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A discussion with Jeff “Tain” Watts

As we waited for students to arrive for the Jeff “Tain” Watts Workshop, our Education Director, Patrick Brown, sat down with the jazz legend for a brief reflection on jazz education.

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Emmet Cohen’s Approach to Jazz

Emmet Cohen has been a recognized powerhouse of music. In the midst of touring, he continues the online “Live at Emmet’s Place” series, and keeps jazz education at the forefront. We caught up with Emmet before the JAZZ ROOM to get a more personal sense of his inspirations and motivations.

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Donald Harrison Jr: Saxophonist, Big Chief, NEA Jazz Master, and Improvisational “Genius”

Donald Harrison Jr. is considered master of every era of jazz, soul, funk, and classical music.

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The Voice of Milton Suggs

JazzArts Charlotte catches up with jazz vocalist Milton Suggs in anticipation of his upcoming visit to the JAZZ ROOM.

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Behind the Lens: Photographers of the JAZZ ROOM

Meet a few of the folks that help us document moments of jazz in photo.

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