Date published: September 1, 2010
NEW ORLEANS - January 6-8, 201 1
Hononng Performance in the Birthplace of Jazz!
We've added more Celebration in New Orleans! The demand on the conference hotel has been more than we anticipated on Wednesday evening. As a result, we decided to add a Special Evening Concert featuring some of the best music New Orleans has to offer! WHEN: Wednesday, January 5th, 9-1 1pm. WHERE: in the Famed BLUE ROOM! If you arrive on Wednesday, plan to join us and enjoy the festivities.
JEN needs YOUR Special skills! If you would like to volunteer, log on today and complete the Volunteer Application. .. a must to be considered. Volunteers will be selected based on unique skillsets and conference needs and are being asked to work a minimum six hours per day. Each volunteer will receive credentials for the entire conference.
* OUTREACH APPLICATIONS
JEN needs YOUR Special talent! If you would like to volunteer to perform an Outreach clinic or concert while you are in New Orleans for the conference, please log on to the website and complete the Outreach Application located under the 201 1 Conference Central button on the Home Page.
* CONFERENCE HOUSING
The Roosevelt Hotel is filling up fast! !!..The official conference hotel has limited rooms remaining! Contact the hotel directly through http:// www.JazzEdNet.org/roosevelt to book your room today!
* EARLY-BIRD REGISTRATION
Individual, Spouse, and Student Rates available. Sign up at www. jazzednet.org/20 1 l_registration
* JAZZ INDUSTRY EXHIBITION
Exhibit Booths are limited and they are going fast! Reserve your space today at www.jazzednet.org/2011_registration Exhibitors include universities, instrument manufacturers, music publishers, record labels, tour companies, military bands, music dealers, individual artists, arts organizations and more...
*A JENerosity PROJECT
Donate your used instrument and/ or combo/full band arrangements and our partnership with the Tipitina Foundation will put them to good use in New Orleans schools! Details on line at www.jazzednet.org/jenerosity_p reject
*WHO SHOULD ATTEND
Attendees are expected from upwards of 18 countries! Conference programming will cover a broad spectrum of topics and issues of interest related to anyone involved in the teaching, performing, composing/arranging, business, broadcast, presentation, or appreciation of jazz music and jazz education.
*STUDENT COMPOSITION PROJECT SHOWCASE
JEN announces a new initiative that is a Student Composition Showcase and your talented student will want to be involved! Visit the website for details!
*JOHN LaPORTA AWARD
Berklee and JEN are collaborating together to present the John LaPorta Educator of the Year Award to a deserving elementary or secondary education jazz teacher. Deadline for application is October 1, 2010. Submission details on line at the JEN website.
*COVER DESIGN COMPETITION
Show us your artistic flair! Enter the JEN Program Cover Design Contest and have YOUR artwork grace the cover of the Second Annual Conference Program Book! Deadline is October 1, 2010. Details on the JEN website at www.jazzednet.org/2011_program_ cover
*HOSTING A SPECIAL MEETING OR RECEPTION?
If you are in need of a location to hold your own Special Event meeting or Reception during the 2011 JEN Conference, we are able to pass on special low rates on a per hour basis to you as a JEN member benefit. Want to bring your alumni together? Want to bring your constituency group together? Three size groups of rooms available at very reasonable rates: Small (up to 1,000 sq. ft.) $100 per hour; Medium (from 1,000-2,000 sq. ft.) $150 per hour; and over 2,000 sq. ft. $150 per hour. Log onto the website to reserve your space soon as availability is limited and only being offered on a first come-first served basis.
Various levels of sponsorship for the 2011 Conference are currently available to you and/or your organization. Visit http://www.jazzednet.org/201 1_ sponsorship
Selected Clinicians and clinic titles, pro performers, school and community ensembles, and soloists follow on the next couple of pages. The Jazz Education Network reserves the right to make program changes as necessary.
Visit www.JazzEdNet.org soon! Stay tuned and be the first to get the latest news by clicking on the 2011 Conference Central button on the home page of the JEN website... YOUR Portal to the Global Jazz Community!
