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NAfME Jazz Education Council Town Hall: From Beginnin’ to Swingin’: Tips and Tricks for Teaching Rhythm Sections at All Levels

In this NAfME Town Hall, NAfME Council for Jazz Education members Roosevelt Griffin, Peter Sampson, and Bethany Robinson will offer pedagogy and creative solutions to guiding the often most misunderstood…

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Council for Jazz Education

Supports the members of NAfME and the jazz community by serving as a resource to improve the quality of teaching and research in jazz education at all levels.

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The Four Rs of Music Education

The Four Rs of Music Education Committing to a Lifelong Learning Journey  By NAfME Members José Valentino Ruiz, Ph.D., and Eftihia Arkoudis, D.M.A. The Issue at Hand In a fast-paced…

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Meet the 2024 Biennial NAfME Music Research and Teacher Education Conference Keynote Speaker: Omar Thomas

Meet Acclaimed Jazz Musician, Educator, Arranger, and Award-Winning Composer Omar Thomas The conference takes place September 25–28, 2024, in Atlanta, Georgia, and registration is open. Described as “elegant, beautiful, sophisticated,…

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Ensuring Legitimacy and Viability in Music Industry Education

The Viability and Legitimacy of Current Music Curricula By NAfME members José Valentino Ruiz, Ph.D., University of Florida, and Thaddaeus Bourne Traditionally, music education has tended to neglect the practical…

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2024 Biennial NAfME Music Research and Teacher Education Conference

2024 Biennial NAfME Music Research and Teacher Education Conference The 2024 Biennial National Association for Music Education (NAfME) Music Research and Teacher Education Conference will take place September 25-28, 2024, at The Westin…

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Jazz Teaching Tips for Classrooms and Ensembles

What’s your favorite jazz teaching tip for the classroom or ensemble? Three Music Educators Share Their Ideas This article first appeared in the April 2022 issue of Teaching Music. Roosevelt…

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Jazz Appreciation Month

Jazz Appreciation Month The Smithsonian Museum of American History created Jazz Appreciation Month (JAM) in 2001 to recognize and celebrate the extraordinary heritage and history of jazz for the entire…

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Integrating Fashion into Music Education

Integrating Fashion into Music Education By Riley Highfield and NAfME Member José Valentino Ruiz, Ph.D., University of Florida This academic article delves into the intricate relationship between fashion and music, examining…

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The Music Education Advocate Podcast: Season 2, Episode 1 – Engaging the Community to Expand Opportunities

Join the 2024 Georgia Teacher of the Year, Christy Todd, and host Jazzmone Sutton as they discuss how to expand community engagement to meet the needs and goals of the…

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