CONNECTING, SUPPORTING, AND SERVING JAZZ & BLUES

International Songwriting Competition Deadline Extended

The International Songwriting Competition is now under way. From now through September 18 November 4, songwriters in virtually all genres, including jazz and blues, can submit their songs, gain recognition and exposure, and have a chance at many prizes that include cash, merchandise, and services. [deadline for entry is extended until November 4, 2014]

Judges […]

By |July 30th, 2014|0 Comments

Rod McGaha CD Reaches #15 on JazzWeek Chart

[October 20, 2014 — The Black Flower Project, by Rod McGaha, has now climbed to #15 on the JazzWeek chart, and has been on the chart for over six weeks — See story below.]

***  News flash, September 9: Rod McGaha’s recent-released CD, The Black Flower Project has reached #21 on the JazzWeek chart, and is […]

By |July 10th, 2014|0 Comments

Duffy Jackson Kicks Off Sessions at Steinway

The Tennessee Jazz  Blues Society and Steinway Piano Gallery of Nashville kicked off the new performance series, Sessions at Steinway on Saturday, September 6 with legendary drummer Duffy Jackson, hosted by pianist Bruce Dudley.

Duffy, son of famed bassist Chubby Jackson, grew up with jazz legends in his family’s living room, started playing drums at age […]

By |July 10th, 2014|0 Comments

JAZZY 88 WFSK

JAZZY 88 WFSK is an educational community-based radio station owned and operated by Fisk University. Serving the public since 1973, JAZZY 88 is home to 24-different specialty programs with nearly 30-volunteers. Our volunteers serve in numerous capacities, in both on-air and behind the scenes, are both Fisk students and from the community at-large.

WFSK is the first African American FM radio station on the […]

By |July 3rd, 2014|0 Comments

Support the Arts with Specialty Plates

MAKE AN IMPACTIn Tennessee, specialty license plates are more than just automotive accessories. They are the lifeline for the core of our culture – the arts.Ninety percent of every purchase of Tennessee’s new specialty license plate supports the Tennessee Arts Commission, which provides funding to artists, schools, and arts organizations across the state.Pre-order your […]

By |July 3rd, 2014|0 Comments

Dara Tucker featured in next Steinway Session

The Tennessee Jazz Blues Society and Steinway Piano Gallery of Nashville announce the next installment of the new interview/performance series, Sessions at Steinway. The event takes place Saturday, March 7, 1:30 pm at the Steinway Piano Gallery of Nashville and features vocalist Dara Tucker.

The new series combines interview and performance, featuring guest hosts and artists […]

By |July 2nd, 2014|0 Comments