In October, the Madison Jazz Society will award grants, on a competitive basis, to school jazz centered programs. The application deadline is October 10, 2014.
In June of 2013, the National Endowment for the Arts named Richard Davis one of four 2014 NEA Jazz Masters. On Monday, Jan. 13, the NEA streamed the Jazz Masters awards ceremony and concert live from Lincoln Center in New York City with WORT’s Steve Braunginn in attendance. Watch the awards ceremony and concert online here!
JazzTimes just published an article on the Madison Mellophonium Jazz Orchestra. jazztimes.com/articles/54842-stan-kenton-s-mellophonium-sound-reborn. They have played at various Madison and surrounding venues including Isthmus Jazz Festival and Jazz At Five. Their music is played on Journeys Into Jazz.
I will be interviewing the legendary alto sax player on my show Wed August 8, about 3PM. He performs at Jazz at Five that evening