The life and career of jazz titan and influential composer Charlie Parker will be honored throughout 2020 with a worldwide celebration commemorating the 100th anniversary of his birth (August 29, 1920). Dubbed “Bird 100” after the nickname of the alto saxophonist who was one of the fathers of bebop and progenitors of modern jazz, the […]
Casio America, Inc., recently announced that its new Casiotone CT-S300 and LK-S250 electronic keyboards are now available. Revamped to hit a high note with music lovers of all ages, these keyboards are ideal go-anywhere musical partners. Like the original Casiotone models from the 80s, the new CT-S300 and LK-S250 allow anyone to have fun making […]
Dave Sanborn, veteran saxophonist and six-time Grammy Award winner, has announced he will soon present the first episode of his new music show, Sanborn Sessions. The new series is hosted by Sanborn and features a diverse roster of accomplished artists from a variety of genres and generations. In its initial season, Sanborn welcomes Kandace Springs, Terrace […]
Free Participatory Musical Parades Showcasing a Wide Variety of Genres and Styles to Kick Off Winter in Over 30 U.S. Cities Make Music Winter, a free, outdoor music-making celebration on the winter solstice, returns this year on Saturday, Dec. 21, with participatory musical parades and performances and events in more than 30 U.S. cities. The […]
Sounds of Saving Gives Away Over 2,000 Vinyl Records in NYC Parks for World Suicide Prevention Day On Tuesday, September 10, non-profit advocacy organization Sounds of Saving launched a new awareness campaign dedicated to helping those suffering with mental health issues through connection with music. To raise awareness for World Suicide Prevention Day, Sounds of Saving — a nonprofit created […]
Music Expo in association with Sound On Sound Magazine announces the first round of speakers and exhibitors for its’ upcoming Nashville conference. Making a return for the second year, the multi-city conference series for music makers will be hosted by SAE Institute and take place on Saturday, Sept. 21st.
The Flying Musicians Association (FMA) has announced the 2019 FMA Solo scholarship recipients: Amaya Burns, Scott Lutte, Navya Pottumutu.
Music Expo brings together Grammy-winning producers and engineers, music industry taste-makers and leading technology brands. These conferences feature panel discussions with industry professionals, workshops, live demos, and keynote presentations on music technology, business, and creation. The event is hosted by SAE Institute. “Music Expo is becoming the place for the audio and recording community, and […]
Now even beginners can take lessons from Harry Connick, Jr. The Grammy and Emmy Award winning musician has joined the team at Playground Sessions app-based piano instruction. Connick’s lessons will be available to anyone in the world beginning January 14. Playground Sessions, co-created by Quincy Jones, is an encouraging platform that simplifies the process of learning for all levels of students.