If you know of Endea Owens, there’s a good chance you know her as house bassist for The Late Show with Stephen Colbert. Her role in that setting is foundational, laying the groove that gives bandleader Jon Batiste room to soar. But there’s another way Owens holds it down at street level, and it reflects a conviction flowing […]

WILMINGTON, N.C. — Jerald Shynett is a music professor at UNC Wilmington. He has just checked off a big bucket list item: premiering five new jazz compositions on the university stage. What You Need To Know Professor Shynett is a renowned trombone player and jazz musician He moved to Wilmington 23 years ago with the […]

NEW YORK, June 29, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — This July and August, the New York Jazz Workshop, will be re-opening the doors of its state-of-the-art facilities to the public for in-person jazz programs. NYJW celebrates the reopening of in-person classes with a stellar line-up of three and four-day Summer Intensives (for adult participants 17+) and Teen Jazz Camp (for ages 12-16). After enduring such an incredibly difficult […]

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