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  • A Reminder from the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation: Music Relief Fund Deadlines Approaching

    Frank Hammel | March 30, 2021The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation is currently accepting applications for the Jazz & Heritage Music Relief Fund. Musicians and Music Industry Workers are welcome to apply. The deadline for musicians to apply is Wednesday, March 31. The deadline for industry workers to apply is Tuesday, April 6th. Questions about the Music Relief Fund […] Read More...
  • The Brooklyn Rooftop Series Presents Philip Harper on April 9

    Frank Hammel | March 30, 2021On Friday, April 9 from 7:30pm at 14B Rooftop Lounge – 14B 53rd Street Brooklyn, jazz impresario Michael Brovkine (Founder of Made in New York Jazz) is hosting an early return to the post-Covid concert world with this live set from trumpeter Philip Harder accompanied by his band: Jonathan Beshay (saxophone), Miki Yamanaka (piano), Dishan […] Read More...
  • Charleston Jazz Orchestra Season 13 Continues with World of Jazz Events in Mid-April

    Frank Hammel | March 29, 2021World Of Jazz: A Global Experience is scheduled for the Firefly Distillery at Friday, April 16, 2021 at 6PM; and also for Charleston Music Hall on Saturday, April 17, 2021 at 5PM and 8PM. There also will be a virtual (on demand) performance starting May 1, 2021. More details from Charleston Jazz Orchestra (www.charlestonjazz.com): CHARLESTON, […] Read More...
  • Blues Alley Announces Monday Night Jazz Series in April

    Frank Hammel | March 27, 2021Noting that April is “Jazz Guitar Month,” Washington, DC-based Blues Alley announced its lineup for Monday night performances on April 5, 12, 19 and 26. All performances begin 8 pm Eastern. Blues Alley also offers a “Master Class” each night at 7:30. April 5 – Dave Chappell feat. Dan Hovey April 12 – Dave Chappell […] Read More...
  • Virginia Arts Festival’s 2021 Virginia International Tattoo Set for June 3-6 at New Outdoor Venue

    Frank Hammel | March 26, 2021NORFOLK, VA – Virginia Arts Festival’s 2021 Virginia International Tattoo is set for new dates (June 3-6) and a new outdoor venue (Kornblau Field at Old Dominion University’s S.B. Ballard Stadium in Norfolk, VA). More details from the Virginia Arts Festival (www.vafest.org): For more than two decades, the Virginia Arts Festival’s Virginia International Tattoo has […] Read More...
  • New Hal Leonard Music Technology Title Called Essential for Music Educators

    Frank Hammel | March 25, 2021Music Technology 101 book/video provides the basics of music production for technology labs or home studios MILWAUKEE, 3.25.21—Many of today’s music educators are also tasked with teaching their students about technology, an essential component for today’s musicians for sure, but something that the educators themselves might not have been educated in! The new Hal Leonard […] Read More...
  • Healdsburg Jazz Presents The Count Basie Orchestra: 85 Years and Still Swingin’! by Scotty Barnhart

    Frank Hammel | March 24, 2021Healdsburg Jazz will present Scotty Barnhart: The Count Basie Orchestra – 85 Years And Still Swingin’! as a Zoom presentation on Sunday, March 28, 5 pm – 7 pm (Pacific Time), 8-10 pm Eastern, with special guests Clarence Banks and Will Matthews. The virtual event will be hosted by Marcus Shelby. More details from Healdsburg […] Read More...
  • Stetson University Selects Pianist Washington García as First Latin-American Dean of the School of Music

    Frank Hammel | March 24, 2021After conducting a nationwide search, Stetson University has appointed Washington García, DMA, as the next dean of its School of Music. García is the DeLand, FL-based university’s first Latin-American dean. His appointment begins on July 12. Read More...
  • The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation Reopens Music Relief Fund Application for Music Industry Workers, Apply by April 6

    Frank Hammel | March 24, 2021The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation is now accepting applications from music industry workers for the Jazz & Heritage Music Relief Fund. More details from The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation (www.jazzandheritage.org):  New Orleans, La. (March 24, 2021) — The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation, the non-profit organization that owns the New […] Read More...
  • Charleston Jazz Announces Art of Jazz Series June 23, July 21 and Aug. 25

    Frank Hammel | March 22, 2021Charleston Jazz noted that its Art of Jazz Series, presented in partnership with the Gibbes Museum of Art and sponsored in part by Monster Music and Movies, will include three concerts this summer, on June 23, July 21 and Aug. 25. Read More...
  • Vocal Jazz Summit 2021 Set for March 27-28

    Frank Hammel | March 19, 2021Virginia Beach, VA-based Zeiders American Dream Theater (The Z) in Town Center, under the leadership of Artistic Director Bart Kuebler and Executive Director Terry Flint, will present the Vocal Jazz Summit March 27-28. The annual conference is artistically led by Alexis Cole and produced by Elizabeth Terrell. Read More...
  • NEC to Celebrate Ran Blake’s 85th Birthday from March 22-24

    Frank Hammel | March 19, 2021New England Conservatory’s Department of Contemporary Improvisation will celebrate Chair Emeritus Ran Blake with Portrait of Ran Blake: Celebrating 85 Years from Monday, March 22 to Wednesday, March 24, 2021. The streaming events will include interviews on March 22 and 23 and a concert March 24. Read More...
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