 11.

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Elmhurst College Honors Carl Hilding “Doc” Severinsen

Elmhurst College has honored Carl Hilding “Doc” Severinsen with an honorary Doctor of Music degree. The legendary trumpeter and bandleader was presented with the degree at the college’s commencement ceremonies on May 27.

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JJA 21st annual Jazz Award Winners Announced

The Jazz Journalists Association has announced winners of its 21st annual Jazz Awards in all 41 categories of excellence in music and music journalism.

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ISC Jazz Winners Announced

The International Songwriting Competition (ISC) has announced its 2016 Jazz winners. ISC remains the world’s largest international songwriting competition and is now in its 16th year.

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Applications Now Accepted for Associate Artists-in-Residence at The Atlantic Center for the Arts

The Atlantic Center for the Arts is now accepting applications through June 11, 2017 for the associate artists-in-residence with Michael Bisio.

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