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  • Timeless Communications Divests of MI/Education Trade Magazines

    Frank Hammel | June 24, 2021Industry Publishing Veteran Mike Lawson’s artistpro, LLC acquires Musical Merchandise Review (MMR), School Band & Orchestra (SBO), Choral Director, and JAZZed Magazines. MMR Editor of Two Decades Christian Wissmuller Continues as Executive Editor Terry Lowe, of Timeless Communications Corp. (TCC) – a Nevada corporation – announced on June 23, 2021 that longtime music industry publisher and current […] Read More...
  • Digital Glasgow Jazz Festival Set for June 18-20

    Frank Hammel | June 17, 2021The Glasgow Jazz Festival is set for June 18-20, 2021, with a lineup of online performances that includes Ryan Quigley’s Homeland Sextet, the Fergus McCreadie Trio, the Laura MacDonald Quartet, Corto.Alto, Georgia Cecile, Mama Terra featuring Cafolla & Wiszniewski, Christine Bovill Prime Trio, Noushy Quartet featuring Anoushka Nanguy, Animal Society, Mark Robb, Nick Peacock, Rebecca […] Read More...
  • Applications Now Open for the Jacksonville Jazz Festival Piano Competition

    Frank Hammel | June 15, 2021Applications for the Jacksonville Jazz Festival Piano Competition presented by Keyboard Connection – The Piano Place are now being accepted. More details from the Jacksonville Jazz Festival (www.jacksonvillejazzfest.com): 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, […] Read More...
  • Swing Into Summer with Jazz At Lincoln Center

    Frank Hammel | June 15, 2021Jazz at Lincoln Center swings into summer with more than a dozen live outdoor concerts throughout New York City, and education programs online. More details from Jazz at Lincoln Center (www.jazz.org): The organization’s summer outdoor concert series kicks off on June 17 as the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis opens SummerStage in […] Read More...
  • Hal Leonard Launches New, Expanded ArrangeMe Sheet Music Self-Publishing Platform

    Frank Hammel | June 15, 2021Hal Leonard announced the launch on June 15 of a fully updated and expanded version of its sheet music self-publishing platform, ArrangeMe. This free service is designed to provide independent songwriters, composers and arrangers with licensing, distribution and sales solutions. More details from Hal Leonard (www.halleonard.com): Hal Leonard, the world’s largest provider of music publications […] Read More...
  • Jazz Appreciation Month Webinar Viewed on YouTube 500,000+ Times since Late April

    Frank Hammel | June 14, 20212021 marked the 10th time that the month of April was designated Jazz Appreciation Month. As part of that, the Herbie Hancock Institute of Jazz and the U.S. Department of Education organized a webinar and workshop to discuss jazz as an art form. Since the video of the webinar was posted on YouTube in late […] Read More...
  • Brooklyn Rooftop Series Presents Kenny Barron, Lenny White and Buster Williams on June 17

    Frank Hammel | June 10, 2021Michael Brovkine’s Brooklyn Rooftop Series continues on June 17 with performances by pianist Kenny Barron, drummer Lenny White and bassist Buster Williams. More details from Brooklyn Rooftop Series: Honored by The National Endowment for the Arts as a 2010 Jazz Master, Kenny Barron has an unmatched ability to mesmerize audiences with his elegant playing, sensitive […] Read More...
  • Monterey Jazz Festival to be Held Sept. 24-26, 2021

    Frank Hammel | June 9, 2021After more than 18 months of quiet, there will be live jazz music once again at the Monterey County Fairgrounds. More details from Monterey Jazz Festival (www.montereyjazzfestival.com): “After such a challenging year, we can’t wait to reunite the jazz community in Monterey and to celebrate our resilience,” said Colleen Bailey, Executive Director. The Monterey Jazz […] Read More...
  • Herbie Hancock, Others Create Video to Teach Kindergarteners about Music

    Frank Hammel | June 9, 2021Herbie Hancock teamed up with animators at Atomic Kid Studios, the Young Academic Research Group (YAM) at the Touro Graduate School of Education in New York City to release the first in a series of animated videos showcasing innovative methods for teaching kindergarteners about music. Read More...
  • NAMM Announces Webinar on Potential Impact of Lacey Act on Imported Instruments

    Frank Hammel | June 9, 2021NAMM hosted a webinar discussing the possible impact of Lacey Act import declarations on imported musical instruments including drums, clarinets, flutes and piccolos. The new regulations are set to go into effect on July 1. Read More...
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