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Jazz Education Network Conference ³Honoring Performance in the Birthplace of Jazz=?ISO-8859-1?B?siA=?=January 5-8, 2011

November 28, 2010

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From: Jazz Promo Services

Jazz Greats Appear at Evening Concerts

“a veritable Who’s Who in jazz performing nightly”

•Who: enthusiasts, vocalists, instrumentalists, arrangers, composers, administrators, managers, agents, journalists, historians, archivists, improvisers, educators, and students of the music from all age groups

•What: the Jazz Education Network Conference

“Honoring Performance in the Birthplace of Jazz”

•When: January 5-8, 2011

Conference: 9am-1am Daily

Main Concert Series: Nightly at 7:30pm

•Where: The Historic Roosevelt Waldorf-Astoria Hotel

123 Baronne St., New Orleans, LA 70112

•Why: An opportunity to network with music product professionals;

review innovative materials and exhibits; enlightenment through exchange of knowledge and techniques through various clinics; enjoy and expand one’s exposure to jazz through performances

•Cost: $175/Member; $45 Spouse/Partner; $35 student member with valid I.D. required; Meet Me in New Orleans Fundraiser Celebration $45

•Online Newsroom: www.JazzEdNet.org/press <http://www.JazzEdNet.org/press>

New Orleans, LA – the 2011 theme of the Jazz Education Network 2nd Annual Conference will be “Honoring Performance in the Birthplace of Jazz!” Twenty-seven student jazz ensembles will be front and center in New Orleans! Most of the groups will perform in concert on the dedicated JENerations Showcase Stage in the Orpheum Ballroom, while a select few will be presented on the Main Stage. A select group of Student Composition participants will be invited to attend the 2011 conference and hear a professional performance of their music and receive adjudicated comments. In addition to the impressive array of student talent, there are thirty plus pro ensembles!…then take in the assortment of topics covered in the sixty-five or so clinics and panels! Special attention has been given to weave a golden thread of New Orleans culture and heritage in the conference offerings. As we all know, New Orleans is where the seeds of this great music were planted, and therefore it is important to honor the music from its humble beginnings, to where it has evolved currently, embracing all developments along the way.

Evening Concert Time Schedule:

Wednesday, January 5th – 9pm

Thursday, January 6th – 7:30pm

Friday, January 7th – 7:30pm

Saturday, January 8th – 7:30pm

About JEN
Founded in 2008, the Jazz Education Network (JEN) is the not-for-profit organization that unifies, leads and strengthens the global jazz community. The organization and its annual conference, serves as a hub for people who wish to advance education, promote performance and develop new audiences.  JEN proudly represents a worldwide community of people who are passionate about jazz and jazz education, providing them with the tools, learning and networking environment they need to pursue it.  JEN is comprised of more than 1,000 members presently and continues to grow on a daily basis. For more information about JEN, please visit http://www.JazzEdNet.org/.

Symphony Publishing, Inc./JAZZed Magazine, Music For All, Alfred Publishing, New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation & Festival, the Thelonious Monk Institute, Loyola University, University of New Orleans, Capital University, Buffet Crampon, Hal Leonard Music Publishing, Jazz at Lincoln Center, Jazz Arts Group of Columbus, American Classic Tours & Music Festivals, University of Miami, Columbia College, Ella Fitzgerald Foundation, Jupiter Band Instruments, Anita Brown Jazz Orchestra, Stanton’s Sheet Music, Cornish College, University of Cincinnati, ASCAP, eJazzlines, National Jazz Workshop, Pender’s Music Co., Vic Firth, Marshall University, Yamaha, University of Memphis, University of Southern California, Jazz Minnesota, Jazz Education Connection of Ohio among many others.

  For additional information about the conference, please visit the 2011 Conference Central tab at http://www.JazzEdNet.org .


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