Remembering Roy Hargrove (1969-2018) by CJ Shearn
The jazz world is mourning the all too soon loss of the great trumpeter Roy Hargrove (Oct 18, 1969-November 3, […]
What has jazz innovated since the decade of the 1980’s?
What has jazz innovated since the decade of the 1980’s? Back in July when legendary drummer Lenny White interviewed for […]
Where jazz is now in the present era?
jazztodaypodcast Welcome to the latest edition of the New York Jazz Workshop podcast, I’m your host CJ Shearn. Today’s topic: […]
Is jazz dance able?
Is jazz dance able? That might be a question on the minds of those who may just have gotten into […]
Were Beethoven, Bach, and Mozart jazz musicians?
Were Beethoven, Bach and Mozart jazz musicians? That seems like a loaded and frankly ridiculous question to ask. The answer […]
Jazz career opportunities for students with a degree
Jazz career opportunities for students with degrees are exciting. Every year students spend hundreds of thousands of dollars on jazz […]
A Bridge To The Present: A Conversation with Lenny White
Lenny White (b. December 19, 1949, Jamaica Queens, NY) is simply living history. The drummer has played and collaborated […]
A Conversation with Vanderlei Pereira
Want to know about Brazilian jazz? New York Jazz Workshop faculty member Vanderlei Pereira is a mestre (Portuguese for master). […]
Who are some women in jazz?
On this episode of the New York Jazz Workshop Podcast the topic is women in jazz. Who are some women […]
Jazz as a medium for social and political change
Jazz has been a catalyst for political and social change throughout it’s entire history. The music of John Coltrane, Miles […]
Experience is the best teacher: A few questions with Giacomo Gates
Giacomo Gates, and his velvety toned baritone voice will grace the New York Jazz Workshop teaching a masterclass on May […]
Passionate about the art of vocalese? A brief profile of maestro Giacomo Gates
In the crowded landscape of jazz vocals, there are few like Giacomo Gates. Hailing from Bridgeport Connecticut, and later moving […]