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Remembering Artie Shaw

Remembering Artie Shaw By Mike Zwerin A time when clarinetists were matinee idols is difficult to imagine today. In addition to being the loss of a fine musician and an extraordinary human being, the death of Artie Shaw earlier this month at the age of 94 is a...

Artie Shaw Bio from IAJE

One of the sole surviving great lions of the big band swing era, master clarinetist-bandleader Artie Shaw helped define a key era in American music history. According to an issue of TIME magazine on the dawn of WWII, to the German populace Artie Shaw represented...

Personal Best. Artie Shaw at Long Beach

By: John Robert Brown Past Chairman of the Clarinet and Saxophone Society of Great Britain   The 29th Annual International Association for Jazz Education (IAJE) Conference took place on Jan 9th -12th 2002, at Long Beach, California. Daily temperatures were in the...