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  • New Nichols Works Premiered at Jazz Composers Collective Fest

    Jazzed Magazine | November 14, 2012The Jazz Composers Collective Festival, held at New York’s Jazz Standard last week, premiered five never-recorded works of legendary composer Herbie Nichols, who died in 1963. Read More...
  • Lincoln Center’s ‘American Songbook’ Expands for 2013

    Jazzed Magazine | November 14, 2012Now in its 15th season, Lincoln Center’s acclaimed series American Songbook will expand its scope and offer two series that celebrate the best in American singing and songwriting. Read More...
  • Jazz Foundation Calls for Donations for Hurricane Sandy Relief

    Jazzed Magazine | November 14, 2012In a message to all members and fans in the jazz community, the longtime advocacy group Jazz Foundation wrote: “It’s so much worse than one might have imagined. Aside from the most obvious need of water, warmth, food and money, hundreds of musicians have lost gigs because of Sandy. Clubs are closed, and musicians haven’t […] Read More...
  • NAMM Foundation Launches 2013 Best Communities Survey

    Jazzed Magazine | November 14, 2012The NAMM Foundation will kick off the highly regarded Best Communities for Music Education survey during the upcoming SupportMusic teleconference and webinar Thursday. Read More...
  • Hammond B3 Organ Film On the Way

    Jazzed Magazine | October 19, 2012A new film entitled “Killer B3” is currently in post-production, promising a vast collection of footage and interviews with notable B3 performers, including the late, legendary Jimmy Smith, credited with first incorporating the instrument into live music clubs in the ‘50s. from the church to the club in the 1950s. Read More...
  • Jazz for Kids Program Hits 10 Years

    Jazzed Magazine | October 19, 2012New York jazz club the Jazz Standard is beginning its tenth season of the popular “Jazz for Kids” Sunday series this year. The season kicked off with a concert by the Jazz Standard Youth Orchestra with guitarist Howard Paul and vocalist Paul Jost. Read More...
  • Los Angeles Jazz Society to Honor Wayne Shorter at Annual Jazz Tribute Awards and Concert

    Jazzed Magazine | October 19, 2012Jazz saxophonist and composer Wayne Shorter will play with members of the Thelonious Monk Institute at this Los Angeles Jazz Society tribute awards show this Sunday honoring Shorter and others for their musical accomplishments. Read More...
  • New Woody Herman Documentary Set for Release

    Jazzed Magazine | October 19, 2012The Graham Carter-produced and directed documentary Woody Herman – Blue Flame, is set for DVD release on November 13. Read More...
  • NEC Continues Contemporary Improv Anniversary with ‘Brando Noir’ Program

    Jazzed Magazine | October 19, 2012As part of their ongoing celebration of the 40th anniversary of the New England Conservatory’s Contemporary Improvisation program, Influential pianist and composer Ran Blake and co-producer Aaron Hartley present their annual film and music concert on Monday, October 29. Read More...
  • Influential Bop Trombonist Eddie Bert, 1922-2012

    Jazzed Magazine | October 4, 2012Pioneering bebop trombonist Eddie Bert passed away on September 28 at the age of 90. Read More...
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