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CCJO in the Press…
CityBeat Cincinnati: This Week’s Recommended Concerts and Shows | 02.21.18 | Link
Enjoy the Arts: Big Band Vocal Divas Give a Lift, Roaring through Cincinnati | 11.11.16 | Link
CityBeat Cincinnati: In With the New | 02.03.16 | Link
CityBeat Cincinnati: Cincinnati Entertainment Awards 2016: The Winners | 02.01.16 | Link
Movers & Makers Cincinnati: Radiohead Reimagined: Jazz for a new generation | 01.27.16 | Link
Cincinnati Enquirer: Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra taps new leaders | 11.06.15 | Link
CityBeat Cincinnati: Free summer music in the parks | 05.07.15 | Link
Cincinnati Enquirer: Marsalis’ Big Train to have area premiere | 02.27.15 | Link
Cincinnati Enquirer: CCO Marks 40 Years | 03.02.14 | Link
Express Cincinnati: Chamber Orchestra celebrates with Latin-infused concert/gala | March 2014
Pickett Brass Website: Official Artists (CCJO Trumpet Section) | Link
Cincinnati.com: Soundcheck – This Week in Music (Jimmy Heath) | 10.03.13 | Link
SCPA + Mayerson Foundation: Jimmy Heath Master Artist Series Poster | 10.02.13 | Link
Memorial Hall Website: Signature Series | 09.30.13 | Link
Constella Festival Tumblr: Jimmy Heath | 09.30.13 | Link
IU Music Department Updates: Alumni News (Alyssa Mehnert) | 09.28.13 | Link
Broadway World: UC’s CCM Hosts International Jazz Trumpet Competition | 09.14-09.19.13 | Link
Broadway World: UC’s CCM Hosts International Jazz Trumpet Competition Today | 09.14.13 | Link
WVXU.org: Jon Faddis Interview (Carmine Caruso Competition) | 09.13.13 | Link
Cincinnati.com: International Jazz Trumpet Extravaganza at CCM on Saturday | 09.13.13 | Link
Constella Festival Tumblr: Jimmy Heath 09.08.13 | Link
CCM Blog: CCM Hosts the International Trumpet Guild | 09.06.13 | Link
MusicInCincinnati.com: September Is… (Jimmy Heath) | 09.01.13 | Link
Links to Jazz Resources
NEA Jazz in the Schools is a web-based curriculum and DVD toolkit that explores jazz as an indigenous American art form and as a means to understand American history.
Offering sound clips, information about jazz events, a directory of jazz societies (by state and country), links to other jazz websites, and four online “classes” featuring Duke Ellington, Ella Fitzgerald, Louis Armstrong, and Benny Carter.
Author Phil Nast produced this insightful blog, offering ideas for teaching students about jazz in math, history, art, English and music classes. The blog also features links to available resources that can be used for lessons.
This award-winning resource features an extensive library of jazz materials, as well as lesson plans and other learning links. The Institute also hosts an engaging page for teaching students about the Blues.
Presents sheet music, essays, and video and sound clips related to ragtime. This distinctly American music appeared (in its published form) during the mid-1890s mainly in the South and Midwest, spread across the U.S. and to Europe, and influenced early jazz styles. Learn about Scott Joplin, one of the best known ragtime players. Hear segments of his classic “Maple Leaf Rag,” which helped spread the ragtime craze. See more than 100 pieces of sheet music.
This page features links to free federal resources, including PBS resources for Ken Burn’s jazz documentary.
Another excellent resource from the Smithsonian.
The official site for International Jazz Day, which is April 30, is a great stop for educators looking for resources and information for teaching jazz. The resources page features links to the most popular and useful jazz teaching websites.
The National Endowment for the Humanities produced this resource, which features a wide variety of teaching aides. There are lesson plans, links to online jazz collections, possible topics for research projects, and much more.
The Kennedy Center for the Arts has a number of free jazz learning resources online, including featured videos and audio clips, recommended reading, classroom ideas, and plenty of other useful links.