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Before & After with Warren Wolf

He’s best known as a vibraphonist, but Warren Wolf is also adept at several other instruments, including marimba, piano, and drums. Join us as Wolf takes part in a special Zoom listening session with regular JazzTimes contributor Ashley Kahn that mirrors his instrumental and stylistic diversity. Update: The live event has now ended, but a … Read More “Before & After with Warren Wolf”

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Jazz Congress 2019: Celebrating Randy Weston

With his September 1, 2018 passing, the jazz world lost a singular pianist-composer-bandleader and endless seeker of the African essence of music and spirituality. This panel discusses the unprecedented African Rhythms legacy of NEA Jazz Master Randy Weston. Panelists include T.K. Blue, Gail Boyd, Jacques Muyal, and Min Xiao-Fen. Willard Jenkins (DC Jazz Festival) moderates. … Read More “Jazz Congress 2019: Celebrating Randy Weston”

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Jazz Congress 2019: Making Space for Transgender Voices

Transgender and gender fluid artists participate in an open conversation about acceptance, support, and challenges to diverse voices. Transgender artists have been present in jazz for decades, but has the jazz community evolved in its openness to transgender and gender fluid artists? Jazz Congress listens to and honors their voices and stories. Panelists include Jennifer … Read More “Jazz Congress 2019: Making Space for Transgender Voices”

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Jazz Congress 2019: Jazz in Troubled Times

A frank discussion among panelists Vijay Iyer, Rene Marie, and Arturo O’Farrill about what musicians can communicate in the face of social and political unrest, and how these times affect the course of and context for our culture. Larry Blumenfeld (Wall Street Journal) moderates.

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Jazz Congress 2019: Institutions in Transition, Newport Jazz Festival

Newport Jazz Festival founder George Wein shares the stage with festival producer Jay Sweet and its Artistic Director Christian McBride who discuss leadership transitions, succession planning, and how the brand he established 65 years ago not only endures, but flourishes. Jason Olaine (Jazz at Lincoln Center) moderates. Register for the 2020 Jazz Congress

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Jazz Congress 2019: Electric Miles Revisited

Members of Miles Davis’ ‘70s electric bands talk about the music of that often-overlooked period. Vince Wilburn, Jr. of the Miles Davis Estate introduces panelists Gary Bartz, Michael Henderson, Dave Liebman, Mtume, Wallace Roney and Lenny White. Mark Runffin (Sirius/XM) moderates. Register for the 2020 Jazz Congress

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Jazz Congress: Funding for Jazz in 2019

Revenue sources for jazz are as broad as other art forms and can vary from public funding, foundations, corporations, individuals and earned income support. Funders and organizations talk about effective tactics, tools and practices that organizations have utilized to raise money for jazz. Pamela Butler (Jazz at Lincoln Center) introduces, Sunny Sumter (DC Jazz Festival) moderates … Read More “Jazz Congress: Funding for Jazz in 2019”

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Jazz Congress 2019: Lundvall Visionary Award & Art Blakey Centennial Celebration

The Jazz Congress presents the 2019 Bruce Lundvall Visionary Award to Darlene Chan, a tireless, behind the scenes advocate for so many artists and the music at large.  Also in this video, following the award presentation, members of Art Blakey’s Jazz Messengers gather onstage for a once-in-a-lifetime reunion following the presentation, hosted by Celine Peterson. … Read More “Jazz Congress 2019: Lundvall Visionary Award & Art Blakey Centennial Celebration”

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