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    • JALC Announces 2022 Jack Rudin Jazz Championship

      Jazz at Lincoln Center (JALC) is proud to announce the second annual Jack Rudin Jazz Championship, a two-day invitational competition featuring ensembles from ten of the most well-regarded university jazz programs in the country. For the first time since March 2020, students will perform publicly on the Rose Theater stage for Jazz at Lincoln Center’s […]

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    • Berklee Creates Scholarship Fund in Honor of Recording Legend Al Schmitt

      Berklee has created the Al Schmitt Engineering Scholarship to honor the legacy of multiple Grammy Award–winning recording engineer and producer Al Schmitt. The scholarship was established by the Music Production and Engineering Department (MP&E) with a $50,000 donation from the endowment fund of Wayne Wadhams, a former Berklee faculty member who was instrumental in founding […]

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    • Ohio Music Education Association Seeks New Executive Director and Director of Technology

      The Ohio Music Education Association shares the news that both Roger Hall, Executive Director, and Greg Taylor, Director of Technology, have announced their intention to retire by June 2023. We are immensely grateful for their many decades of service to our organization and for such advance notice, which will allow us to fill their roles […]

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    • 19th Annual Panama Jazz Festival Announced for January 10-15, 2022

      In 2022, Panama Jazz Festival celebrates its nineteenth edition in a hybrid format. After the challenges the festival faced in 2021 they managed to virtually gather more than 170,000 people from 70 different countries. For the 2022 edition, Panama Jazz Festival returns with hopes to see the public, fans, and students come together during the week […]

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    • South Arts Announces 31 Artists Receiving Jazz Road Tours Grants

      Jazz Road, South Arts’ national initiative supporting jazz artists, announces the latest recipients of Jazz Road Tours grants receiving more than $375,000. Through Jazz Road Tours, artists can apply for up to $15,000 to help support touring their work into communities across the country. These latest recipients are added to the growing list of artists […]

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    • JBL Bags’ EON700 Transport & Storage Solutions

      JBL Bags is excited to announce the new JBL EON700 series covers and bags, following the much-anticipated release of the EON700 series Nov.16. The JBL Bags series consists of slipcovers, tote bags and convertible covers for all the new EON700 models.  Whether you want to secure your speaker or conveniently take it on a quick trip, JBL Bags has you covered. JBL Bags is […]

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    • SFJAZZ Launches New SFJAZZ App

      SFJAZZ launches the SFJAZZ App for global audiences to digitally experience the organization’s live concert programming, while directly supporting the artists on stage.  The SFJAZZ App will allow audiences to discover new artists and experience original content, featuring SFJAZZ’s signature multiple-camera HD video and state-of-the-art audio, designed to connect audiences to the music, to the […]

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    • Player Plus Studio Sessions: Powered by Fender – Winners Announced

      In September, Fender Musical Instruments Corporation (FMIC) announced the launch of the Player Plus Studio Sessions: Powered by Fender®. Amidst lockdowns and social distancing, it’s no secret that artists have been struggling for both inspiration and support. Enter Fender. This global program seeks to fulfill the creative aspirations of independent artists around the world by getting […]

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    • KHS America Donates $100,000 in Instruments to Waverly, Tenn. School Bands Following Devastating Flooding

      As recovery efforts in Humphreys County approach the three-month mark following devastating flooding that killed 20 and destroyed hundreds of homes, 22-time GRAMMY Award winner Vince Gill and singer/songwriter Alex Hall were on hand at Waverly Central High School earlier this week to announce an uplifting surprise. As Gill and Hall surprised a Monday morning student assembly with the […]

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    • Luna Guitars Adds Bamboo Parlor Acoustic Electric Guitar to Exotic Woodland Series

      Luna Guitars is pleased to announce the addition of the Bamboo Parlor A/E to the exotic Woodland Series. The guitar features the popular parlor body style; bamboo top, back and sides; and Luna SL3 preamp with tuner and built-in EQ. In addition, the Bamboo Parlor A/E guitar features a mahogany “C”-shape neck with a 20-fret […]

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    • JALC Announces 2022 Jack Rudin Jazz Championship

