IAJE Files for Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

April 21, 2008

The world of jazz education is mourning the loss of the one organization that was dedicated to this specific field of music as the IAJE (International Assn. of Jazz Educators) has officially closed its doors. According to a letter from Chuck Owen, the President of IAJE on Friday, April 18, “the board voted to file […]

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June / July 2007

June 21, 2007

Berklee Launches the BIRNBerklee College of Music has launched a global, four-channel, 24-hour guided tour through the world’s premier college for contemporary music education. The BIRN (Berklee Internet Radio Network) is the college’s first radio station in its 61-year history. Listen at www.thebirn.com. Under the leadership of Stephen Croes, dean of Berklee’s Music Technology Division, […]

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April/May 2007

May 3, 2007

Charles Mingus� 85thIn celebration of Charles Mingus� 85th birthday, a festival was held April 25th, 2007 at Frederick P. Rose Hall, the home of Jazz at Lincoln Center, featuring Christian McBride, Boris Kozlov, Lew Soloff, Ryan Kisor, Jack Walrath, Kenny Drew, Jr., Conrad Herwig, Ku-umba Frank Lacy, Howard Johnson, Andre Hayward, Joe Locke, Craig Handy, […]

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Dec / Jan 2006

March 19, 2007

Berklee’s City Music Network Goes NationwideBerklee College of Music announces the City Music Network, a new partnership with community organizations to deliver high-quality contemporary music instruction to underserved youth across the U.S. In a dramatic expansion of the college’s Boston-based City Music program, Berklee will bring its real-time and Web-based music education to students nationwide, […]

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Oct / Nov 2006

March 16, 2007

Berklee Appointee Reasoner Interim Dept. ChairKari Juusela, dean of Berklee’s Professional Writing Division, announced the appointment of Eric Reasoner as interim chair of the college’s Film Scoring Department. He will serve as chair for the 2006-2007 academic year, replacing founding Film Scoring chair Don Wilkins, who instituted the department in 1979. Wilkins will remain with […]

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Feb / March 2007

Memorial for Michael BreckerA memorial was held for renowned tenor saxophonist and multiple Grammy Award-winner Michael Brecker on February 20th at Town Hall, 123 W. 43rd Street, New York City. Mr. Brecker was regarded as one of the most influential jazz musicians since the 1960s and his style was among the most studied in music […]

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