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Jazz through History, for Jazz Appreciation Month

For Jazz Appreciation Month this year, we’re taking a look back at key moments in jazz history.

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31 Great Women in Jazz

For March, Women’s History Month, we have selected a sample – one per day for 31 days – to represent the impact women have had on the world of jazz music.

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Jazz and humanity, a discussion about 2021 with trumpeter Sean Jones

International jazz trumpeter Sean Jones about his view of the future of jazz.

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Dr. Kelsey Klotz, on Brubeck, Brahms & 1959

We welcome our newest faculty member, Dr. Kelsey Klotz, who will be leading the Jazz Appreciation online workshop.  Dr. Klotz is a lecturer in UNC Charlotte’s Department of Art & Art History, a postdoctoral fellow at Emory University  a Ph.D. in Musicology with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Music, with a piano concentration.  We caught up to Kelsey to talk about her background and her choice of topic for this class.

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Students Finding the Music Again

Jazz educators share how they are helping motivate their students as we all face isolation, fear, and boredom.

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