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  • 2021 DC JazzFest Meet-The-Artist Interview Series Schedule Announced

    Christian Wissmuller | August 20, 2021The 2021 DC JazzFest will feature the fan-favorite Meet-The-Artist interviews where attendees will have the opportunity to hear directly from this year’s performers in an interactive and educational environment. Meet-The-Artist interviews are designed to provide DCJF audiences with artist insights off the bandstand, presenting unique opportunities to learn about these creative people beyond their performances. These […] Read More...
  • New England Conservatory’s Pioneering Jazz Studies and Contemporary Improvisation Departments Present Fall 2021 Season

    Christian Wissmuller | August 19, 2021New England Conservatory’s internationally renowned Jazz Studies and Contemporary Improvisation (CI) Departments announce their 2021 fall season with an array of concerts featuring NEC students performing with faculty and guest artists. Highlights include the NEC Jazz Orchestra with special guest composer/pianist Arturo O’Farrill; Grow Your Art, a music business residency and concert with composer/vocalist and […] Read More...
  • Judges Announced for 2021 International Songwriting Competition

    Christian Wissmuller | August 19, 2021The International Songwriting Competition (ISC) is proud to announce its 2021 panel of judges that includes iconic artists Coldplay, Hozier, George Thorogood, Bebe Rexha, Tom Waits, Christian Scott, Linkin Park, Jeremiah Fraites (The Lumineers), Trevor Daniels, Metro Boomin, and many more. Also included are record label executives from many of the top major and indie record […] Read More...
  • The Show Must Go On: Gator’s Instrument Bell Covers and Masks Protect Musicians and Singers from Any Unwanted Show Stoppers

    Mike Lawson | August 12, 2021In its commitment to protect musicians, bands, singers, music educators, and students, Gator designed instrument and face mask solutions that follow recommendations from the NFHS’ (National Federation of State High Schools) performing arts aerosol study. “We wanted to be very thorough and thoughtful in our research and development, so we connected directly with NFHS on their scientific studies to […] Read More...
  • 2021 DC JazzFest Will Feature Tribute to the Legendary Andrew White

    Christian Wissmuller | August 11, 2021DC Jazz Festival will pay homage to the late DC and global jazz legend Andrew White through a tribute concert that will take place during the 2021 DC JazzFest. The concert will occur at the Westminster Presbyterian Church on Thursday, September 2nd, and features a star-studded lineup of performers including the Grammy-nominated pianist and Blackbyrds […] Read More...
  • Hal Leonard Serves Over 5,000 Teachers with First-Ever Virtual Music Education Summit

    Mike Lawson | August 10, 2021          Hal Leonard has just completed its first-ever virtual music education summit, focusing on looking forward to returning and rebuilding school music programs this fall. The event included two days of presentations from a diverse group of experts in the field discussing a wide range of student-centered topics, including social-emotional learning, equity, […] Read More...
  • The Gilmore to Partner with Newly Founded John Stites Jazz Artist Organization

    Christian Wissmuller | August 10, 2021  The Gilmore, the presenter of the biennial Gilmore International Piano Festival and prestigious Gilmore Artist Award, is partnering with the newly launched John Stites Jazz Artist Organization to bring internationally-renowned jazz musicians to perform at Gilmore-presented events. The concerts will be presented in memory of Kalamazoo recording engineer, John Stites. Beginning in 2022, the […] Read More...
  • 41st Festival International de Jazz De Montréal

    Christian Wissmuller | August 10, 2021Festival International de Jazz de Montréal presented by TD Bank Group in collaboration with Rio Tinto is thrilled to share some much-anticipated news: The return of jazz to the Place des Festivals! From September 15 to 19, the Festival will present its 41st edition on two large outdoor stages installed in the heart of the Quartier des Spectacles. Several renowned artists will thrill the […] Read More...
  • Acclaimed Saxophonist/Flautist and Educator David Liebman Joins JAZZed as Editor

    Christian Wissmuller | August 8, 2021JAZZed is excited to announce that NEA Jazz Master (2011) and Grammy nominee David Liebman has come on board as editor of the magazine. For nearly five decades, Liebman has been one of the most vital voices in jazz culture, playing with both the Miles Davis and Elvin Jones Groups, leading or co-leading groups on […] Read More...
  • Broadway Comes to Charlestown – CHSJAZZ Style!

    Christian Wissmuller | August 4, 2021Get your tickets and take your seats as the curtain opens onto your CJO’s Jazz on Broadway starring Manny Houston. The neon lights will be shining bright as Manny Houston and your CJO bring Broadway to the Charleston Music Hall stage. There will be magic in the air as we give our regards to Broadway. This performance […] Read More...
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