Ignacio Berroa Trio To Release Straight Ahead From Havana

July 26, 2017

On August 5, the Ignacio Berroa Trio will release their album Straight Ahead From Havana. The album features Berroa on the drums, Martin Bejerano on the piano, and Josh Allen and Lowell Ringel on the upright bass.

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Carl Allen Joins Vater Drumsticks Roster

Jazz legend Carl Allen has joined the Vater roster of artists. Allen is a prolific jazz drummer whose career spans almost three decades and 200 recordings.

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Applications Open for the Ella Fitzgerald Charitable Foundation (EFCF) – JEN Research Fellowship

Applications are now open for the third Ella Fitzgerald Charitable Foundation (EFCF) – JEN Research Fellowship at the Smithsonian.

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Doc Severinsen To Perform at The Midwest Clinic

The Midwest Clinic has announced that jazz legend Doc Severinsen will be performing on Wednesday, December 20.

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Applications Open for 2018 Bucharest International Jazz Competition

July 12, 2017

Applications are now open for the 2018 edition of the Bucharest International Jazz Competition, which will be held from May 12 to 19 in Bucharest Romania.

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Blue Note At Sea Announces 2018 Roster

The cruise, which is a collaboration between Blue Note Records, Blue Note Jazz Clubs and Entertainment Cruise Productions, has released the 2018 list of performers, which includes winners of 48 Grammys, two Tony Awards, and four NEA Jazz Masters.

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You Haven’t Done Nothin’ Makes Worldwide Debut at DC JazzFest

June 29, 2017

DC JazzFest and Atlas PAC debuted the world premiere of You Haven’t Done Nothin’ (YHDN), a performance by Michael Bowie & the Blast, at the Atlas Performing Arts Center.

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Sutton Named Associate Professor at The Indiana University Jacobs School of Music

The Indiana University Jacobs School of Music has appointed jazz vocalist Tierney Sutton to be associate professor of music in jazz studies, effective August 1.

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AMP Trio Named DCJazzPrix Winners at DC Jazz Festival

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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