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JazzReach Raises Funds at the Blue Note

On May 21, the Blue Note Jazz Club in New York hosted “Reaching Forth,” a benefit for JazzReach Performing Arts and Education Association, Inc. Saxophonist Joe Lovano, guitarist Bill Frisell, bassist John Patitucci and drummer Brian Blade provided the night’s entertainment and were joined throughout the evening by special guests organist Sam Yahel and saxophonist … Read More “JazzReach Raises Funds at the Blue Note”

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KoSA Percussion Workshop

KoSA has announced its lineup for its sixth edition of the KoSA International Percussion Workshop. This year’s faculty includes a litany of top drummers including Gordon Gottlieb (Steely Dan), Glen Velez (Paul Winter), Ed Shaughnessy (The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson), Zoro (Lenny Kravitz), Paul Picard (Celine Dion), and many others. The workshop runs July … Read More “KoSA Percussion Workshop”

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Jazz Educators Conference Is Around the Corner

It’s not too late to register for the 28th Annual International Association of Jazz Educators Conference to be held January 10-13, 2001 in New York City. The conference will reflect a program that focuses on the future of jazz, with an emphasis on education and outreach. Over 7,000 jazz educators, musicians, students, enthusiasts, and industry … Read More “Jazz Educators Conference Is Around the Corner”

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Verve Music Group Chairman Honored at Diabetes Benefit

The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation International (JDRF) recently honored Tommy Li Puma, Chairman of The Verve Music Group, at the JDRF’s 6th Annual Music Industry Dinner. Verve recording artists Diana Krall, George Benson, Russell Malone and Christian McBride performed at the event, which raised funds to help find a cure for diabetes and its complications.

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