Music students and 2013 NOCCA graduates Darryl Staves, Raymond Weber, Hunter Burgamy and Nicole Anderson were awarded full scholarships to the Berklee College of Music. The announcement took place at the City Music Scholarship Concert and the culmination of Berklee’s Summer Performance Program.http://www.berklee.edu/events/city-music-scholarship-concert
NOCCA was recently mentioned in a PBS video about Wendell Pierce. Click below to watch:
Watch YOUR VOICE, YOUR STORY: Wendell Pierce on PBS. See more from WGBH Series.
Earl Scioneaux lives, musically, in what most would consider two separate worlds. As a recording engineer for Preservation Hall, he works with a trad-jazz ensemble whose sound, in its essence, is more than a hundred years old (and that, the Hall’s many recent identity-stretching collaborations notwithstanding, …
Music has been key to New Orleans’ recovery since Hurricane Katrina. At Jazz and Heritage Fest 2013, Troy Andrews, aka Trombone Shorty, got the coveted closing act spot. Andrews and Gwen Thompkins, host of WWNO’s Music Inside Out, talk about personal transitions and changes in …
A small fleet of University of New Orleans students, faculty and alumni recently returned from a 10-day trip to Moscow, where they provided music for Russia’s top star search television program and played a concert for the U.S. Ambassador and his guests.
“We did play a …
Photos of the Day: Ben Williams Bassist of the Monk Institute visited the Jazz Instrumental Department on Monday, April 15.
Kick-Off Your Jazz Fest With
NOCCA Big Band Free Community Concert
Free Concert Performed By NOCCA Student-Artists
April 24, 7 PM, Lupin Hall-NOCCA
New Orleans Center for Creative Arts (NOCCA, 2800 Chartres Street, New Orleans-70117) invites the community to a free concert as the Jazz Department showcases the …
In junior high, Gregory Agid was a reluctant student of the Louis “Satchmo” Armstrong Jazz Summer Camp. His mother, for the first few days at least, had to literally drag him out of bed.
But his ambivalence about jazz in general, and the clarinet in particular, disappeared once …
Gregory is having his cd release party at the Little Gem Saloon on Thursday, February 28 at 8 and 10pm.http://www.gregoryagid.com/
Hailed one of the most influential young people in the art world, Jonathan Batiste wants to make jazz more accessible. Click here to watch the video.