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Jimmy Cobb

Jimmy Cobb, Legendary Jazz Drummer Dies At 91

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Jimmy Cobb was the drummer for Miles David’s transformational jazz album “Kind of Blue.”READ MORE

#TheNewGig

Jazz Foundation of America to Hold #TheNewGig Concert for Musician's Fund

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Jazz Foundation of America (JFA) will sponsor #TheNewGig, an online benefit concert on May 14.to aid musicians affected by COVID-19.READ MORE

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Soothe Yourself with Jazz Music New Releases

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Get these five new releases of jazz music on Amazon.READ MORE

LEE KONITZ

Jazz Saxophonist Lee Konitz Dies from Coronavirus

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Lee Konitz, one of the most celebrated jazz saxophonists around the country passed away yesterday due complications caused by COVID-19. He was 92 years old.READ MORE

Ellis Marsalis, 85

Jazz Legend Ellis Marsalis, 85, Dies of Coronavirus

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Jazz legend Ellis Marsalis dies at age 85 after battling coronavirus, according to his son.READ MORE

Virtual Jazz

International Jazz Day 2020 Cancels Live Performances, Organizers Plan a Virtual Event

Buzz 10:42AM EDT

Due to the recent pandemic, the International Jazz Day organizers suggested virtual live performances from artists in order to pursue the event without having to gather a large crowd.READ MORE

Q-Tip

Q-Tip To Teach Jazz, Hip-Hop Course At NYU

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Q-Tip and Ashley Kahn are confirmed to teach at the New York University this fall. The two music experts will educate students about the intersections between jazz and hip-hop.READ MORE

Live Jazz at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago Embodies ‘The Freedom Principle’ Exhibit

Live Jazz at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago Embodies ‘The Freedom Principle' Exhibit

Genres 12:16PM EDT

In conjunction with the art exhibit 'The Freedom Principle,' the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago is presenting an impressive lineup of jazz performances, premieres and multimedia events.READ MORE

Third Street Music School

Fred Hersch, My Coma Dreams, The Boston Globe, Herschel Garfein, The Village Vanguard

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The nation’s oldest community music school, Third Street Music School Settlement, will be celebrating its 120th anniversary with a special annual holiday concert at New York University’s Skirball Center for the Performing Arts.READ MORE

Jazz World to Fans: Quit Hating on Satirists, from Django Gold's 'Sonny Rollins: In His Own Words' to Pop Culture

Jazz World to Fans: Quit Hating on Satirists, from Django Gold's 'Sonny Rollins: In His Own Words' to Pop Culture

Tour Journals 09:52AM EDT

Jazz music to jazz fans oft seems irreproachable, especially in the context of the most recent Sonny Rollins article by Django Gold in The New Yorker. The article, "Sonny Rollins: In His Own Words" wasn't side-splittingly funny, just a mild stab at the jazz heavyweight. And yet, fans of the Rollins man were inept at lightening up.READ MORE

Highlights: Chicago Jazz Festival at Millennium Park Features Sun Ra Arkestra, Cécile McLorin Salvant, Terence Blanchard and More

Highlights: Chicago Jazz Festival at Millennium Park Features Sun Ra Arkestra, Cécile McLorin Salvant, Terence Blanchard and More

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The 2014 Chicago Jazz Festival runs from August 28-31 at Millennium Park and the Chicago Cultural Center. Headliners include Terence Blanchard, Rufus Reid, Gary Burton, Dave Holland, Cécile McLorin Salvant and the Sun Ra Arkestra.READ MORE

Spanish Harlem Orchestra

Spanish Harlem Orchestra: ArtistShare CD Crowdfunding Is Their Only Hope To Continue Project

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The Spanish Harlem Orchestra (SHO) is a Salsa and Latin Jazz orchestral band that was formed Oscar Hernández. They regularly release CDs to spread their art, but this year they must either raise enough money through crowdfunding for the project or forego it entirely.READ MORE

Now With 100% More Jazz: BBC Young Musician 2014 Names Category Finalists

Now With 100% More Jazz: BBC Young Musician 2014 Names Category Finalists

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Stay tuned to Classicalite, as the 2014 Jazz Award finalists will be announced in early February.READ MORE

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