Cancel culture in jazz

Cancel culture can be seen in jazz, though it is not quite as prevalent as it is in other genres […]

Could AI generated music affect jazz?

Could AI generated music affect jazz? In contemporary culture, AI is becoming much more advanced.  AI in the domain of […]

How does streaming hurt jazz?

Streaming, the platform that has revolutionized the way we as a culture have consumed music, movies and TV.  Jazz is […]

Why does straight ahead jazz become stale?

Straight ahead jazz, or jazz that uses primarily swing rhythms, walking bass and often, but not always a 32 bar […]

What’s wrong with the “j” word?

  In the lexicon of Black American Music, also known as “jazz”, in the past almost 40 years there has […]

How has the pandemic impacted jazz as we go forward in a new reality?

How has the pandemic affected jazz in a new reality?  When COVID manifested itself in January 2020 worldwide, there were […]

New York Jazz Workshop Remembers Chick Corea (1941-2021)

The heroes and legends that define this music, our ancestors that we pay homage to are transferring from the earthly […]

Super Holiday Jazz selections for 2020

‘Tis the season, and New York Jazz Workshop is here to offer  super Holiday Jazz selections to have your holidays […]

Restless Visionary: Eight groundbreaking Herbie Hancock tracks

Herbie Hancock is a restless visionary and groundbreaking artist. This year marks the 80th birthday of one of music’s most […]

5 ear grabbing Lester Young solos you should know

Born on August 27th 1909, Lester Young ( “Prez” )was one of the giants of the tenor saxophone.  In the […]

5 indispensable Michael Brecker solos

Here are 5 indispensable Michael Brecker solos to study and learn from.  When tenor titan Michael Brecker passed away in […]

5 slices of Dave Liebman

In preparation for One Hour With Liebman at New York Jazz Workshop on August 28th, we present a primer with […]