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SFJAZZ High School All Stars Alumni Aaron Bahr Wins First Hut Foundation Alumni Commission Award

SFJAZZ High School All-Stars Alumnus and trumpeter Aaron Bahr received the first HUT Foundation Alumni Commission Award. Bahr’s composition “Kenny’s Song” won the award along with a $1,000 check presented to him by saxophonist Ravi Coltrane at the SFJAZZ Center on Sunday, December 14 during the organization’s weeklong A Love Supreme 50th Anniversary celebration. In Spring ...

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Entertainment Lawyer Joel Katz Joins Berklee College Of Music Board Of Trustees

Berklee College of Music has named Joel Katz, a leader in the field of entertainment law, to its board of trustees. Katz is former Chairman of the American Bar Association’s Entertainment & Sports Law Section. His clients are some of the world’s most well-known entertainers, producers, record labels, concert promoters and Fortune 500 companies, including Kenny ...

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The Grammy Museum At L.a. Live And Berklee College Of Music Announce Affiliate Partnership

The GRAMMY Museum at L.A. LIVE announced that Berklee College of Music has been named an official university affiliate, giving Berklee access to GRAMMY Museum content for educational purposes, curriculum resources, research programs, internship opportunities, professional development seminars, collaborative marketing and promotions, project- based learning and more. “With the GRAMMY Museum’s university affiliate program, we’re inviting ...

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Music Education Monday: Electronic Music History, and a Clark Terry Master Class

This week for Music Ed Monday, we've got some resources on the history of electronic music, and a video master class with a jazz trumpet great...  Electronic music may seem like the most futuristic genre of them all, but it's been around for more than a century. To learn more about what's gone before, start with ...

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Wynton Marsalis Leads Juilliard’s Jazz Program

Wynton Marsalis Leads Juilliardâs Jazz Program

By Peter Monaghan Wynton Marsalis, the trumpeter, has a new role that is likely to expand his influence on the direction and public perception of jazz: director of the jazz-studies program at Juilliard School of Music. In July Mr. Marsalis replaced Carl Allen, a drummer, as leader of the program at his alma mater. His appointment ...

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Google Brings Music-Focused Youtube+ Workshops to Nashville

Google is planning a series of free, open workshops for folks in Nashville. They'll be focusing on music and helping those who haven't embraced the Google empire do so with a greater likelihood of success. For most participants YouTube will be the big area of interest but Google will also provide experts covering such areas as ...

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Celebrated Jazz Vocalist, Al Jarreau, To Share His Craft With Young Artists

Celebrated Jazz Vocalist, Al Jarreau, To Share His Craft With Young Artists

This October, up-and-coming vocalists from three jny: Philadelphia high schools will experience an infusion of artistic excellence and mentorship during a three-day master class with jazz great, Al Jarreau, thanks to the work of The Mann Center for the Performing Arts. From October 14 to 16, Jarreau and three teaching artists, including Marc Johnson, Michal Beckman ...

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Kirill Gerstein To Teach At Berklee College Of Music And The Boston Conservatory - First Joint Appointment For The Two Institutions

Classical pianist Kirill Gerstein will teach at two of Boston’s prestigious music schools – Berklee College of Music, his alma mater, and The Boston Conservatory. Mr. Gerstein is artist-in-residence in the Piano Department at Berklee and a member of the piano and chamber music faculty at The Boston Conservatory. This is the first joint appointment between ...


 

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