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New England Conservatory’s Jazz Studies & Contemporary Improvisation Departments Present Nearly 100 Free Performances For 2014-2015 Season

Plus Residencies with World-Renowned Performers September 2, 2014 — May 19, 2015 Highlights include: The Music of John Zorn: A 35-Year Retrospective; Order of the Virtues a re-interpretation of Hildegarde Von Bingen’s Ordo Virtutum; The Music of Ken Schaphorst and John Medeski; Workshops/masterclasses with Lake Street Dive, Jason Moran/Vijay Iyer, …

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Wayne Shorter, Pat Metheny, Danilo Perez, And More To Judge The 2014 International Songwriting Competition (ISC)

July 9, 2014 – The International Songwriting Competition (ISC) today announced its judging panel for the 2014 competition which is now accepting entries. This year, ISC has expanded on the participation of music industry executives, offering the opportunity for artists to have their music heard by the highest level of …

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Charlie Haden Dies at 77

“No other instrument in jazz is more essential than the bass, both backbone and heartbeat, and Haden is its master.” – Francis Davis, The Atlantic Monthly Time Magazine has hailed jazz legend Charlie Haden as “one of the most restless, gifted, and intrepid players in all of jazz.” Haden’s career …

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