Sean Jones Speaks On Preserving The National Legacy Of Jazz During COVID-19

“Every time you lose a legend, you lose a library.” The jazz world has been hit especially hard by the global coronavirus pandemic. We have lost jazz heroes and jazz legends. Such as Wallace Roney and Lee Konitz amongst the dozen of losses. Sean Jones, the Grammy award-winning trumpeter and composer, in this moving 5-minute […]

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Will You Attend Jazz Concerts In The Future? Take This Jazz Survey!

As we all know, the performing arts, in particular jazz, has been devastated by the COVID-19 public health crisis. The stay at home or shelter in place orders across the country – and the world – has meant that live concert venues of all types are shuttered. From the very small to the very large […]

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#SaveOurStages Movement Is Formed As Concert Venues Struggle to Survive

Like a light switch turned to off, the live music scene found itself in the dark overnight in mid-March. The COVID-19 pandemic causing many states to shut down restaurants, music clubs, and concert venues. Nearly two months later, concert venues and music clubs find little prospects for a quick reopening. These include the many jazz […]

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Legendary Jazz Trumpeter Wallace Roney Dies From COVID-19 Complications

The heralded jazz trumpeter Wallace Roney, who studied with Miles Davis and other legendary players, has reportedly died today from “complications of COVID-19.” “I am saddened to confirm that the iconic trumpeter and jazz legend Wallace Roney passed away due to complications of COVID-19 this morning just before noon,” publicist Lydia Liebman said in a […]

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