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The Nash Reveals $2.5 Million Expansion for Jazz in Downtown Phoenix

The Nash/Jazz in Arizona’s leadership has unveiled plans for an expanded center for jazz in downtown Phoenix, headquartered on Roosevelt Row.

Legendary Count Basie Orchestra And Carmen Bradford Come To Phoenix For Sarah Vaughan Centennial, February 24

Celebrate the Sarah Vaughan Centennial with The Legendary Count Basie Orchestra on Feb 24. Don't miss this incredible jazz performance!

Chicago's 24th Annual Englewood Jazz Festival Begins September 14

Long an annual tradition, Live the Spirit Residency presents the free 24th Englewood Jazz Festival.

The Legendary Count Basie Orchestra, Champian Fulton Trio, and More to Play Birdland This Month

Birdland Jazz Club and Birdland Theater have announced all jazz programming running May 22 through June 4.

Big Chief Donald Harrison Quartet, Jared Schonig Big Band, and More to Play Birdland This Month

Birdland Jazz Club and Birdland Theater have announced jazz programming running May 15 through May 28.

Applications Now Open For 2023 Emerging Black Composers Project

The San Francisco Conservatory of Music (SFCM), in partnership with the San Francisco Symphony, announced that applications are now open for the third annual Emerging Black Composers Project (EBCP).

Music Institute to Present Tammy McCann in YES, MAHALIA! in October

Music Institute of Chicago Artist-in-Residence and Chicago jazz favorite Tammy McCann will return to Nichols Concert Hall, 1490 Chicago Avenue, Evanston, on Saturday, October 29 at 7:30 p.m. with Yes, Mahalia!, a homage to gospel pioneer and Chicago legend Mahalia Jackson.

JALC Announces 27th Annual Essentially Ellington Competition Winners

Jazz at Lincoln Center today announced the three top-placing high school jazz bands in the nation and more than 35 other individual and section awards in the prestigious 27th Annual Essentially Ellington High School Jazz Band Competition & Festival at Frederick P. Rose Hall, home of Jazz at Lincoln Center and the hallmark program for the largest jazz education network in the world. Grounded in the nonprofit JALC's 34-year history of educational excellence in jazz, Essentially Ellington has fostered the talent and appreciation for jazz music in over one million young musicians.

Grand Teton Music Festival Announces 2022 Season

The Grand Teton Music Festival has announced its 61st season, led by Music Director Sir Donald Runnicles, July 3 to August 27, 2022. The 2022 Festival features an opera initiative, a new Sunday afternoon piano recital series showcasing virtuosic pianists, robust orchestral offerings, the continuation of the Gateway Series and more.

GERSHWIN TOP 20 CELEBRATIONS Announced at The Amaturo Theater of Broward Center

South Florida's local, legendary Dean of the University of Miami's Frost School of Music, American Steinway Piano artist Shelly Berg is a staid and steady hand for our New Year rendition of “Gershwin Top 20 Celebration.” Don't miss the Shelly Berg Trio LIVE at The Amaturo Theater of Broward Center for the Performing Arts on January 12, 2022.

SFCM and SFS Announce Call For Second Annual Emerging Black Composers Project

The San Francisco Conservatory of Music (SFCM), in partnership with the San Francisco Symphony and the SFCM President's Advisory Council on Equity and Inclusion, announced today that applications are now open for the second annual Emerging Black Composers Project (EBCP).

Hyuna Park Trio, Ben Paterson Quartet and More Announced at Birdland Jazz in September

Birdland Jazz Club and Birdland Theater has announced its upcoming jazz programming, running September 6 through September 19.

Trevor Weston Selected as Winner of First Annual Emerging Black Composers Project

The San Francisco Conservatory of Music, in partnership with the San Francisco Symphony, and the SFCM President's Advisory Council on Equity and Inclusion, announced today that Trevor Weston will receive the first commission of the annual Emerging Black Composers Project.

Lion City Youth Jazz Festival 2021 Presents its Finale Concert: The Count and The Duke

The Lion City Youth Jazz Festival (LCYJF) was launched in 2017, with the aim of helping local youth musicians grow in depth and skill, and to welcome new musicians to join the burgeoning jazz scene in Singapore.

San Francisco Conservatory of Music Extends Application Deadline for Emerging Black Composers Project

The San Francisco Conservatory of Music (SFCM), in partnership with the San Francisco Symphony (SFS) and SFCM President’s Advisory Council on Equity and Inclusion, has extended the deadline for application to its newly created Emerging Black Composers Project to February 1, 2021.

San Francisco Conservatory of Music and San Francisco Symphony Announce The Emerging Black Composers Project

The San Francisco Conservatory of Music and San Francisco Symphony are partnering for a major new initiative, The Emerging Black Composers Project, which will commission ten new works over the next ten years. Developed in partnership with the SFCM President's Advisory Council on Equity and Inclusion, the project will spotlight new music from early-career Black American composers.  

Brenda Nicole Moorer Brings Together 20 Atlanta Artists for Genre-Bending Jazz Project

Atlanta based singer and songwriter, Brenda Nicole Moorer, gathers 20 millennial artists to create and explore the next generation of jazz through a new lens. The resulting project is a 10 song concept genre bending jazz album entitled MARROW.

Saxophonist Joshua Redman Joins San Francisco Conservatory Of Music As Artistic Director Of Roots, Jazz, and American Music

On Tuesday night, viewers of San Francisco Conservatory of Music's live Tiny Dorm concert were the first to hear that acclaimed saxophonist Joshua Redman will join SFCM as Artistic Director of Roots, Jazz, and American Music.

The Soraya Has Suspended Upcoming Events

A Message has been released from Thor Steingraber, Executive Director - The Soraya. 

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