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  • Arts Ed NJ Executive Director Robert Morrison Stepping Down

    Christian Wissmuller | January 12, 2022Arts Ed NJ, the statewide voice for arts education, has announced that its co-founder, former board chair, and current Executive Director, Robert Morrison, will be stepping down effective June 30, 2022, following nearly two decades at the helm. Morrison, an acclaimed music and arts education advocate, social entrepreneur and businessman, participated in the launch of […] Read More...
  • 2022 DCJazzPrix Application Launches 1/12/22!

    Christian Wissmuller | January 11, 2022The DC Jazz Festival® (DCJF) has announced that applications go live Wednesday, January 12, for its annual international jazz band competition, DCJazzPrix. Potential applicants will find guidelines and submission requirements at dcjazzfest.org/dcjazzprix. The entry fee remains a modest $25 per band. “DCJazzPrix is unique in that it aims to identify and showcase emerging and exceptional jazz […] Read More...
  • ‘Celebrating Chick Corea’ Performances at JALC Rescheduled to April 15-16, 2022

    Christian Wissmuller | January 11, 2022Originally scheduled for January 13 and 14, 2022, Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Celebrating Chick Corea performances have been rescheduled to April 15 and 16 at 8:00 p.m. in Rose Theater. Celebrating Chick Corea will also be available for audiences to attend via livestream and view on demand for one week following the performance. In-person and livestream […] Read More...
  • JEN Congratulates Their 2022 Award Recipients

    Christian Wissmuller | January 4, 2022The LeJENds of Jazz Education Award JOSEPH JENNINGS Established in 2012 by the JEN Board of Directors, the JEN LeJENds of Jazz Education Award honors true legends in jazz education. This award is bestowed upon a jazz educator who has distinguished themselves by living up to the JEN Mission. The LeJENds of Latin Jazz Award […] Read More...
  • 2022: An Exciting Year for CHSJAZZ

    Christian Wissmuller | January 4, 2022“I am extremely excited for Season 14! We’ve got a wonderful slate of shows lined up. First, we are bringing in some outstanding guest artists. Camille Thurman is a rising star in the jazz world, renowned for her incredible tenor saxophone playing, and equally praised for her singing. It is very rare to have such […] Read More...
  • JALC Welcomes All-Star Lineup for ‘Celebrating Chick Corea’, Jan. 13-14

    Christian Wissmuller | January 4, 2022Jazz at Lincoln Center will honor the music and legacy of late jazz icon Chick Corea in Rose Theater on January 13–14 at 8:00 p.m. with Celebrating Chick Corea. Directed by Corea’s longtime bandmate, bassist John Patitucci, the concerts will bring together collaborators and band members from throughout Corea’s nearly six-decade musical career to perform […] Read More...
  • Sarasota Jazz Festival March 13-19

    Christian Wissmuller | January 4, 2022This year’s Sarasota Jazz Festival will take place at Nathan Benderson Park from March 13-19. Featured performers include Arturo Sandoval, John Pizzarelli, Catherine Russell, and many more. Visit www.jazzclubsarasota.org for more information. Read More...
  • DC Jazz Festival Announces Orrin Evans’ Artist Residency

    Christian Wissmuller | December 21, 2021The DC Jazz Festival® (DCJF) has announced Orrin Evans, prolific pianist-composer-bandleader, will serve as the DC Jazz Festival’s Artist-In-Residence for a 2-year period beginning January 2, 2022. Orrin Evans’ DCJF residency is part of the Jazz Road Creative Residencies program, a program of South Arts. Jazz Road Creative Residencies is a uniquely artist-centric program that promotes artistic flexibility. “With a Jazz Road Creative Residency grant, […] Read More...
  • Virtuoso Guitarist Oz Noy Details his Inspirations, Celestion and… the F-Word

    Christian Wissmuller | December 16, 2021Fusing deep jazz scholarship with rock and R&B sensibilities, Oz Noy is the clear the heir apparent to guitar greats such as Al DiMeola, Allan Holdsworth, John McLaughlin, and George Benson. Having enjoyed a professional career as a teenager in his native Israel, he arrived in New York City in 1996 and quickly found himself […] Read More...
  • MusicFirst Announces New Director of Sales

    Mike Lawson | December 13, 2021  MusicFirst, the digital education division of Wise Music Group, is adding to its leadership team with the hiring of Walt Straiton, the new Director of Sales. Mr. Straiton, an industry veteran with a track record of leadership excellence in both the academic and business facets of music education, most recently served as an Educational […] Read More...
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