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  • Charleston Jazz Presents Eye of the Beholder – Music of Chick Corea

    Christian Wissmuller | July 12, 2022On August 20, 2022, several prominent jazz pianists will have the freedom to create their own arrangements and perform them with the Charleston Jazz Orchestra.  The setlist will celebrate and honor the music of Chick Corea.  The featured artists include: Gerald Gregory, Abdiel Iriarte, Demetrius Doctor, and Arshak Sirunyan. As a pianist of incomparable skill, […] Read More...
  • NEC’s Contemporary Musical Arts Announces 50th Anniversary Season

    Christian Wissmuller | June 30, 2022“Begun under the fiercely adventurous Gunther Schuller as an extension of his ‘Third Stream’ ethos – essentially an initiative to blend jazz and classical music – the program has evolved into one of the most versatile in all of music education. In its existence, it’s gone from musical curiosity to an honored incubator for musicians […] Read More...
  • John Heard Tribute: Master Jazz Musician and Artist

    Christian Wissmuller | June 29, 2022THE 222 is a new live performance and event space located in Healdsburg, California (70 miles north of San Francisco.) On Saturday, June 25, 2022 at 7:00 PM, THE 222 will present a very special evening in honor of the late, world-renowned jazz bassist and visual artist, John Heard (July 3, 1938 – December 8, 2021.) The heartfelt tribute will include a multi-media slide […] Read More...
  • DC Jazz Festival Adds Ron Carter and Mambo Legends Orchestra to 2022 Lineup!

    Christian Wissmuller | June 29, 2022The DC Jazz Festival (DCJF) has announced the addition of NEA Jazz Master Ron Carter, Latin All-Stars The Mambo Legends Orchestra, and international artists Chien Chien Lu (Taiwan) and Larnell Lewis (Canada) to the DC JazzFest lineup. The 18th Annual DC JazzFest takes place August 31 through September 4 with DC JazzFest at The Wharf on September 3-4, over Labor Day Weekend. Tickets for the DC JazzFest at The Wharf […] Read More...
  • Berklee Institute of Jazz and Gender Justice and Ucross Announce Partnership

    Christian Wissmuller | June 29, 2022The Berklee Institute of Jazz and Gender Justice and Ucross have announced a joint music fellowship intended to promote equity in the jazz field. The inaugural award will be presented this fall to Shamie Royston, an acclaimed pianist from Denver, Colorado. Made possible through the vision and leadership of Ucross trustee Kate Schutt B.M. ’03, who studied […] Read More...
  • ‘Make Music Day’ Announces Updated Schedule for 40th Anniversary Celebration on Tuesday, June 21

    Christian Wissmuller | June 15, 2022Make Music Day, the worldwide festival of music held annually on the summer solstice, has announced its updated schedule of unique, exciting and culturally diverse events for its 40th anniversary celebration and full in-person return on June 21. Encompassing more than 5,000 free outdoor concerts, performances, music lessons and jam sessions nationwide, the daylong musical […] Read More...
  • Alfred Music and MakeMusic Provide Ukrainian Suzuki Students Access to Suzuki Titles

    Christian Wissmuller | June 15, 2022MakeMusic, makers of SmartMusic, and Alfred Music, in conjunction with The International Suzuki Association, are proud to have come together to provide access to popular Suzuki titles to teachers and students who are displaced due to the war in Ukraine. One way to access these Suzuki titles will be via SmartMusic’s online platform. This platform […] Read More...
  • Music for All Names Castillo Board Member

    Christian Wissmuller | June 15, 2022Douglas Pileri, chairman of the Board of Directors of Music for All, has announced that Andeliz Castillo has been elected to the organization’s Board of Directors. Castillo is currently the President of Neviz Strategies LLC, a professional consulting firm offering services in personnel development/coaching, business operations support, and minority engagement and communications. “Our CEO Jeremy […] Read More...
  • Filmmaker, Poet, Musician Fella Cederbaum Receives IndieFEST Humanitarian Award

    Christian Wissmuller | June 3, 2022Sometimes a passionate and talented artist has exactly the right voice for a specific moment in time. That’s the case with Fella Cederbaum. Through her art, the filmmaker, poet and musician communicates a magical blend of wisdom and comfort, offering a healing balm in this troubling and often confusing era. Multimedia artist Cederbaum is the […] Read More...
  • DC Jazz Festival Announces 2022 DCJazzPrix Finalists

    Christian Wissmuller | May 26, 2022The DC Jazz Festival® (DCJF) is excited to announce the three bands chosen as the Finalists for the 2022 DCJazzPrix™ international jazz band competition, all of whom will perform Saturday, September 3, 2022 during the DCJazzPrix Finals at Union Stage, part of the 18th Annual DC JazzFest. The finalists are: AKUA ALLRICH & THE TRIBE (Upper Marlboro, MD): Led by DC-born vocalist Akua Allrich, the band […] Read More...
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