Subscribe now for free! JAZZed. CLICK HERE to signup now!

News

  • Photographer Michael Weintrob Announces New Book, ‘Instrumenthead: Revealed’ & Free Livestream Concert Series

    Christian Wissmuller | July 8, 2021“This is where musicians’ heads are really at,” says photographer Michael Weintrob, who for his 2017 book Instrumenthead, photographed 369 musicians with their signature instruments covering their heads, for some of the most unusual portraits in modern music.  The book won the Independent Book Publisher’s Award for Most Outstanding Design.   On June 22, Weintrob […] Read More...
  • Announcing the 2021-2022 JEN Board of Directors

    Christian Wissmuller | July 7, 2021OFFICERS Sean Jones, President Lonnie Davis, President-elect Ashley Shabankareh, Vice President Todd Stoll, Immediate Past President Dustin Rohrer, Treasurer David Kauffman, Secretary/NAfME Liaison BOARD MEMBERS Robert Breithaupt Roxy Coss José Diaz Doug DuBoff Tim Fellow Tia Fuller Laura Gentry Ayn Inserto Johnaye Kendrick Mary Jo Papich Trineice Robinson-Martin Pharez Whitted The Jazz Education Network would […] Read More...
  • DC JazzFest Adds D-Nice to 2021 Lineup

    Christian Wissmuller | July 6, 2021The DC Jazz Festival (DCJF) today announced DJ D-Nice will host a special dance party to conclude the DC JazzFest at The Wharf on September 5, 2021. DCJF’s signature event, DC JazzFest at The Wharf will take place September 4-5, over Labor Day Weekend, as a hybrid of in-person and livestreamed performances in front of a global audience. […] Read More...
  • Tom Scott and Kirk Whalum Choose New JodyJazz HR* CUSTOM DARK Soprano 

    Christian Wissmuller | July 6, 2021Tom Scott and Kirk Whalum, two of the most influential and widely recorded saxophonists of all time, recently switched over to the new JodyJazz HR* CUSTOM DARK Soprano mouthpiece. The latest addition to JodyJazz’s extremely popular HR* CUSTOM DARK line of premium hard rubber mouthpieces, Tom and Kirk were enticed by their beautiful, vintage, dark […] Read More...
  • JodyJazz Appoints Schaefers as Product Specialist for Rousseau & Chedeville Brands 

    Christian Wissmuller | July 6, 2021World-famous mouthpiece manufacturer JodyJazz, Inc. has announced that Tyler Schaefers has joined the company in the role of Product Specialist for the Rousseau and Chedeville Brands. Schaefers has a Masters Degree in Saxophone Performance from Illinois State University. In addition to his skill on the Saxophone he is also an accomplished Classical Clarinet player.  “Upon […] Read More...
  • Charlestown Jazz Academy Jazz Combo Summer Camp

    Christian Wissmuller | July 6, 2021Spaces are still available for a one-week jazz combo camp July 12-16, 2021 led by Charleston Jazz Orchestra member GAVIN SMITH.  For students grade 7 and up. ADDITIONAL CAMP INSTRUCTORS Ken Foberg – Trombone Kevin Patton – Sax Tyler Sim – Piano Bryan Motte – Guitar Josh Hoover – Drums INFO + REGISTRATION: Jazz Combo […] Read More...
  • Jacksonville Jazz Piano Competition Application Closing Soon!

    Christian Wissmuller | July 1, 2021Applications for the Jacksonville Jazz Festival Piano Competition presented by Keyboard Connection – The Piano Place are now being accepted. The competition, hosted by the City of Jacksonville Division of Sports and Entertainment, will be held on Wednesday, September 29, 2021 at The Florida Theatre in Jacksonville, FL. Five finalists, chosen through “blind” judging, will compete for the honor […] Read More...
  • DCJazzPrix International Band Competition Finals Set for Sept. 5, Tickets Available

    Frank Hammel | June 25, 2021DC Jazz Festival® (DCJF) is proud to announce the three bands selected as Finalists for the 2021 DCJazzPrix™ International Band Competition. The finalists are the Giveton Gelin Quintet, Camilla George, and Dayramir Gonzalez & Habana enTRANCé. The DCJazzPrix Finals will take place on Sunday, September 5, at Union Stage as part of the 17th Annual DC JazzFest.  Tickets will be available for purchase starting today Friday, June 25th, for $15 […] Read More...
  • DC Jazz Festival Announces DCJazzPrix Finalists

    Frank Hammel | June 24, 2021WASHINGTON D.C. – June 24, 2021 — The DC Jazz Festival® (DCJF) today announced the three bands selected as the 2021 DCJazzPrix™ Finalists, all of whom will perform Sunday, September 5, 2021 during the DCJazzPrix Finals at Union Stage, part of the 17th Annual DC JazzFest. Tickets will be available for purchase starting Friday, June 25th for $15 in advance and for $20 the day-of-show, with standing […] Read More...
  • Detroit Jazz Festival Plans for In-Person Audiences Sept. 3-6

    Frank Hammel | June 24, 2021DETROIT – The Detroit Jazz Festival presented by Rocket Mortgage unveiled plans for a return to in-person audiences at the annual Labor Day weekend event. The plans call for limited COVID-19 safety precautions and a revised festival footprint including three stages located in the downtown Hart Plaza and Campus Martius areas. More details from the […] Read More...
The Latest News and Gear in Your Inbox - Sign Up Today!