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  • NJPAC Announces Lucia Gutierrez Rebolloso Winner of Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal Competition

    Christian Wissmuller | November 30, 2022At a star-studded, sold-out performance held yesterday afternoon on the NJPAC stage, Lucía Gutiérrez Rebolloso was announced the winner of the 11th Annual Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal Competition. Hosted by WBGO Radio’s Gary Walker, “The SASSY Awards” featured performances by the competitions top five finalists as well as special appearances by previous winners Tawanda Suessbrich-Joaquim and Gabrielle Cavassa. Recipient of a $5,000 cash award and […] Read More...
  • Elon University Seeks Assistant Professor or Lecturer of Jazz Studies

    Christian Wissmuller | November 16, 2022Elon University invites applications for a full-time faculty position in Jazz Studies at the rank of Assistant Professor(tenure-track; doctorate required) beginning August 2023. The Department of Music seeks a vibrant colleague with ademonstrated record of excellence in teaching in jazz education at the undergraduate and/or secondary level. Theposition’s primary responsibilities will be to direct the […] Read More...
  • ‘2022: A Fifty-Year ARP Odyssey’ Synthposium

    Christian Wissmuller | November 9, 2022The Alan R. Pearlman Foundation presented the “2022: A Fifty-Year ARP Odyssey” Synthposium, a hybrid in-person and virtual event and fundraiser, on November 5th at 10AM EST at the David Friend Recital Hall in Boston MA, and hosted by The Berklee College of Music’s Electronic Production and Design Department. The event was also streamed on […] Read More...
  • Berklee NYC Power Station Studios Turn to Allen & Heath for Monitoring

    Christian Wissmuller | November 9, 2022The historic Power Station recording studios in New York City have been host to many legendary artists, such as Paul Simon, Bruce Springsteen, Tony Bennett, Lady Gaga, and David Bowie (to name a few). As part of a recent partnership with the renowned Berklee College of Music in 2017, the studios underwent a major renovation […] Read More...
  • National Library of Norway Releases Thousands of Intimate Photographs of Jazz Greats

    Christian Wissmuller | November 8, 2022The Norwegian music journalist Randi Hultin (1926–2000) opened her home to many of the great jazz legends. She documented her life in the company of artists such as John Coltrane, Sonny Rollins and Count Basie in the form of tens of thousands of photographs – pictures which are now held in the National Library of […] Read More...
  • The Symphonic Jazz Orchestra Celebrates 20th Year

    Christian Wissmuller | October 31, 2022The 68-member Symphonic Jazz Orchestra (SJO), led by music director Mitch Glickman, celebrated its 20th anniversary with a gala concert held Sept. 18th 2022 at the Carpenter Performing Arts Center in Long Beach, CA following a two-year hiatus due to the Covid 19 pandemic.  Presented in partnership with KJazz 88.1 FM, the evening was hosted […] Read More...
  • Dr. Marie McCarthy of University of Michigan Presented NAfME Senior Researcher Award

    Christian Wissmuller | October 31, 2022The National Association for Music Education (NAfME) is pleased to present Marie McCarthy, Professor of Music Education at University of Michigan, as the eighteenth recipient of the NAfME Senior Researcher Award. The award, from the NAfME Society for Research in Music Education (SRME), recognizes significant, long-term scholarship in music education. It will be presented to […] Read More...
  • National Association for Music Education Launches Fiscal Year—and School Year—with Renewed Advocacy Efforts and Coalition-Building

    Christian Wissmuller | October 24, 2022This fall, the National Association for Music Education (NAfME) welcomed several new members to the Music Education Policy Roundtable (hereafter, the Roundtable), a public policy coalition consisting of more than 40 organizations that advocates for a high-quality music education for all students. “We are very excited to have new voices come to the table and […] Read More...
  • Historic Jazz Music Awards Celebrates the Spirit of Jazz

    Christian Wissmuller | October 24, 2022It was a historic night of enlightenment, emotion, and of course, inspired Jazz performances at the inaugural Jazz Music Awards: Celebrating The Spirit of Jazz, held on Saturday, October 22, 2022, at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre in Atlanta, Georgia. The first full-scale awards ceremony devoted to celebrating Jazz music and the artists who […] Read More...
  • Next Jazz Legacy Embarks on Second Year of Mentoring the Next Generation of Emerging Women & Non-Binary Musicians

    Christian Wissmuller | October 18, 2022Only 20% of artists nominated in jazz categories for the 2022 GRAMMYs were women. Next Jazz Legacy, a program created by New Music USA and the Berklee Institute of Jazz and Gender Justice, addresses this imbalance by upholding gender and racial justice as its guiding principles, and increasing opportunities for underserved talent. Co-founded by GRAMMY-winning […] Read More...
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