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Discovering the Joy of Gypsy Jazz

We swing into the heat of summer this June with the swing of hot house jazz, “jazz manouche”, today known better as gypsy jazz. Learn how the style evolved and why it is relevant today.

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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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JazzArts All-Stars Youth on Stage

We caught up with the five members of the JazzArts All-Star Youth Ensemble recently at a performance for the Women in Business Awards by the Charlotte Business Journal. I asked them to describe their continued musical journey as JazzArts All-Star members.

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The Year of the Bird

This year marks the 101st birthday of Charlie Parker, nicknamed “Bird.” This jazz saxophonist’s legacy was marked with such action and influence that it is amazing to realize he only lived to age 35.

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Collegiate-Level Instruction for Young Budding Musicians

The key to the success of JazzArts Academy: the instructors.

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