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Inspiring Harmony at the NCMEA Conference

This past November 4-7 was the North Carolina Music Educators Association (NCMEA) Conference in Winston-Salem. The largest gathering of music educators in the state with well over 1,000 attendees, this year’s theme was “Inspire Harmony.” The JazzArts All-Star Youth Ensemble had their inaugural performance at the conference in front of an appreciative and impressed audience!

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Sean Mason Explores the Duality of Life in His New Album

Charlottean and JazzArts alum Sean Mason is a familiar face to local supporters who watched his musical growth over the past decade. Last week he took some time while on his “When You Wish Upon a Star” tour to talk about the roots of his new album, The Southern Suite, which releases on October 27.

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WeBop Brings Jazz Appreciation to a New Generation

October 4, your little ones will have the opportunity to begin mastering the ABCs of jazz – and have fun while doing so – with the relaunch of WeBop. WeBop is Jazz at Lincoln Center’s award-winning early-childhood jazz education program, and we are one of a very small number of institutions across the country that is certified to teach the curriculum.

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Yeah! A Special 10th Anniversary Tribute to Jazz Room Host Curtis Davenport

If you’re a JAZZ ROOM regular, chances are you feel you already know host Curtis Davenport, whose booming baritone and affable presence have welcomed audiences since the very first set 10 years ago. But on this 10th anniversary, read on to discover what you may not know about our more-than-amazing host.

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The Music of Cuba, First-Hand

JazzArts Charlotte CEO Lonnie Davis participated in an immersive cultural visit to Cuba

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