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2015 Jazz Palette Composition Contest Winners Announced

2015 Jazz Palette Composition Contest Winners Announced

The American Jazz Museum is proud to present the winning compositions from our Jazz Palette composition contest in a special performance by the Hermon Mehari Quintet in the Blue Room, Monday, April 20, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. “The opportunity to combine another public program such as this type of event with our current exhibition in the ...

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Former New England Conservatory President Gunther Schuller To Receive 2015 Edward MacDowell Medal

Former New England Conservatory President Gunther Schuller To Receive 2015 Edward MacDowell Medal

NEC to honor Schuller’s 90th birthday with activities & Jordan Hall Concert on November 19 Former New England Conservatory President, composer, conductor, author, publisher, historian, record producer, virtuoso hornist, educator and polymath, Gunther Schuller has been selected to receive the 2015 Edward MacDowell Medal. Schuller will receive the medal on Sunday, August 9th at The MacDowell ...

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Berklee Honors Puerto Rico Heineken JazzFest Producer Luis Alvarez With George Wein Impresario Award At The Festival’s 25th Anniversary

Berklee Honors Puerto Rico Heineken JazzFest Producer Luis Alvarez With George Wein Impresario Award At The Festivalâs 25th Anniversary

Berklee College of Music will present Luis Alvarez, vice president of Mendez & Company, Inc., and executive producer of the Puerto Rico Heineken JazzFest, with the George Wein Impresario Award at the festival’s 25th anniversary on March 29. Named after Newport Jazz Festival founder Wein, the award recognizes individuals who bring music to life through their ...

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Managers Think Tank Forms To Advise New Grammy Creators Alliance

Managers Think Tank Forms To Advise New Grammy Creators Alliance

The Recording Academy has formed a Managers Think Tank to advise the new GRAMMY Creators Alliance on issues pertaining the the music creator community.  With issues such as the Songwriters Equity Act back in front of Congress, a unified voice is incredibly important in effectively communicating the need for change and the importance of creating a ...

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2015 Is Year Of John Coltrane: 50th Anniversary Of" A Love Supreme," A New Documentary, And Grammy Win For Offering

2015 Is Year Of John Coltrane:  50th Anniversary Of" A Love Supreme," A New Documentary,  And Grammy Win For Offering

MUSIC HISTORIAN ASHLEY KAHN WINS BEST ALBUM NOTES GRAMMY FOR HIS ESSAY ON OFFERING: LIVE AT TEMPLE UNIVERSITY (RESONANCE/IMPULSE!) Exactly fifty years after John Coltrane’s most successful year of his career—when in 1965 he achieved a best-selling album with A Love Supreme, earned two Grammy nominations and was inducted into Down Beat magazine’s prestigious Hall of ...

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Report From the Grammys

Report From the Grammys

Jim Eigo of Jazz Promo Services sent along an email yesterday summing up what he saw and heard at the Grammys last Sunday. He flew out to jny: Los Angeles to represent several Grammy nominees, and he took his two kids, Agnes, 16, and Jamie, 19. I asked Jim if he'd mind if I shared his ...

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Indie Artist Clean House At 57th Annual GRAMMYS

Indie Artist Clean House At 57th Annual GRAMMYS

Indie artists took home GRAMMY awards in key categories on Sunday including Best Dance/Electronic Album, Best Country Duo/Group Performance, Best Country Song & Best Alternative Music Album. The American Association of Independent Music (A2IM) issued a formal “Congratulations" to their member labels giving a nod to the phenomenal work coming from the Independent Music sector in ...

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Grammy Celebration Continues For George Wein & Festival Artists

Grammy Celebration Continues For George Wein & Festival Artists

Newport Festivals Foundation, Inc. Celebrates GRAMMY Awards for Festival Impresario George Wein and Several Newport Jazz Festival Artists NEWPORT, RI – The Newport Festivals Foundation, Inc. continues the celebration of its Chairman, George Wein, who received the Trustees Award at the 57th Annual GRAMMY ceremonies in jny: Los Angeles on February 7 and 8. The Special ...

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The Most SoundHound'ed Moments Of The GRAMMYs 2015

The Most SoundHound'ed Moments Of The GRAMMYs 2015

SoundHound, Inc., a leading innovator in Sound Recognition and Search Technology, watched more than just the GRAMMYs last night—they watched their users interact and react to the award show. Unlike Shazam, SoundHound has a portfolio of technology that recognizes natural language and allows for the searching and identification of music through live performances. Taking a look ...

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Grammy Winners 2015 - Jazz

Grammy Winners 2015 - Jazz

31. Best Improvised Jazz Solo The Eye Of The Hurricane
Kenny Barron, soloist
Track from: Gerry Gibbs Thrasher Dream Trio (Gerry Gibbs Thrasher Dream Trio)
Label: Whaling City Sound Fingerprints
Chick Corea, soloist
Track from: Trilogy (Chick Corea Trio)
Label: Concord Jazz You & ...


 

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