The Style Blog: Jazz

Posted at 03:40 PM ET, 04/10/2012

Kennedy Center announces lineup for Women in Jazz Festival — from Bridgewater to Yamanaka

Dee Dee Bridgewater will oversee a lineup of award winners, including saxophonist Jane Bunnett, drummer Terri Lyne Carrington, drummer Allison Miller and violinist Diane Monroe.

By Jacqueline Trescott  |  03:40 PM ET, 04/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Women in Jazz Festival, Kennedy Center, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Jason Moran, Terri Lyne Carrington, Christie Dashiell

Posted at 02:19 PM ET, 04/02/2012

The Smithsonian’s Jazz Appreciation Month underscores activism and music

The 2012 edition concentrates on how jazz musicians were often ambassadors of freedom, as well as creativity.

By Jacqueline Trescott  |  02:19 PM ET, 04/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jazz Appreciation Month, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution, Frank Sinatra, Duke Ellington, Herbie Hancock

Posted at 05:49 PM ET, 03/06/2012

Kennedy Center announces new jazz season

Its new artistic adviser for jazz, Jason Moran, helped curate more than 70 concerts for the series.

By Chris Richards  |  05:49 PM ET, 03/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Music, Kennedy Center, Jazz

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 01/07/2011

NEA plans to webcast jazz concert

On Tuesday night, the National Endowment for the Arts, will broadcast the ceremony and concert of the 2011 NEA Jazz Masters on its website. The ceremony will take place at Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York but the NEA

By Jacqueline Trescott  |  10:00 AM ET, 01/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Jacqueline Trescott, Jacqueline Trescott, Jacqueline Trescott | Tags:  David Liebman, Hubert Laws, Jazz Masters, Jazz Masters concert, Johnny Mandel, Marsalis Family, National Endowment for the Arts