Selected List of School/Community Ensembles
* American River College Vocal Group
* Bellevue College Vocal Jazz Ensemble "Celebration"
* Berklee Global Jazz Institute Combo
* Booker T. Washington High School Combo I
* Caleb Chapman's Little Big Band
* Caliente! - Latin Jazz/Salsa Big Band
* East Baton Rouge All Parish Middle School Jazz Band
* Fountainebleau HS Jazz Band
* HBCU Honors Alumni Big Band
* Louisiana All State Jazz Band
* Loyola Jazz Band 1
* The Thelonious Monk Institute Instrumental Combo
* Mt. Hood Community College "Genesis" Vocal Jazz Ensemble
* New Collection Community Vocal Jazz Acappella Ensemble
* New England Conservatory Combo
* New Trier High School Jazz Ensemble & Swing Choir Combination
* Northwestern High School Combo
* Pensacola Junior College Jazz Ensemble
* San Francisco JAZZ High School All-Stars
* The Louisville Leopard Percussionists
* The Mid Atlantic Collegiate Jazz Orchestra
* The University of Memphis Southern Comfort Jazz Orchestra
* The University of Miami Frost Concert Jazz Band
* The University of Miami Jazz Vocal Group
* The University of North Texas One O'clock Lab Band
* The University of New Orleans Jazz Guitar Ensemble
* The University of Southern California Honors Combo
Selected List of Professional Ensembles/Soloists
* Rubén Alvarez Latin Jazz Pro Jam
* Lynne Arríale Group
* Alan Baylock Big Band
* Andrew Bishop Group
* Randy Brecker
* Jeff Coffin and The Mu'tet
* Tony Dagradi and Astral Project
* Angie Doctor Jazz Vocal Quartet
* Dirty Dozen Brass Band
* HighTIME featuring Ndugu Chancier
* John Fedchock Sextet
* Tia Fuller
* Aaron Goldberg Trio
* Slide Hampton
* Aaron Jensen Vocal Group
* Aubrey Johnson Combo
* Dave Liebman
* John Mahoney Bop Big Band
* Junior Mance Quintet
* Matt Marantz Quartet
* Thomas Marriott Jazz Quintet
* Delfeayo Marsalis' and the Uptown Jazz Orchestra
* Kerry Marsh Vocal Jazz Quartet
* Chuck Owen & the Jazz Surge
* Ali Ryerson Jazz Quartet
* Mark Shilansky Sextet
* University of North Florida Faculty & Alumni Jazz Group
* University of Southern California Faculty Jazz Quartet
* U.S. Air Force Airmen of Note
* U.S. Army Jazz Ambassadors
* U.S. Army Blues Swamp Romp
* Matt Vance and the Buffet Crampon Saxophone Section
Selected list of Clinics & Panel Discussions
* Jamey Aebersold: The II V7 I Progression And Altered Dominants
* Bill Banfield/David Baker: The Quincy Jones American Music Curriculum
* Jennifer Barnes: Choices For Vocal Jazz Ensembles
* Alan Baylock: Setting Standards - A New Approach to Arranging Old Favorites
* Bob Bemotas: "But Who Was The Bass Player?" Radio As A Medium For Jazz Education
* Robert Breithaupt: Successful Communication Techniques For The Young Drum Set Player And The Director
* William Brower/Hon. John Conyers/Larry Ridley: Federal Government Support For Jazz - The Next Opportunity
* William Burns: Jazz As A Tool For Classroom Integration
* Steve Cardenas: Exploring The Music Of Thelonious Monk
* Marcie Chapa: Latin Percussion Not Just For Latin Rhythms - An Alternative Approach To Performing On Latin Percussion
* Jeff Coffin: Improvisation Fundamentals: The Big 5
* Jeff Jarvis/D oug Beach: A Day In The Life Of A Jazz Ensemble Director
* Judy Carmichael: Traditional Jazz Is Alive And Well
* Lee Mergner, Moderator: The Impact Of Treme And Jazz On Television
* Orbert Davis: "Jazz - Beyond The Bandroom And The Stage"
* Darla Hanley: Jazz 4 Kids: Express Your Inner Groove
* Jose Diaz: Mambo Jumbo And All That Jazz -A Multicultural Approach To Teaching Jazz Ensembles
* Marc Duby: Musical Performance, Flow, and The Ensemble
* Paul Evoskevich: How To Teach Jazz History
* Carlos Ezequiel: Brazilian Contemporary Drumming
* Christy Fambauch: New Knowledge For Engaging Jazz Audiences - Part 2
* John Fedchock: The Trombone And The Jazz Ensemble
* Mark Flaherty: Off The Charts! - Developing Arrangements By Ear With Your Big Band
* Erika Floreska: Introducing "Let Freedom Swing" - A New Teaching Resource On Jazz And Democracy Featuring Sandra Day O'Connor And Wynton Marsalis
* Tia Fuller: Women In Jazz
* Bruce Gertz: A Colorful Bass
* Luke Gillespie: Got Voicings?
