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Jazz Composers Workshop to Showcase New Works at Annual Concert July 6

From News, posted 6.01.06 The highly lauded BMI Jazz Composers Workshop, now in its second decade, will highlight the best of new jazz compositions created during the last year at its 18th Annual Summer Showcase Concert. The concert is free to the public, and will be held on Thursday, July… Read more...


5th Annual JAM Celebration Honors Jazz Pioneers

From News, posted 4.27.06 Jazz Appreciation Month, or JAM for short, kicked off this April with a special fifth anniversary ceremony held at the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History in Washington, D.C. Sponsored by BMI and presented by the Smithsonian, the annual, month-long celebration pays tribute to this living… Read more...


BMI Honors Composers of Top Movies, TV Shows and Cable Programs at 2005 Film/TV Awards

From News, posted 5.18.05 Composer Graeme Revell Receives Richard Kirk Award For Outstanding Career Achievement BMI honored the composers and songwriters of the music from this year's top-grossing films, top-rated prime-time network television series and highest-ranking cable network television series at its annual Film & Television Awards dinner. Held May 18 at… Read more...


BMI Celebrates Jazz Appreciation Month

From News, posted 3.29.04 April is Jazz Appreciation Month! Launched in 2002 by the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of American History, Jazz Appreciation Month (or JAM for short) is a month-long celebration spotlighting jazz through concerts, programs and museum collections. Schools, colleges, museums, concert halls, libraries and public broadcasters are… Read more...


Rika Muranaka

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From MusicWorld, posted 12.17.02 Tokyo native Rika Muranaka came to Chicago to study jazz piano with Alan Swain while still in her teens. Her talents were quickly recognized, and soon Muranaka was working with some of the most highly regarded figures in the jazz world, including Woody Shaw, Stan Kenton, Art Blakey and Freddie… Read more...


At BMI, Black Music Month Is Celebrated All Year Long

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From News, posted 6.12.01 At BMI, Black Music Month Is Celebrated All Year Long By Rob Patterson From the dawning days of rhythm & blues through today's multifaceted urban music scene, BMI has been at the forefront of music from the African American tradition,… Read more...


Kevin Eubanks Breaks Down the Barriers

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From MusicWorld, posted 7.31.00 In recent years, guitarist/composer Kevin Eubanks has become a household name and face, thanks to his nightly television exposure as The Tonight Show's music director (and Jay Leno's frequent comic sidekick). But jazz fans are well aware that the easygoing Philadelphia native is also one of the jazz world's most… Read more...