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Jason Moran

By LaRhonda Boone Many artists will tell you that their music comes alive, that their songs are made from what is around them or from…

Etienne Charles

Etienne Charles is the Assistant Professor of Jazz Trumpet at Michigan State University. Etienne has received critical acclaim for his exciting performances, thrilling compositions and…

The Girls in the Band

THE GIRLS IN THE BAND tells the story of female jazz and big band musicians and their captivating journey from the late 30s to the…

Marc Cary

Marc Cary┬áhas gained a reputation as one of the most creative pianists of our time, a bandleader with musical interests that encompass jazz, go-go, hip-hop,…

Jaimeo Brown

Jaimeo Brown is emerging as one of the preeminent drummers on the new creative music scene. Comfortable in any setting from jazz club to arena…

Christian McBride Trio

Bassist extraordinaire, composer, arranger, educator, curator and administrator, Christian McBride, has been one of the most important and most omnipresent figures in the jazz world…

Aaron Diehl

Aaron Diehl is a native of Columbus, Ohio and a 2007 graduate of the Juilliard School where his teachers included Kenny Barron, Eric Reed, and…

Dianne Reeves

Dianne Reeves is the pre-eminent jazz vocalist in the world. As a result of her breathtaking virtuosity, improvisational prowess, and unique jazz and R&B stylings,…