The Distance Ranked Fifth Best Jazz Album of the Year by NPR Jazz Critics Poll

The Distance, a recent CD release by jazz faculty artist Michael Formanek and his ensemble Kolossus, was ranked fifth Best Jazz Album of the year in the NPR Jazz Critics Poll and made Downbeat Magazine‘s list of Best Albums of 2016. El Intruso – an Argentinian website dedicated to jazz, rock, avant-garde, and other music […]

Judah Adashi Releases “Last Words”, an Excerpt from his Larger Work Titled Unseen

Faculty artist Judah Adashi (MM ’02, DMA ’11, Composition) recently released “Last Words,” an excerpt from a larger work in progress entitled Unseen. The demo recording features vocals by Matthew J. Robinson of Howard University’s Afro Blue, photos by Zach Gross taken for The New Yorker, and documentary audio from The Marshall Project, a nonprofit, […]

Denyce Graves Featured in Interview with Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Faculty artist Denyce Graves was featured with Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg in an interview by NBC Washington’s News4. The interview detailed JusticeĀ Ginsburg’s love of opera and longstanding relationship with Ms. Graves after seeing her perform throughout her career at the Met and in her recent role as Emelda Griffith in WNO’s production of Champion at […]