Ralph Patt
Ralph Oliver Patt (5 December 1929 – 6 October 2010) was an American jazz-guitarist who introduced major-thirds tuning. Patt's tuning simplified the learning of the fretboard and chords by beginners a...
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Berklee method
In music performance and education, the Berklee method is the music theory, terminology, and practice taught at Berklee College of Music, the largest independent college of contemporary music in the w...
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Jazzschool
The California Jazz Conservatory, formerly known as the Jazzschool, is a privately owned non-profit music school for jazz students in Berkeley, California. Founded in 1997, the school won accreditatio...
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International Association for Jazz Education
International Association for Jazz Education (IAJE), formerly a not-for-profit corporation based in Manhattan, Kansas, was a volunteer-run organization that, among other things, allocated student scho...
Lionel Grigson
Lionel Grigson (12 February 1942 – 14 June 1994) was a British jazz pianist, cornettist, trumpeter, composer, writer and teacher, who in the 1980s started the jazz course at the Guildhall School of Mu...
Jazz education
Each style and era of jazz adopted new techniques to help educate younger musicians. Early forms of jazz education were more informal. Since the first degree program was founded in 1947, the rise of...
Orchestra U.S.A.
The Orchestra U.S.A. was an American jazz musical ensemble, active from 1962 to 1965.The orchestra was founded in 1962 by John Lewis, along with Gunther Schuller and Harold Farberman, as an experiment...
Fun with Jazz Educational Program
The "Fun With Jazz" Educational Program is a program of jazz educational concerts and demonstrations developed by Ray Reach and sponsored by the Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame.
Starting in 2006, origin...
Jazzmobile
Jazzmobile, Inc. is based in New York, and was founded in 1964 by Daphne Arnstein, an arts patron and founder of the Harlem Cultural Council and Dr. William "Billy" Taylor. It is a multifaceted, outre...
Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame
The Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame (AJHoF) was founded in 1978, and opened a museum on September 18, 1993, with a mission "to foster, encourage, educate, and cultivate a general appreciation of the medium ...
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Andreas Öberg
Andreas Öberg (born 6 August 1978) is a Swedish virtuoso guitarist, gold and platinum certified song writer, producer/vocal producer and educator. As a song writer, Andreas has had 10 Nr1's on the sin...
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Eddie Harvey
Edward Thomas "Eddie" Harvey (15 November 1925–9 October 2012) was a British jazz musician (piano, trombone, arranger and educator).
Eddie Harvey was born in Blackpool, England, but grew up in Sid...
Joe Cinderella
Joe Cinderella (1927 - 27 October 2012) was an American jazz guitarist. Guitarist Eugene Chadbourne, writing for Allmusic.com, said of Cinderella that "He was a technically brilliant, original player ...
Roseanna Vitro
Roseanna Vitro is a jazz singer and educator.
Born Roseanna Elizabeth Vitro in Hot Springs, Arkansas, on February 28, 1951, Vitro began singing at an early age, drawing inspiration from various mu...
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Stan Kenton Band Clinics
Stan Kenton Band Clinics were summer programs founded by Stan Kenton in 1959. Kenton conceived the idea out of concern that education of jazz and all its forms were not reaching teenagers who showed ...
Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz
The Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz is a non-profit music education organization co-founded in 1986 by the family of the late American jazz musician Thelonious Monk, opera singer Maria Fisher and Th...
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Institute of Jazz Studies
The Institute of Jazz Studies (IJS) is the largest and most comprehensive library and archives of jazz and jazz-related materials in the world. It is located on the fourth floor of the John Cotton Dan...