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September 1, 2016

2016 September
President’s Letter

Takin’ Care of Business By Caleb Chapman A few years back I had the opportunity to perform at an event with the legendary musician, Randy Bachman (of Bachman Turner Overdrive) on one of his hits, “Takin’ Care of Business”. The song paints the picture of a musician “lying in the sun” and working “at nothing […]

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August 1, 2016

2016 August
President’s Letter

THE POWER OF A NETWORK by Caleb Chapman (JEN President) Over the last few years as I prepared to take on the role of JEN President, I informally questioned members about the most important aspect of JEN for them individually. I wanted to know what it was about their membership that brought them the most […]

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July 1, 2016

2016 July
President’s Message

How I Joined — and Eventually Became President Of — A Wonderful Organization called JEN by Caleb Chapman About seven years ago, after performing at the Puerto Vallarta Jazz Festival in Mexico, I found myself trapped on a whale watching boat for three hours with a woman named Mary Jo Papich. I tried to move to different parts of the […]

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June 1, 2016

2016 June
President’s Letter

“Transitions” Congratulations to everyone – June 1, 2016, is JEN’s 8th birthday!  We have come a long way in a short period and are eager to continue connecting and serving all areas relating to the jazz and jazz education communities. On July 1, 2016, JEN will welcome four new members to the JEN Board, two new […]

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May 1, 2016

2016 May
President’s Letter

Greetings, This month I’d like to address a few items I hope are of interest to you: Conference Submissions, Board Nominations, Officer Selections JEN is in the midst of making our annual major selections in three areas – conference submissions, board nominations and officer selections.  A year ago I shared with you the details of […]

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