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EDUCATION April 22, 2014

NJPAC And Montclair State University Launch New All-Female Jazz Education Residency For Summer 2014

NJPAC And Montclair State University Launch New All-Female Jazz Education Residency For Summer 2014

Grammy-nominated New Jersey Pianist Geri Allen To Serve As Artistic Director New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC), in collaboration with Montclair State University will offer a new, All-Female Jazz Residency as part of NJPAC’s arts education offerings. The residency will be led by Grammy-nominated New Jersey pianist Geri Allen, who will serve as the program’s artistic ...

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EDUCATION April 17, 2014

NJPAC and Montclair State University Launch New All-Female Jazz Education Residency for Summer 2014

NJPAC and Montclair State University Launch New All-Female Jazz Education Residency for Summer 2014

Grammy-Nominated New Jersey Pianist Geri Allen to Serve as Artistic Director New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC), in collaboration with Montclair State University will offer a new, All-Female Jazz Residency as part of NJPAC’s arts education offerings. The residency will be led by Grammy-nominated New Jersey pianist Geri Allen, who will serve as the program’s artistic ...

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EDUCATION April 17, 2014

Philadelphia Jazz Guitar Legend Chuck Anderson Launches Online Program To Teach Jazz Guitarists Worldwide

Philadelphia Jazz Guitar Legend Chuck Anderson Launches Online Program To Teach Jazz Guitarists Worldwide

Jazz Guitarist, Composer and Master Teacher Chuck Anderson has launched a new online jazz guitar program for jazz guitar students worldwide. Currently, Anderson, who has been called a jazz prodigy and master jazz guitarist, mentors jazz guitar students who come from four states surrounding his suburban jny: Philadelphia studio to study jazz guitar with him. A ...

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EDUCATION April 15, 2014

NJPAC's Brick City Jazz Orchestra debuts in Newark's Branch Brook Park

Music blossomed in Newark when the Brick City Jazz Orchestra made its premiere under blue skies. With the opening notes of Kenny Dorham’s “Blue Bossa,” NJPAC’s Brick City Jazz Orchestra heralded its official debut in Newark’s Branch Brook Park. The sun was hot, but the student musicians were the epitome of cool. The park’s famed cherry ...

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EDUCATION April 11, 2014

New York Jazz Academy Summer Jazz Intensives, Nyc Music Camps For Adults And Teens, Now Enrolling

New York Jazz Academy Summer Jazz Intensives, Nyc Music Camps For Adults And Teens, Now Enrolling

MAKE THIS SUMMER YOUR HOTTEST YET NEW YORK, NY: New York City’s acclaimed music school, New York Jazz Academy, is offering affordable Summer Jazz Intensives to adults and teens who can make it to their exciting new space on the Upper West Side of Manhattan. New York Jazz Academy, recently featured on NBC’s Today in New ...

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EDUCATION April 9, 2014

Placido Domingo Awarded Honorary Doctorate

Renowned tenor and international conductor Placido Domingo was awarded an honorary doctor of music degree by Berklee College of Music at its campus in Valencia, Spain on Friday. The event took place at the Teatro Martín i Soler of the Palau de les Arts and was attended by local government officials and dignitaries and Berklee’s Valencia ...

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EDUCATION April 8, 2014

Berklee's Valencia Campus Opens Applications For Its Summer Programs And Launches New Summer Study Abroad

Berklee College of Music has opened the application process for this year’s summer programs to be held at its Valencia campus in the Palau de les Arts Reina Sofia in Spain. This year, Berklee presents a six-week Summer Study Abroad program for the first time, giving undergraduate students from Berklee and other international music institutions the ...

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EDUCATION March 11, 2014

Jazz Band Masterclass Celebrates 10 Years Of Jazz Education

Jazz Band Masterclass Celebrates 10 Years Of Jazz Education

Annapolis, MD – This is the tenth anniversary year for Jazz Band Masterclass, a unique jazz education program for adults launched by internationally respected saxophonist, composer and educator Jeff Antoniuk. Begun in the back room of 49 West Coffeehouse in Annapolis, the program has steadily expanded through economic ups and downs, providing jazz enrichment to hundreds ...

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EDUCATION February 25, 2014

Music, Mind and Meaning - The Case for the Science of Music

Music, Mind and Meaning - The Case for the Science of Music

By Diana Hereld of Pathways in Music. Photos by Will Kirk. Recently, at the Music, Mind and Meaning conference at the Peabody Institute at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, one reception conversation was the ever-laden research debate between performers, theorists and scientists. While many consider it their duty as scientists to push the cognitive and neurological ...

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EDUCATION February 17, 2014

Guitar Legend Robben Ford Announces Guitar Dojo Camp with Sonny Landreth

Guitar Legend Robben Ford Announces Guitar Dojo Camp with Sonny Landreth

Few guitarists have simultaneously shattered the boundaries of blues guitar with the eloquence and melodic invention of Robben Ford and slide guitar visionary Sonny Landreth. From August 4 – 8, 2014, at the elegantly rustic Full Moon Resort in the Catskill Forest Preserve (about 30 miles west of Woodstock, N.Y.), enthusiasts and guitarists of all skill ...

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