Vocalize to Conceptualize

Vocalize to Conceptualize   By Chris Bruya NAfME Council on Jazz Education, Northwest representative   I’d like to share something that I’ve used and refined for over 20 years that…

Meaningful Student Travel, Part Two

In the first installment we discussed the benefits of travelling with your students, as well as types of travel and what you can do on your trips. Now, we’ll cover…

Take it Easy, Band

The following is a recent post from The Jazz Chief Blog, the personal blog of Chief Warrant Officer William McCulloch, Director of the Jazz Ambassadors of the U.S. Army Field…

Meaningful Student Travel

Over the past several years, I’ve found that some of the most meaningful exchanges I’ve had with my students have been during our trips. Each year, I take my students…

Jazz for Kids Program Celebrates Ten Years

The Jazz Standard Youth Orchestra is currently celebrating their tenth anniversary! The JSYO features some of the best young talent that New York City has to offer. A quote from…