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Callout for Article Submissions

Jazz Education in Research and Practice, Volume 4
The journal (Jazz, IU Press) explores diverse topics of jazz scholarship and its application to pedagogy, providing a forum for interaction and exchange between researchers and practitioners grounded in scholarship. The editors welcome articles that provide models, resources and effective techniques for the teaching and the learning of the art form.


Submission Deadline: May 1, 2022 (CLOSED)

Callout for Research Presentations

2023 JEN Conference in Orlando, Florida

The research track solicits the submission of original, principled research presentations dealing with topics related to jazz history, pedagogy, industry, and performance practice.  Presentations will run parallel to clinics and performances during the conference. We encourage research that has a direct impact on jazz education and performance. 


Submission Deadline: April 30, 2022 (CLOSED)

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Conference research presentations

Additional Jazz Research Resources

The Jazz Audiences Initiative was a two-year national market study conducted by the Jazz Arts Group of Columbus with support by the Doris Duke Foundation. All findings, summary reports, and data are featured on the JEN website as a resource for insights into audience development and further research initiatives.

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Current Research in Jazz

Hardbop (not refereed)

Journal of Jazz Studies





Have questions? Please contact me!


Dr. Monika Herzig
JEN Research Committee Chair

[email protected]

charlotte lang

Swiss/Dutch saxophonist Charlotte Lang was born in 1996 in Basel and studied the bachelor and master program at the JAZZCAMPUS Basel under the guidance of Domenic Landolf and Daniel Blanc. She is currently studying the Master of Music in Global Jazz at the Berklee College of Music in Boston under the artistic direction of Danilo Pérez. In addition she is part of Terri Lyne Carrington’s Berklee Institute of Jazz and Gender Justice.


From 2015 to 2018, Charlotte she was a member of the Swiss National Youth Jazz Orchestra under the direction of Christian Muthspiel. Since 2020, she became a member of the German National Youth Jazz Orchestra (Bundesjazzorchester Deutschland), under the direction of Niels Klein and Ansgar Striepens. She also plays is the Austrian FJO (Frauen Jazz Orchester→Women Jazz Orchestra of Austria).


In 2021, Charlotte founded her own Quintet the „Charlotte Lang Group“, for what she is composing, arranging and booking. In the fall 2023, her first album will be recorded and hopefully released by a renowned label.


Charlotte plays in the “Swiss Jazz Orchestra” and the “Zurich Jazz Orchestra”, the two professional Big Bands of Switzerland.

Charlotte recently got the unique opportunity to write a monthly blog for the Swiss Jazz & Blues Magazine called JAZZTIME, to tell readers about her time at abroad and specifically her time at Berklee. Her graduate program lasts only until the summer of 2023. She hopes to stay in the United States to enlarge her network and build her musical career.