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  • 6th Annual Jazz Educators Network Conference Feature Herbie Hancock

    Jan 12, 15 by Ricky Richardson Leave a comment

    *San Diego – The 6th Annual Jazz Educators Network Conference was scheduled from January 7-10, 2015. This annual showcase of all things jazz was held at the beautiful Manchester Grand Hyatt, in sunny San Diego. The theme for this year’s conference is “Outreach” Sharing The Gift of Jazz.” There was something for each and every jazz fan, […]

  • Timothy Bloom: Ain’t No Stoppin’ Him Now (Video)

    Jan 4, 15 by Al-Lateef Farmer Leave a comment

    *In physics, the kinetic energy of an object is the energy that it possesses due to its motion. Timothy Bloom is moving fast on a rainy day in New York City; he’s moving between interviews and performances, between expectations and realism and his energy moves through the bodies of those within an earshot of his […]

  • Jazz Enthusiasts will Gather in San Diego for JEN Conference

    Dec 21, 14 by Ricky Richardson Leave a comment

    *San Diego – Thousands of jazz enthusiasts from the global community are gathering in San Diego, for the 6th Annual Jazz Education Network/JEN Conference. The conference will be held on January 7-10, 2015, at the Manchester Grand Hyatt. Attendees at this year’s conference can look forward to 77 live performances by professional, student and community […]

  • President Bill Clinton Awarded at Star Studded Gala

    Nov 15, 14 by LaRita "Jazzy Rita" Shelby Leave a comment

    *The music is monk and jazz is king!  That is the resounding take away from the events hosted by the Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz last weekend in Los Angeles.  On Sunday, November 9, 2014 President Bill Clinton received the Maria Fisher Founder’s Award for his contributions to the preservation of jazz around the world. Monk […]

  • Herbie Hancock Memoir Due This Fall

    May 8, 14 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment

    *Herbie Hancock’s memoir is scheduled to hit the streets this fall. Publisher Viking announced Thursday that the Grammy-winning musician’s book, titled “Herbie Hancock: Possibilities,” has a release date of Oct. 28. The memoir will be co-written by Lisa Dickey, who has also worked on books by Jane Lynch and Cissy Houston. A former member of […]

  • Ray Parker, Jr. to Perform During his Hollywood Walk of Fame Ceremony

    Mar 4, 14 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment

    *Ray Parker, Jr. will sing a few of his songs at his Hollywood Walk of Fame. The legendary singer/producer will receive the 2,518th star on famed boulevard. Fellow singer/songwriters Eddie Holland and Bill Withers will officially induct the star on Thursday (March 6. Parker’s star will be next to those of fellow musical greats Herbie […]