      Jazz at Lincoln Center (JALC) is proud to announce the second annual Jack Rudin Jazz Championship, a two-day invitational competition featuring ensembles from ten of the most well-regarded university jazz programs in the country. For the first time since March 2020, students will perform publicly on the Rose Theater stage for Jazz at Lincoln Center’s […]

      Read More
    • Berklee Creates Scholarship Fund in Honor of Recording Legend Al Schmitt

      Berklee has created the Al Schmitt Engineering Scholarship to honor the legacy of multiple Grammy Award–winning recording engineer and producer Al Schmitt. The scholarship was established by the Music Production and Engineering Department (MP&E) with a $50,000 donation from the endowment fund of Wayne Wadhams, a former Berklee faculty member who was instrumental in founding […]

      Read More
    • Ohio Music Education Association Seeks New Executive Director and Director of Technology

      The Ohio Music Education Association shares the news that both Roger Hall, Executive Director, and Greg Taylor, Director of Technology, have announced their intention to retire by June 2023. We are immensely grateful for their many decades of service to our organization and for such advance notice, which will allow us to fill their roles […]

      Read More
    • 19th Annual Panama Jazz Festival Announced for January 10-15, 2022

      In 2022, Panama Jazz Festival celebrates its nineteenth edition in a hybrid format. After the challenges the festival faced in 2021 they managed to virtually gather more than 170,000 people from 70 different countries. For the 2022 edition, Panama Jazz Festival returns with hopes to see the public, fans, and students come together during the week […]

      Read More
    • South Arts Announces 31 Artists Receiving Jazz Road Tours Grants

      Jazz Road, South Arts’ national initiative supporting jazz artists, announces the latest recipients of Jazz Road Tours grants receiving more than $375,000. Through Jazz Road Tours, artists can apply for up to $15,000 to help support touring their work into communities across the country. These latest recipients are added to the growing list of artists […]

      Read More
    • SFJAZZ Launches New SFJAZZ App

      SFJAZZ launches the SFJAZZ App for global audiences to digitally experience the organization’s live concert programming, while directly supporting the artists on stage.  The SFJAZZ App will allow audiences to discover new artists and experience original content, featuring SFJAZZ’s signature multiple-camera HD video and state-of-the-art audio, designed to connect audiences to the music, to the […]

      Read More
    • Player Plus Studio Sessions: Powered by Fender – Winners Announced

      In September, Fender Musical Instruments Corporation (FMIC) announced the launch of the Player Plus Studio Sessions: Powered by Fender®. Amidst lockdowns and social distancing, it’s no secret that artists have been struggling for both inspiration and support. Enter Fender. This global program seeks to fulfill the creative aspirations of independent artists around the world by getting […]

      Read More
    • KHS America Donates $100,000 in Instruments to Waverly, Tenn. School Bands Following Devastating Flooding

      As recovery efforts in Humphreys County approach the three-month mark following devastating flooding that killed 20 and destroyed hundreds of homes, 22-time GRAMMY Award winner Vince Gill and singer/songwriter Alex Hall were on hand at Waverly Central High School earlier this week to announce an uplifting surprise. As Gill and Hall surprised a Monday morning student assembly with the […]

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    • Musikmesse 2022: Best of Both Worlds – –A Restart Featuring New Approaches

      After an enforced absence due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Musikmesse team is raring to go again: the traditional sector get-together is scheduled to take place between 29 April and 1 May 2022. A number of Musikmesse spin-offs will be taking place at the same time, some forming part of the supporting programme: the Musikmesse Festival (28 April […]

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    • The Inaugural Jazz Music Awards: Celebrating the Spirit of Jazz is Set for October 2022 in Atlanta

      The inaugural Jazz Music Awards: Celebrating the Spirit of Jazz has announced its awards ceremony, scheduled on Saturday, October 22, 2022, at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre in metro Atlanta, GA. For five decades the premier venue is the home to Broadway shows, ballets, concerts, operas, and more. Presented by Jazz 91.9 WCLK, a […]

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    • JBL Bags’ EON700 Transport & Storage Solutions

