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  • Frank Macchia

    Jazzed Magazine | March 11, 2008Composer/arranger/saxophonist Frank Macchia has collaborated with such legends as Van Dyke Parks, Brian Wilson, Ella Fitzgerald, Yes, and Clare Fisher. In 2004, he was a Sundance Labs Composer Fellow and the recipient of a National Endowment Grant for Jazz Arts. Frank has written and orchestrated music for a number of television shows and films. Recently, […] Read More...
  • Writing the Book on Jazz Education

    Jazzed Magazine | March 11, 2008Without the leadership of capable ambassadors, jazz and the boundless creativity and dedication it inspires would never have gained the foothold it has today in our schools. One of these heroes of jazz education is Ronald Carter, who currently serves as the director of Jazz Studies at Northern Illinois University, international vice president of IAJE, […] Read More...
  • March 2008

    Jazzed Magazine | March 11, 2008February 19 Chet Baker Playboys (Jazz Track) Al Basile The Tinge (Sweetspot) Anthony Braxton Solo (Milano) 1979, Vol. 2 (Golden Years of New) Benny Carter Benny Carter in Copenhagen (Storyville) Bill Evans Conversations With Myself (Universal) Drew Gress The Irrational Numbers (Koch) Danny Grissett Encounters (Criss Cross) Herbie Mann At the Village Gate (WEA Japan) […] Read More...
  • March 2008

    Jazzed Magazine | March 11, 2008Yamaha’s “Vizzutti” TrumpetYamaha Corporation of America, Band Orchestral Division, introduces the YTR-9335VS Allen Vizzutti Signature Artist Model Trumpet in the key of Bb, developed by Yamaha trumpet artist Allen Vizzutti and Yamaha Artist Services, Inc. Band Orchestral Atelier Director Bob Malone. Although similar to the YTR-9335NYS New York Artist Model trumpet, the new horn features […] Read More...
  • Navigating the Be-boppers’ Harmonic Galaxy

    Jazzed Magazine | March 11, 2008The be-boppers’ harmonic galaxy is based on the Diminished 7th arpeggio. It is the axis upon which all is built. #149; For this reason, the first thing I do when I look at a new set of changes is to look for diminished relations. #149; These relations quickly define key centers, dominant relationships, and significant […] Read More...
  • Bob Sinicrope: Sharing the Gift of Music

    Jazzed Magazine | January 9, 2008Bob Sinicrope has been at the helm of Milton Academy’s (Milton, Massachusetts) acclaimed jazz program since its inception in 1974. His students have won numerous national and regional awards as best high school jazz combo and twice performed for former President Bill Clinton at the White House. Milton’s jazz alumni feature such respected professional musicians […] Read More...
  • Dana Leong

    Jazzed Magazine | January 9, 2008Dana Leong is an accomplished young performer, composer, and producer who has been gaining recognition for his distinctive fusion of jazz, hip-hop, classical, rock, and sonic soundscapes. At the age of 27, Leong has already collaborated with the likes of Paquito D’Rivera, Ray Charles, Diddy, Norah Jones, Dafnis Prieto, Talib Kweli, Wynton Marsalis, and Christian […] Read More...
  • My Lessons From Herb Pomeroy

    Jazzed Magazine | January 9, 2008Like thousands of other musicians, I was deeply saddened when I heard of the passing of Herb Pomeroy in August 2007. Herb was perhaps the most influential jazz educator of the last fifty years inspiring and mentoring generations of the top musicians from the Berklee College of Music. The lessons that I learned from Herb […] Read More...
  • January 2008

    Jazzed Magazine | January 9, 2008November 26 Anders Bergcrantz About Time (Stunt) Anthony Braxton Performance Quartet (Hatology) Bob Degan Chartreuse (Tokuma Japan Comm.) Pierre Dorge Jazz is Like a Banana (Steeplechase) Kurt Edelhagen Evergreens (CPO) Bill Gerhardt Stained Glass (Steeplechase) Andrew Rathbun Affairs of State (Steeplechase) Spike Robinson I Wish I Knew (Nagel-Heyer) Hazel Scott 1946-1947 (Classics France) December 3 […] Read More...
  • January 2008

    Jazzed Magazine | January 9, 2008New Finish to Pearl CongasDesigned by one of the most technically proficient conga players around, Pearl’s Richie Flores Signature Oak Congas feature the exclusive “vertical” fade Lunar Eclipse finish transitions from Silver to Midnight Blue dusted in stellar sparks as you turn the drums. Fade your congas from left to right, right to left, all […] Read More...
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