Diana Krall

Diana Krall is an accomplished singer, and jazz pianist. Diana was born in British Columbia Canada in 1964. She learned to play piano when she was just four-years-old. Everyone is her family are musicians. When she was in high school she played in a jazz group, and at just fifteen played in many res…

Jazz Forbidden

There was a time in history when Jazz the music was banned during World War II when it was considered a plight for freedom against Hitler’s Nazi regime due to what it represents. Jazz music is the product of America that was creatively invented by African American from culture, and all the elements…

All About Highschool Jazz Competitions

There is nothing more exciting that masses of Jazz lovers all in the same place competing in a competition to showcase the skills they have honed. High school educators all around the country unite at different location to enter their vocal Jazz ensembles, Jazz Bands, Jazz Orchestra’s in a competit…

Jazz Clubs

Jazz music is appreciated worldwide. If you are ever traveling and are new to some countries, here are where some of the best jazz clubs are located so that every place you go will be just like home.

Canadian Jazz Clubs

In Westminster, you can go to the Java Jazz Caf? & Bistro. Live jazz is played…

Lionel Hampton

One great jazz musician was Lionel Hampton. Lionel was a bandleader, actor, jazz vibraphonist and percussionist. He has worked with other famous jazz musicians such as Buddy Rich, Quincy Jones and Charlie Parker. Lionel was raised by his grandmother in the south before he relocated to Chicago. In th…

New York Voices

The New York Voices are a vocal jazz group that have learned from other vocal jazz groups such as Take 6, The Manhattan Transfer, Lionel Hampton and have taken jazz music to higher levels which have earned them Grammy Awards. Their sound is definite jazz sound with classical, pop, Brazilian and R&B …

Billie Holiday

Billie Holiday was one of the most famous jazz music singers in America. Her real name was Eleanora Fagan. Like most lives of musicians, she had a very bad time growing up which damaged her career. Her life is written about in the autobiography Lady Sings The Blues, but there are many things in ther…

Latin Dance

The Unknown Benefits of Latin Dance

Why do people go crazy over Latin dance?

Some of the more obvious reasons are because Latin dance has the moves, the style and the statement. Seeing dancers moving into the Latin rhythm is enough to entice one into learning it too. Once the moves are perfec…

Latin Dance Workout Video

Why Look for a Latin Dance Workout Video?

A lot of people look for Latin dance workout videos today. Why do they choose to make use of Latin dance workout videos to help them keep fit? What are the advantages of Latin dance workout videos over other types of workout material?

1) Time – many pe…

Type Of Latin Dance

The Different Types of Latin Dance

The term “Latin dance” can be interpreted in two different ways. In the first interpretations, the term can point out to the various dances which have Latin American origins. This use of the term is much broader than how the term is formally used in ballroom d…