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Brubeck Summer Jazz Colony Goes International: 28 High School Musicians From Around World Part Of Expanded Program

The 2014 summer jazz scene has a decidedly international feel. High school jazz musicians from the United Kingdom and Australia will join American counterparts in the Sierra Nevada to hone their skills through rigorous musical instruction and perform two public concerts during the 2014 Brubeck Summer Jazz Colony to be held Aug. 3-8 in Incline Village, ...

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Berklee College Of Music Group Travels To Kenya For Cultural Exchange

A group of Berklee College of Music students, faculty and staff will participate in a cultural exchange program in Kenya from June 18 to July 7, where they will teach and perform Western music; and learn about traditional Kenyan music, instruments, dance, and culture. This is the third annual volunteer trip to Kenya sponsored by local ...

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Maryland Summer Jazz Festival Announces Tenth Year Anniversary Season

Maryland Summer Jazz Festival Announces  Tenth Year Anniversary Season

Rockville, MD: For ten years, the Maryland Summer Jazz camp and concerts have been rocking the rafters at St. Mark Presbyterian Church in Rockville in late July. Workshops help adult jazz musicians improve their chops and learn performing skills. Public concerts delight area jazz fans and summer tourists. At the heart of the program is the ...

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Just Launched: Pro Student Horn

Just Launched: Pro Student Horn

PROJECT: Pro Student Horn Many young players can’t afford to own top professional instruments, which can cost thousands of dollars. Instead they end up buying inexpensive student horns that do not play well. It’s a shame some students, because of their economic situation, can’t play a good quality horn. I am excited to launch “Project: Pro ...

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New York Jazz Workshop Helps Boğaziçi University In Turkey Celebrate Its 150th Anniversary!

Expertly lead by renowned jazz educators and performers, the New York Jazz Workshop School of Music helps musicians of varying skill levels gain unmatched jazz knowledge and develop professional techniques through weekly workshops, performances, summer intensive programs, and more. This summer, the faculty and staff of the New York Jazz Workshop has been selected by Boğaziçi ...

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Music Industry Leadership 101 is Latest Educational Initiative from Usher's New Look

This week Usher's New Look nonprofit officially announced their new “Music Industry Leadership 101" program for high school students. It's currently being piloted in a number of schools. Recent news coverage gives a nice sense of how the program will both introduce kids to career paths in the music industry and connect what they're learning to ...

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Jazz Arts Group Announces Winner Of Hank Marr High School Jazz Award

Columbus, OH - The Jazz Arts Group of Columbus (JAG) has announced its winner of the 2014 Hank Marr High School Jazz Award. This award demonstrates excellence in musicianship and performance amongst Ohio’s young students of jazz. Eight extremely talented high school students auditioned for the $500 cash award and the chance to perform with the ...

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Usdan Center May 19 Final Open House For 2014; Full Jazz Program

Usdan Center for the Creative and Performing Arts, the nationally acclaimed summer arts day camp, announces several new programs for its 2014, 47th season: Musical Theater Dance and Musical Theater Audition Workshop, both for grades 7- 12; and Sewing and Fashion Production, for grades 4-12. The Center, whose alumni include Natalie Portman, Mariah Carey and Jane ...

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Fourplay Guitarist Chuck Loeb Offers Personalized Online Lessons At The ArtistWorks Jazz Guitar School

Fourplay Guitarist Chuck Loeb Offers Personalized Online Lessons At The ArtistWorks Jazz Guitar School

NAPA, CA –Grammy Award nominated jazz guitarist Chuck Loeb is the latest marquee artist to bring his teaching mastery to ArtistWorks.com, a first-of-its-kind online music and art campus that provides members with personalized interaction with acclaimed musicians and artists. Tens of thousands of members in nearly 100 countries have improved their playing within ArtistWorks’ unique online ...

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Creative Music Studio's Spring Workshop June 9-13

Creative Music Studio's Spring Workshop June 9-13

The Creative Music Studio continues its resurgence, offering two four- day workshops in 2014 at the well-appointed Full Moon Resort in Big Indian, NY. Master musicians/educators Joe Lovano, Henry Threadgill, Tyshawn Sorey, Marilyn Crispell, Peter Apfelbaum, Judi Silvano, and Warren Smith will join CMS Artistic Directors Karl Berger and Ingrid Sertso as Guiding Artists for the ...


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