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  • Ohio Music Education Association Seeks New Executive Director and Director of Technology

    Christian Wissmuller | November 22, 2021The Ohio Music Education Association shares the news that both Roger Hall, Executive Director, and Greg Taylor, Director of Technology, have announced their intention to retire by June 2023. We are immensely grateful for their many decades of service to our organization and for such advance notice, which will allow us to fill their roles […] Read More...
  • 19th Annual Panama Jazz Festival Announced for January 10-15, 2022

    Christian Wissmuller | November 22, 2021In 2022, Panama Jazz Festival celebrates its nineteenth edition in a hybrid format. After the challenges the festival faced in 2021 they managed to virtually gather more than 170,000 people from 70 different countries. For the 2022 edition, Panama Jazz Festival returns with hopes to see the public, fans, and students come together during the week […] Read More...
  • South Arts Announces 31 Artists Receiving Jazz Road Tours Grants

    Christian Wissmuller | November 22, 2021Jazz Road, South Arts’ national initiative supporting jazz artists, announces the latest recipients of Jazz Road Tours grants receiving more than $375,000. Through Jazz Road Tours, artists can apply for up to $15,000 to help support touring their work into communities across the country. These latest recipients are added to the growing list of artists […] Read More...
  • SFJAZZ Launches New SFJAZZ App

    Christian Wissmuller | November 18, 2021SFJAZZ launches the SFJAZZ App for global audiences to digitally experience the organization’s live concert programming, while directly supporting the artists on stage.  The SFJAZZ App will allow audiences to discover new artists and experience original content, featuring SFJAZZ’s signature multiple-camera HD video and state-of-the-art audio, designed to connect audiences to the music, to the […] Read More...
  • Player Plus Studio Sessions: Powered by Fender – Winners Announced

    Christian Wissmuller | November 17, 2021In September, Fender Musical Instruments Corporation (FMIC) announced the launch of the Player Plus Studio Sessions: Powered by Fender®. Amidst lockdowns and social distancing, it’s no secret that artists have been struggling for both inspiration and support. Enter Fender. This global program seeks to fulfill the creative aspirations of independent artists around the world by getting […] Read More...
  • KHS America Donates $100,000 in Instruments to Waverly, Tenn. School Bands Following Devastating Flooding

    Christian Wissmuller | November 17, 2021As recovery efforts in Humphreys County approach the three-month mark following devastating flooding that killed 20 and destroyed hundreds of homes, 22-time GRAMMY Award winner Vince Gill and singer/songwriter Alex Hall were on hand at Waverly Central High School earlier this week to announce an uplifting surprise. As Gill and Hall surprised a Monday morning student assembly with the […] Read More...
  • Musikmesse 2022: Best of Both Worlds – –A Restart Featuring New Approaches

    Christian Wissmuller | November 17, 2021After an enforced absence due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Musikmesse team is raring to go again: the traditional sector get-together is scheduled to take place between 29 April and 1 May 2022. A number of Musikmesse spin-offs will be taking place at the same time, some forming part of the supporting programme: the Musikmesse Festival (28 April […] Read More...
  • The Inaugural Jazz Music Awards: Celebrating the Spirit of Jazz is Set for October 2022 in Atlanta

    Christian Wissmuller | November 12, 2021The inaugural Jazz Music Awards: Celebrating the Spirit of Jazz has announced its awards ceremony, scheduled on Saturday, October 22, 2022, at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre in metro Atlanta, GA. For five decades the premier venue is the home to Broadway shows, ballets, concerts, operas, and more. Presented by Jazz 91.9 WCLK, a […] Read More...
  • TASCAM Interfaces Prove Integral to Chile’s Instituto Profesional Projazz

    Christian Wissmuller | November 10, 2021Since 1982, the Projazz Education Institute of Santiago de Chile has been a constant contributor and a reference for the national artistic environment. In 2007, it became the Instituto Profesional Projazz, becoming the first institution in the country to create a professional level jazz program approved by the Ministry of Education. The curriculum includes teaching […] Read More...
  • Three NEC faculty members and two alums receive 2021 Jazz Road Creative Residencies Grants

    Christian Wissmuller | November 8, 2021New England Conservatory faculty members Mehmet Ali Sanlıkol, Jason Moran and Nasheet Waits andalumni Jamie Branch and Felipe Salles have each been awarded 2021 Jazz Road Creative Residencies Grants of up to $40,000 from South Arts. These grants are part of Jazz Road’s largest investment in the field to date as part of a national initiative supporting jazz artists. Through Jazz Road Creative Residencies, 52 artists are […] Read More...
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