National Artist Spotlight: Sherrie Maricle & The DIVA Jazz Orchestra

Hard-charging. Powerful. Immersed in the history of their craft and in total command of their instruments. That’s The DIVA Jazz Orchestra – an ensemble of 15 extremely talented and versatile musicians who just happen to be women. They can’t help it – they were born that way. Headed by swinging drummer Sherrie Maricle, DIVA exudes …

Thank You For Celebrating Jazz Appreciation Month and International Jazz Day!

A Worldwide Celebration of Jazz! I hope everyone enjoyed Jazz Appreciation Month (April) and  International Jazz Day (April 30th), a celebration of a great American art form! Many thanks to everyone that participated in events, lectures, seminars, concerts, jam sessions, and the many other ways you may have  celebrated, not just today but all throughout the …