      JBL Bags is excited to announce the new JBL EON700 series covers and bags, following the much-anticipated release of the EON700 series Nov.16. The JBL Bags series consists of slipcovers, tote bags and convertible covers for all the new EON700 models.  Whether you want to secure your speaker or conveniently take it on a quick trip, JBL Bags has you covered. JBL Bags is […]

      Read More
    • Luna Guitars Adds Bamboo Parlor Acoustic Electric Guitar to Exotic Woodland Series

      Luna Guitars is pleased to announce the addition of the Bamboo Parlor A/E to the exotic Woodland Series. The guitar features the popular parlor body style; bamboo top, back and sides; and Luna SL3 preamp with tuner and built-in EQ. In addition, the Bamboo Parlor A/E guitar features a mahogany “C”-shape neck with a 20-fret […]

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    • TASCAM Announces the Portacapture X8 High Resolution Adaptive Multi-Recorder

      TASCAM is pleased to announce the debut of the Portacapture X8 High Resolution Adaptive Multi-Recorder. Featuring 192kHz/32-bit float point recording technology, a 3.5 inch color touchscreen display for enhanced operational visibility, large format internal detachable mics to accommodate a variety of recording applications, six setup modes each with instant optimized settings, internal 8-track recording, and […]

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    • Fender Introduces the New Hybrid: Acoustasonic Player Telecaster

        Fender Musical Instruments Corporation (FMIC) recetly continued its expansion of the Acoustasonic® series with the launch of the Acoustasonic® Player Telecaster® guitar. As the latest addition to the line, the Acoustasonic® Player Telecaster® embodies the spirit of ambitious innovation that Fender was built on over 75 years ago. Combining pristine acoustic and electric tones […]

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    • Mapex Celebrates the Late Ralph Peterson with the Release of the Black Panther ‘Onyx’ Snare Drum

      On March 1, 2021, the Jazz community lost the fearless Ralph Peterson Jr. following a six-year battle with cancer. Ralph’s fierce advocacy for maintaining the Blakey-esque hard bop traditions was evident in his drumming and in his life with seemingly unstoppable energy and drive to play, promote, and preserve the language of America’s original improvised […]

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    • Gator Adds New Flute-Piccolo Mask to Instrument Mask and Bell Cover Offerings

      In its continued commitment to protecting musicians, bands, singers, music educators, and students, Gator has released the flute and piccolo mask to help stop the spread of aerosols during performances. All of Gator’s PPE offerings are specifically designed to follow recommendations from the NFHS’ (National Federation of State High Schools) performing arts aerosol study. Gator is the […]

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    • Légère Reeds American Cut for Soprano and Baritone Saxophone PR

      Légère is thrilled to announce the expansion of the American Cut reed range to include soprano and baritone sax. Since the release of the American Cut for alto and tenor saxophones in late 2020 the medium-bright, crisp sounding jazz reed has gone on to become one of our most popular cuts. Like the alto and […]

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    • Mojave Audio Announces the MA-37

      Boutique microphone manufacturer Mojave Audio have announced the latest addition to their family of best-in-class handmade microphones: the MA-37. A modern take on the classic Sony C-37a – a workhorse from the Golden Age of Hollywood recording favored by The Wrecking Crew, Leonard Bernstein, and Mel Blanc – the MA-37 is a high headroom large-diaphragm tube […]

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    • Cort’s KX507 Multi Scale Marks Celebrated Return of Multi-Scale Electric

      Cort Guitars unleashes a tonal beast with the introduction of the seven-string KX507 Multi Scale guitar. Featuring 25.5- to 27-inch multi-scale frets for enhanced playability, new multi-voiced Fishman® electronics, and striking aesthetics, the KX507 Multi Scale offers a multitude of assets for hardcore or extreme players — a combination that earned this model an Editor’s […]

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    • Yamaha Partners with Longtime Artist Wayne Bergeron to Announce New Generation of Custom Jazz Trumpet

      Iconic trumpet player Wayne Bergeron and music industry leader Yamaha have come together to announce the second generation LA model: a new generation of Custom trumpet that delivers exceptional sounds in a broad range of musical styles. Bergeron, one of the world’s most sought-after musicians, explained that “rock-solid intonation, presence of sound at all volumes, […]

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