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Jazz4Justice and School Partnerships Are a Case Of “Win/Win”

Jazz4Justice and School Partnerships Are a Case Of “Win/Win” by Ed Weiner, Jim Carroll, Antonio Garcia & Shannon Gunn Jazz4Justice – you’ve heard the name. What’s it all about? Jazz4Justice is a 501(c)3 non-profit that creates partnerships between the law community and Universities to convert a regularly scheduled concert into a fundraiser. More than just […]

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Only In the Bronx: The Maxine Sullivan Women in Jazz Series

Only In the Bronx: The Maxine Sullivan Women in Jazz Series by Elena Martínez Along with jazz musician/2018 JEN LeJENds of Latin Jazz Award Honoree Bobby Sanabria, I am the Co-Artistic Director of the Bronx Music Heritage Center (BMHC). It is located in Morrisania, just a few blocks east of Crotona Park.  What many people don’t […]

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Dealing With Weird Instrumentation and Improving Improvisation…It’s Real Easy!

Dealing With Weird Instrumentation and Improving Improvisation…It’s Real Easy! by Steve Wiest When I have the honor of taking part in a middle school, high school or university jazz festival as an adjudicator, I am presented with an all-too-common list of perplexing situations: Big Bands with bizarre instrumentation (REALLY bizarre!) Virtuoso charts that are WAY […]

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Getting Inside the Mind of an International Jazz Promoter

Getting Inside the Mind of an International Jazz Promoter by Matt Fripp Whether you’re an artist manager/booking agent (like me), or an independent jazz musician, ‘getting gigs’ is usually pretty high on your list of priorities. As part of an ongoing quest to book more (and better) gigs, I surveyed 43 international jazz club and […]

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JEN Conference Preview: Instrumental Performances for Everyone

JEN Conference Preview: Instrumental Performances for Everyone by Dr. David Fodor The upcoming JEN conference from January 3-6, 2018 in Dallas, Texas is packed with instrumental performances and jam sessions that you won’t want to miss. There are over fifty instrumental performances to see and hear!   Evening Concerts will present memorable capstone performances for […]

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