Nasar Abadey and Kahler Suzuki Featured in Stay Thirsty Magazine Reply

Faculty artist Nasar Abadey, jazz, was interviewed in Stay Thirsty magazine about his career and was featured in the International Musician for his upcoming Lifetime Achievement Award. In the interview, he answers questions about his inspirations, his current and past work, and how he thinks about his music. Also featured in this issue is Peabody senior Kahler Suzuki, cello, as their Spotlight Artist.

Trombonist Wycliffe Gordon Named Visiting Artist in Jazz Studies Reply

Wycliffe GordonTen-time Jazz Journalists Association Trombonist of the Year Wycliffe Gordon has been named a Visiting Artist in Jazz Studies at the Peabody Conservatory of the Johns Hopkins University for the 2018-19 academic year. Gordon will conduct lessons and master classes with Peabody students during his fall and spring semester residencies on campus. More…

Miles Brown and Courtney Orlando to Perform at Carnegie Hall Reply

Miles BrownFaculty artists Miles Brown, jazz, and Courtney Orlando, director of Now Hear This, will be performing at Carnegie Hall on Friday, March 16, at 7:30 in Zankel Hall. They will perform with their ensemble Alarm Will Sound and feature the music of György Ligeti. In August, Brown will also be giving a presentation and recital at the 6th European Biennial Double Bass Congress and Festival in Lucca, Italy. Brown will present on improvisation strategies over pedal points in jazz standards.

Jazz Studies Welcomes Phillips, Stevens, Wade, and Brown Reply

Phillips_Stevens_Wade_BrownWith the appointment of four additional teaching artists to its Jazz Studies faculty, the Peabody Conservatory has solidified its commitment to providing a first-class education in jazz, one which reflects both the profound history of jazz in Baltimore and Peabody’s reputation as a premier conservatory.  Beginning in Fall 2018, trumpeter and Richard and Elizabeth Case Chair in Jazz Studies Sean Jones welcomes percussionist Quincy Phillips, guitarist Matthew Stevens, and vocalist Charenée Wade to the Peabody jazz faculty. In addition, pianist Alex Brown will serve as a Visiting Artist in Jazz Studies. More…