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United States Celebrates Volunteer Appreciation Week

United States Celebrates Volunteer Appreciation Week Thank You to NAfME’s Dedicated Volunteers   This week the United States celebrates Volunteer Appreciation Week. The work of NAfME and its affiliate organizations would…

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What Is Gospel Music?

What Is Gospel Music? Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Jazz Academy   Find out more about the history of Gospel music, and how it is performed, in this Jazz Academy lesson…

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“I Teach—What’s Your Superpower?”

“I Teach—What’s Your Superpower?” Member Spotlight: Argine Safari This article originally appeared in the April 2017 Teaching Music.   THERE’S A SIGN on the piano in the room where NAfME member Argine…

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Developing the Language of Jazz, Part 2

Developing the Language of Jazz, Part 2 A Scaffold Approach to Teaching Jazz Concepts to Beginning and Intermediate Jazz Ensemble By NAfME Member Jonathan Holford and Mike Carubia Article written…