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March 2011

March 23, 2011

Turkish Embassy partners with JALC for Ertegün Jazz Series In late Janary, the Embassy of Turkey was joined by representatives from Jazz at Lincoln Center and the Boeing Company to announce their partnership in the “Ertegün Jazz Series,” a six concert series created in honor of the late Ahmet Ertegün, founder of Atlantic Records, member […]

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January 2011

January 16, 2011

JEN Conference (Jan 5-8, 2011) Honoring Performance in the Birthplace of Jazz The 2011 theme of the Jazz Education Network’s 2nd Annual Conference, held in New Orleans, will be “Honoring Performance in the Birthplace of Jazz!” Twenty-seven student jazz ensembles will be in the city. Most of the groups will perform in concert on the […]

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November 2010

November 19, 2010

Next Generation Jazz Festival Now Accepting Applications The Monterey Jazz Festival’s 7th Annual Next Generation Jazz Festival will feature some of the nation’s most talented middle school, high school, conglomerate, and college jazz musicians and vocalists. The Next Generation Jazz Festival will take place in Monterey, Calif., April 1 – 3, 2011. The competition is […]

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September 2010

September 24, 2010

Jazz Educators Take New Orleans! Join the Jazz Education Network (JEN) on January 6-8, 2011 at the historic Roosevelt Hotel in New Orleans, La. for the organization’s second annual national conference. Enjoy meeting other jazz educators, attend exhilarating school ensemble performances or enlightening clinics, hear exciting headliners, visit industry exhibits, and jam with the best. […]

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July 2010

July 9, 2010

NAMM Foundation’s 2011 Program Grant The NAMM Foundation’s Phase I of its 2011 Program Grant initiative opened on June 15, 2010. The Foundation seeks to fund proposals for projects that further the music products industry’s mission of creating more active music makers of all ages and expanding access to music making. The Foundation Program Grants […]

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May 2010

May 13, 2010

Pat Patrick’s Collection of a Lifetime In 2006, shortly after Deval Patrick was inaugurated as Massachusetts’ first black governor, he received a call from the owner of storage warehouse in East Moline, Ill., who was clearing a space out and found the governor’s late father’s photos, notes, playbills, recordings, and record albums he’d acquired during […]

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January, 2010

March 2, 2010

2010 NEA Jazz MastersThe National Endowment for the Arts honored 2010 NEA Jazz Masters at an awards ceremony and concert produced by Jazz at Lincoln Center on January 11 12. Meet the 2010 NEA Jazz Masters featured a conversation with the 2010 NEA Jazz Masters, exploring their lives and careers in jazz. On January 12th […]

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November, 2009

December 9, 2009

First Annual JEN Conferencehe Jazz Education Network (JEN) plans to hold the first of its annual conferences at the University of Missouri – St. Louis next spring. JEN board member and UM – St. Louis director of Jazz Studies, Jim Widner, was instrumental in bringing the conference to St. Louis. In June, Widner was recognized […]

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Brownie Speaks: A Symposium celebrating and documenting the life, music, and legacy of Clifford Brown

July 14, 2008

The University of the Arts presents Brownie Speaks:A Symposium celebrating and documenting the life, music, and legacy of Clifford Brown Symposium dates: October 30, 31, and November 1, 2008Sponsored by: The Philadelphia Music Project, a program of the Philadelphia Center for Arts and Heritage, funded by The Pew Charitable Trusts and administered by The University […]

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The Jazz Education Network is Launched!

June 4, 2008

The Jazz Education Network (JEN) newly formed on June 1st. The association will be focused on advancing and expanding jazz education, jazz performance opportunities and jazz audiences. More than 35 leaders from the jazz education community and its affiliated industries gathered in suburban Chicago to discuss the need for an organization geared to serve professionals […]

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