It is powerful to see an acclaimed, GRAMMY-nominated artist such as Tia Fuller discuss her personal triumphs and tribulations as a woman in jazz. In this article, Fuller shares a few of her negative experiences coming of age as a female jazz musician, what she is doing with her platform to challenge the “gatekeepers” of […]
Jazziz recently came out with a list of 19 jazz musicians to watch in 2019. Female artists were strongly represented, making up nearly half of the list. The shape of jazz is in good hands with all the featured artists. Check out the full list here.
February’s DownBeat issue features a story about drummer/producer/bandleader Terri Lyne Carrington, who founded the Berklee Institute for Jazz and Gender Justice. View the issue here.
NEW YORK (AP) — Saxophonist Tia Fuller was crying in bed. And praising God. She’d just received the news that she was nominated for her first-ever Grammy Award — but it’s not just any nomination: Her inclusion in the best jazz instrumental album category is a historic moment for women because they have rarely been […]
NYC Winter Jazzfest put a spotlight on jazz and gender in this panel discussion with Toshi Reagon, Roxy Coss, Vanessa Reed, Maria Grand, Fay Victor, John Murph, moderated by Sarah Elizabeth Charles, and Nate Chinen.
I am honored to be included in the cover story for the February issue of DownBeat, which covers a critical conversation about gender inequality in jazz. Read it here.
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Greetings! I hope you all enjoyed the long Labor Day weekend. I have been hard at work these past couple weeks trying to improve my web presence. That being said, I’m now on Instagram and Twitter! I also started a monthly newsletter in addition to my blog. The September issue is out. See you on […]
I am excited to offer some free lesson resources through the Noteflight Learn Lesson Resources Database! Here are the lessons I have made available so far: Active Tone in Jazz Improvisation – Lesson 1Active Tone in Jazz Improvisation – Lesson 2Active Tone in Jazz Improvisation – Lesson 3Tritone Resolution in Major Keys