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  • Herbie Hancock Institute of Jazz and UCLA Announce Incoming Herbie Hancock Institute of Jazz Performance at UCLA Class of 2023

    Christian Wissmuller | October 27, 2021Eight extraordinary young jazz musicians have been selected for the Herbie Hancock Institute of Jazz Performance at UCLA, Class of 2023 starting this fall. Each will attain a Master of Music in Jazz Performance degree from The UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music, one of the nation’s top music schools, after completing this intensive, two-year […] 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...
  • Virtual Master Class with Herbie Hancock & U.S. Education Secretary Miguel Cardona Set for April 13

    Frank Hammel | April 7, 2021WASHINGTON, DC – The Herbie Hancock Institute of Jazz, in conjunction with the U.S. Department of Education, will present a virtual peer-to-peer jazz informance on Tuesday, April 13 at 1:00 pm Eastern Time featuring this year’s edition of the Institute’s National Peer-to-Peer All-Star Jazz Septet. Hosted by U.S. Secretary of Education Dr. Miguel Cardona and […] Read More...
  • Esperanza Spalding Wins Smithsonian Magazine’s Ingenuity Award

    Jazzed Magazine | December 6, 2012Bassist, vocalist, composer and bandleader Esperanza Spalding has won a Smithsonian Magazine American Ingenuity Award in the category of performing arts. Read More...
  • Romain Collin

    Jazzed Magazine | May 30, 2012Visionary pianist and composer Romain Collin shares his current playlist choices... Read More...
  • November 2010

    Jazzed Magazine | November 19, 2010Next Generation Jazz Festival Now Accepting Applications The Monterey Jazz Festival’s 7th Annual Next Generation Jazz Festival will feature some of the nation’s most talented middle school, high school, conglomerate, and college jazz musicians and vocalists. The Next Generation Jazz Festival will take place in Monterey, Calif., April 1 – 3, 2011. The competition is […] Read More...
  • Amina Figarova

    Jazzed Magazine | September 24, 2010Amina Figarova has been earning recognition not only as a captivating pianist, but also as, “among the most important composers to come into jazz in the new millennium” (Thomas Conrad, JazzTimes). A native of Baku, Azerbijan, Figarova studied classical piano before switching to jazz after a 1988 trip to the Moscow Jazz Festival. She then […] Read More...
  • Jeff Lorber

    Jazzed Magazine | July 9, 2010A key figure in fusion and contemporary jazz for over 30 years, keyboardist/composer Jeff Lorber draws upon his background in RB, rock, and other idioms to create a musical voice that’s distinctly his own. With the Jeff Lorber Fusion, he toured the world in the ’80s and scored a Best RB Instrumental Grammy nomination for […] Read More...
  • Ali Jackson

    Jazzed Magazine | March 24, 2010A prodigious talent since childhood, Ali Jackson is one of jazz’s premier drummers, as well as a leading advocate of jazz/music education. A long list of credits includes performances and recordings with the likes of Aretha Franklin, George Benson, Wynton Marsalis, Joshua Redmond, and many others. Currently the drummer for the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra, […] Read More...
  • Spryo Gyra

    Jazzed Magazine | September 5, 2007Since the mid-#149;70s, Spryo Gyra’s infectious and danceable take on pop-jazz has made them one of the more successful practitioners of the genre. Skillfully incorporating aspects of RB, rock, and Caribbean music into their sound, the band’s music is lively, infectious, and (significantly) very accessible albums such as Morning Dance, Freetime, and In Modern Times […] Read More...
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