Bradley Jazz Collective to perform benefit brunch for Mountain Top Aug. 8

JACKSON — The Bradley Jazz Collective will be performing in the garden at the Wildcat Inn & Tavern on Sunday, Aug. 8. Brunch and music will benefit Mountain Top Music Center. This mid-summer delight will be hosted by the tavern’s general manager Stu Dunlop. The  Bradley Jazz Collective features Craig Bryan on percussion, Al Hospers [...]

Organizers of Jazz Along Welton event hope to boost business in Five Points

DENVER — Organizers of the Jazz Along Welton are offering free pedicab rides from the convention center to their event in hopes of getting people to explore Five Points this weekend. The live music event coincides with All-Star Weekend activities leading up to Tuesday’s MLB All-Star Game. "There are other communities like Five Points that [...]

Teaching Students about Visual and Performing Arts of the Harlem Renaissance

Recently, a new collaborative formed that is focused on working with 11th grade history teachers and their students to provide immersive lessons on the Harlem Renaissance and the role that visual and performing arts played. The collaborative is a partnership between Columbia's Connecting Youth Initiative, AAADS' Mellon Foundation Artist in Residence Program, and the Urban Assembly School for Performing Arts in West Harlem. On [...]

Jazz St. Louis stages audience comeback with 2021-22 season of shows

Manhattan Transfer Yellowjackets   Poncho Sanchez   Roosevelt Collier   Sara Gazarek Kevin C. Johnson After livestreaming for most of the pandemic, Jazz St. Louis is set to welcome audience members back inside Jazz at the Bistro and the Harold & Dorothy Steward Center for Jazz. “It’s going to be great seeing the place come [...]

Learning A Thing Or Two About Jazz With Lecturer Vincent Chandler

Southfield (CW50) – Vincent Chandler is native Detroiter, who was a protégé in Detroit’s jazz scene during one of jazz music’s peaks in the city. He studied under some of Detroit’s most influential jazz musicians and is now passing on what he has learned as a lecturer in jazz studies, trombone, at Wayne State University. [...]

Porch jazz sessions bring dancing to Kerrytown

Ann Arbor is never entirely quiet. But of the many sounds you hear drifting through the city, those of a band with a bossa nova feel often aren’t among them. And yet, on a slightly chilly Saturday afternoon, a group of around 40 people and I found ourselves masked up and spread out, sprawled all [...]

Student Musicians Explore the Recording Process

This process transcends rehearsing and recording to the level of distributing music on a broad scale. These musicians can share their work with family, friends, and potential colleagues beyond inviting them to attend an event. Harms’ personal favorite part of buying an album has always been flipping through the album booklet to glimpse what life [...]

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