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Nashville College Students Get Credit For Bonnaroo

Nashville College Students Get Credit For Bonnaroo

Some of the attendees at this weekend’s Bonnaroo music fest in Manchester, Tenn., will be getting college credit for attending. Students from Nashville’s Belmont University are on their way to nearby Manchester as part of the “Belmont at Bonnaroo” program, which provides academic immersion into festival culture while providing students hands-on experience and relevant music research. ...

Study With World Renowned Guitarist/Composer Dean Brown Via Skype

Study With World Renowned Guitarist/Composer Dean Brown Via Skype

​Dean Brown’s music defies boundaries to combine Rock, Latin, Jazz, Funk, and Fusion into a joyful, soulful, dynamic and intense groove. He is well known in the global jazz/fusion scene for his powerful virtuosic rhythm guitar work and his passionate melodic soloing. Those who have seen and heard Dean perform are immediately pulled in by the ...

Guitarist Bobby Broom Joins Faculty At Northern Illinois University School Of Music, Plans Live Recording With His Group The Organi-sation

Guitarist Bobby Broom Joins Faculty At Northern Illinois University School Of Music, Plans Live Recording With His Group The Organi-sation

Renowned jazz guitarist Bobby Broom has been appointed assistant professor of music in the Northern Illinois University School of Music. He will teach jazz guitar and improvisation in the school’s nationally recognized Jazz Studies Program. “I’m thrilled and honored to assume this position at Northern Illinois University,” Broom said. “I’m looking forward to sharing with my ...

Music Industry How To Helps Jazz Singers And Songwriters With New Comprehensive Guide

Music Industry How To Helps Jazz Singers And Songwriters With New Comprehensive Guide

Music industry authority blog Music Industry How To recently revised their songwriting article, turning it into a thorough and comprehensive guide for aspiring jazz songwriters and jazz singers. This guide touches on the fundamentals of how a song is structured and created, the lyric writing process, collaboration, using songwriting apps and more. It also features a ...

Walter Smith III Joins Berklee As Chair Of The Woodwind Department

Walter Smith III Joins Berklee As Chair Of The Woodwind Department

Berklee has named saxophonist Walter Smith III as chair of the Woodwind Department. Smith, a Berklee alumnus who recently released his fifth album as a leader, is widely recognized as an accomplished performer and composer, and an inspired educator. Smith takes up the position on May 1. “Bill Pierce has left a strong legacy of excellence ...

7 Organizations Committed To The Evolution Of Music Education

7 Organizations Committed To The Evolution Of Music Education

As with so much of the music industry, the world of music education is constantly growing and evolving to challenge the status quo. Here we look at seven different organizations that changing who people take on music education for the better. Guest post by Jeremy Young of Soundfly's Flypaper It’s no secret that here at Soundfly, we’re passionate ...

Keith Jarrett’s Famed Composition “last Solo Final Impromptu” Launches The Frost School Of Music’s New Teaching Video Series Frost Music Masters

Keith Jarrett’s Famed Composition “last Solo Final Impromptu”  Launches The Frost School Of Music’s New Teaching Video Series  Frost Music Masters

The Frost School of Music at the University of Miami is proud to announce the launch of a new video series Frost Music Masters. This exciting project explores intricate musical conundrums, featuring members of our award-winning Frost School of Music faculty, giving tips and showing techniques for those wanting to take on challenging works.     ...

How To Get More Jazz Gigs: The Step-By-Step Video Course Helping You Book More Gigs In 2019

How To Get More Jazz Gigs: The Step-By-Step Video Course Helping You Book More Gigs In 2019

If you're a gigging jazz musician but aren't getting booked at the clubs & festivals you'd like to be playing at, some help is available for 2019... Wherever you're at right now in your career, How To Get More Jazz Gigs is a step-by-step video course designed to help you do this by showing you simple ...

Guitar Legend Scott Henderson Offers 10-Week Course Teaching Basic Steps To Improvisation And General Organization On The Guitar

Guitar Legend Scott Henderson Offers 10-Week Course Teaching Basic Steps To Improvisation And General Organization On The Guitar

Legendary guitarist Scott Henderson will take you through the basic steps to improvisation and general organization on the guitar. Over 10 weeks, you’ll learn to use scales and their modes, chord tones, rhythmic ideas, motifs, and chord voicings, all with the focus on musicianship and artistry. Hi Friends, I’m happy to announce that I’m teaching an ...

Library of Congress Acquires Archive of Jazz Great Billy Strayhorn

Library of Congress Acquires Archive of Jazz Great Billy Strayhorn

The Library of Congress announced today that it has acquired the original manuscripts documenting the work of composer, arranger and pianist Billy Strayhorn. An important star in the jazz firmament, Strayhorn was the source of much of the sound of the Duke Ellington Orchestra. He worked with Ellington for nearly 30 years, writing or collaborating on ...