* Paul Haar: Building A Better Jazz Ensemble - Effective Methods For Getting The Most Out Of Your Jazz Groups
* Neil Hansen: Jazz Camp 10 1 - How To Start And Run Your Own Successful Jazz Camp
* John Edward Hasse/David Baker: "Jazz - The Smithsonian Anthology"
* Roger Ingram: Trumpet!
* Instrumental Reading Session featuring The Army Jazz Ambassadors, Michael Tomaropresiding
* Catherine Jensen-Hole: Tricks Of The Trade - Arranging For The Vocal Jazz Ensemble
* Benjamin Lapidus: Latin Jazz 101 And Beyond For The Jazz Guitarist
* Janet Lawson/Ratzo Harris: TWO AS ONE - The Equal Relationship Of Voice And Bass
* Amy London: Sing Along With Ella - The Key To Vocal Jazz Improvisation, Take 2-Blue Skies
* Sherry Luchette: Elementary Education Jazz Roundtable Discussion
* Mel Martin: The Art Of Tone - Finding And Developing Your Own Sound.
* Reggie Thomas: Playing Smart And Soulful - Jazz Theory For Teaching Improvisation
* Sean McGowan: "The Art Of Solo Jazz Guitar - A Unique Niche In A Rich Musical Tradition"
* Alan Molnar/Stewart Smith: The ALIVE Project - Jazz Education Via Distance Learning Part II
* Jim Nadel: Combos That Swing - A Recipe For Success With Beginners
* Chuck Owen: The Arranger's Approach
* Nick Phillips: Exploring The Recording Artist / Record Producer Relationship-? Dialogue About Creative Synergy
* Harry Pickens: How To Help EVERY High School, College, And/Or Graduate Student You Teach Create The Very Best Semester Of Their Academic And Musical Life
* Dave Pietro: How To Improve Your Jazz Band Saxophone Section
* Frank Potenza: Guitar Pre-Arranged, Channeling Your Inner Big Band
* Roberta Radley: Harmonic Ear Training For The Curious Musician
* Jim Repa: Arranging In A Nutshell - Writing Portable Arrangements For Small Ensembles
* Suzi Reynolds: Taking Care Of "BUSINESS!" Playing Jazz And Making It "WORK" For You
* Michael Rossi: Beyond The Common Practice - A Multi-Coloured Language For Jazz Improvisation From Common Bebop Practices
* Paris Rutherford: Arranging Music For The Vocal Jazz Ensemble
* Judy Shafer: The Resilient Spirit Of The New Orleans Beat Featuring Herlin Riley
* Ed Soph: Concepts Of Rhythmic Improvisation And Interaction For The Jazz Drummer
* Marvin Sparks: Territorial Bands; A Flashback To The Past - Panel Discussion Featuring Donald Meade
* Mike Steinel: What Your Band Director Never Told You About Improvisation
* Gerald Wilson: Arranging For Different Musical Personalities
* Sachal Vasandani: Interplay Between Vocalists And Instrumentalists
* Dave Stryker: Guitarists And Pianists Working Together In The Rhythm Section (Or) Guitarists And Pianists: "Let's Be Friends!"
* Gordon Goodwin: Phatten Up Your Improv Skills!
* John Thomas: Getting The Most Out Of Your Trumpet Section
* Mike Tomaro: Arranging For The "Little Big Band": Techniques For The 6 and 7 Horn Ensemble
* Vocal Jazz New Music Reading Session, Paris Rutherford-presiding
* Matt Wilson: Ride Cymbal Dance Party
* Horace Alexander Young: Teaching Jazz Improvisation To Elementary And Middle School Students
Selected list of Jazz Industry Exhibitors
* Advance Music Veronika Gruber GmbH
* Jamey Aebersold Jazz
* African American Jazz Caucus
* Alfred Music Publishing
* Antiqua Winds, Inc.
* Arcadian Arts/Bret Primack the Jazz Video Guy
* Buffet Crampon USA
* Capital University
* Cultural Tour Consultants
* D'Addario & Company, Inc.
* DANSR Inc.
* G. Edward Lutherie
* ejazzlines/Jazz Lines
* Grammy Foundation
* Kendor Music
* Hal Leonard Corporation
* Jupiter Band Instruments, Inc.
* Monterey Jazz Festival
* Music For All
* Pender's Music Company
* Sher Music Company
* Stanton's Sheet Music
* Symphony Publishing Inc.
* The University of Miami
* The University of North Texas
* Yamaha Corporation of America
...and much more to come!
The Jazz Education Network reserves the right to make Program Changes.