DC Jazz Festival Crowns Third Annual DCJazzPrix Winner, The Cornerstore

June 28, 2018

The DC Jazz Festival (DCJF) has introduced The Cornerstore as the third annual DC JazzPrix winning band.

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Festival International De Jazz de Montréal Announces Free Shows

June 13, 2018

The 39th edition of the Festival International de Jazz de Montréal presented by TD Bank Group in collaboration with Rio Tinto has shared its schedule of free music over its 10 days and nights on 20 stages.

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‘We Knew What We Had: The Greatest Jazz Story Never’ Told Wins Two Telly Awards

The 2018 documentary “We Knew What We Had: The Greatest Jazz Story Never Told” received two Telly Awards, which honor excellence in video and television across all screens.

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Herbie Hancock Receives Honorary Doctorate From New England Conservatory

Legendary jazz composer/performer and 14-time Grammy award-winner Herbie Hancock was at New England Conservatory on Sunday, May 20 and received an honorary doctorate.

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DC Jazz Festival Announces Schedule For Jazz in the ‘Hoods

May 30, 2018

The DC Jazz Festival (DCJF) has announced the schedule for Jazz in the ‘Hoods Presented by Events DC, a vital component of the DC JazzFest presented by Events DC (June 8-17).

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National Jazz Instrumental Competition Accepting Applications

The Detroit Jazz Festival Foundation is accepting submissions for its annual National Jazz Instrumental Competition, which is open to trombonists, tubists and baritonists, 35 years old and younger.

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Herbie Hancock’s Contract Extended With Los Angeles Philharmonic Association

The Los Angeles Philharmonic Association has announced the extension of Herbie Hancock’s contract as the William Powers and Carolyn Powers Creative Chair for Jazz through the 2021 season at Hollywood Bowl and the 2020/21 season at Walt Disney Concert Hall.

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Riverview Jazz Festival Returns To Jersey City This June

The Sixth Annual Riverview Jazz Festival returns to Jersey City this June 1 to June 9, featuring over 40 events and two free outdoor festival events.

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The National Music Council to Honor Chick Corea and The Manhattan Transfer

The National Music Council has announced that Chick Corea and The Manhattan Transfer will be honored at the organization’s 35th annual American Eagle Awards on Thursday, June 28 at the Summer NAMM Show in Nashville.

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Jazz Journalists Association Announces 2018 JJA Award Winners

May 16, 2018

The winners of the Jazz Journalists Association’s 2018 Jazz Awards have been announced online, with the recipients in 39 categories all chosen by JJA voting members from 140 nominees. 

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