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BMI Explores the Origins of Jazz Appreciation Month

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From News, posted 4.22.14 Nearly thirteen years have passed since legendary musician/producer Quincy Jones helped the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History introduce the Jazz Appreciation Month (JAM) initiative at a press conference in July 2001. The program spends each April celebrating the genre’s history, heroes and future with one month of special jazz-centric… Read more...


Keith Jarrett and Anthony Braxton to be Named NEA Jazz Masters

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From News, posted 8.07.13 Broadcast Music, Inc. composers Keith Jarrett and Anthony Braxton will be honored as Jazz Masters by the National Endowment for the Arts at an awards ceremony and concert on January 13, 2014, at Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York City. The two composers were selected from nominations submitted by… Read more...


Photo of the Month: December

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From MusicWorld, posted 12.11.12 The Dave Brubeck Quartet, from the 1964 issue of BMI’s magazine, Many Worlds of Music, “…the audience wouldn’t let him go.” Read more...


BMI Mourns the Loss of Dave Brubeck

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From News, posted 12.07.12 Renowned pianist and BMI Jazz Composer Dave Brubeck passed away December 5, 2012 one day before his 92nd birthday. Brubeck released nearly 100 albums over his career with his signature of complex rhythmic patterns leading him to be one of the first jazz musicians to frequently play in more than… Read more...


Mel Brooks and Dave Brubeck Feted at Kennedy Center Honors

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From News, posted 12.07.09 BMI giants Mel Brooks and Dave Brubeck were among the entertainment royalty saluted at the 32nd Annual Kennedy Center Honors on Sunday, December 6 in Washington, D.C. The Kennedy Board of Trustees selected the incomparably versatile funnyman and profoundly influential composer in recognition of their “contributions to American culture, through… Read more...


BMI Foundation’s Ralph Jackson Receives Letter of Distinction

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From News, posted 5.10.07 Ralph N. Jackson, President of the BMI Foundation, Inc., received the prestigious American Music Center’s Letter of Distinction at a recent reception held at the Chelsea Art Museum. The honor, created to recognize those who have made a significant contribution to the field of contemporary American music, also awarded T.J.… Read more...


White House Honors BMI Classical Composer, Bluegrass Legend

From News, posted 11.14.06 Pulitzer Prize-winning classical composer William Bolcom and legendary bluegrass artist Ralph Stanley are among the recipients of the 2006 National Medal of Arts, the highest award given to artists and arts patrons through the U.S. government. Presented by President George W. Bush and First Lady Laura Bush in an Oval… Read more...


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...


B.B. King, Sonic Youth Added to Library of Congress List

From News, posted 4.17.06 The Library of Congress has announced the fourth annual selection of 50 sound recordings to be preserved in the National Recording Registry. The news conference, held April 11 in Washington, D.C., featured a wide variety of outstanding spoken and musical recordings that span the years 1903… Read more...


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