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ARTICLE: UNDER THE RADAR

Jazz Education: The Next Generation, Part 2

Read "Jazz Education: The Next Generation, Part 2" reviewed by Karl Ackermann

Part 1 of Jazz Education: The Next Generation explored how the early days of music and--specifically--jazz music was approached through various channels of formal education. The long, arduous process of creating an accepting environment for jazz education necessitated moving the art form from a vaudevillian status through a firewall of academic elitism and prejudice to a ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Doug Munro And La Pompe Attack: The Harry Warren Song Book

Read "The Harry Warren Song Book" reviewed by Roger Farbey

Doug Munro is the great nephew of Harry Warren who was the first major American songwriter to compose specifically for films. All the tunes on this CD are from movies with the exception of two Munro originals, “Blues For Harry" and “You Again" and barring those two and “Nagasaki," were all written in the 1930s and ...

NEWS: BIRTHDAY

Jazz Musician of the Day: Doug Munro

Jazz Musician of the Day: Doug Munro

All About Jazz is celebrating Doug Munro's birthday today!

Doug is a critically acclaimed New York jazz guitarist. Since 1987 he has released eleven albums as a leader and has appeared on over 50 recordings as a sideman, producer, and arranger working with a diverse array of artists including Dr. John, Michael Brecker, and Dr. Lonnie ...

NEWS: BIRTHDAY

Jazz Musician of the Day: Doug Munro

Jazz Musician of the Day: Doug Munro

All About Jazz is celebrating Doug Munro's birthday today!

Doug is a critically acclaimed New York jazz guitarist. Since 1987 he has released eleven albums as a leader and has appeared on over 50 recordings as a sideman, producer, and arranger working with a diverse array of artists including Dr. John, Michael Brecker, and Dr. Lonnie ...

NEWS: EDUCATION

Litchfield Jazz Camp Announces Two New Courses And Select Places Still Available

Litchfield Jazz Camp Announces Two New Courses And Select Places Still Available

Kent, CT: Litchfield Jazz Camp (est. 1997) is excited to announce new course offerings for 2012. Guitarist and Camp Teaching Artist Doug Munro will offer a College Prep Seminar during sessions three (7/22-7/27), four (7/29-8/3), and five (8/5-8/10). Doug, who is a Professor of Music at SUNY Purchase and founder of their Jazz Program, will offer ...

NEWS: RECORDING

Doug Munro and La Pompe Attack "A Very Gypsy Christmas"

Doug Munro and La Pompe Attack "A Very Gypsy Christmas"

Featuring: DOUG MUNRO guitar; KEN PEPLOWSKI clarinet; CYRILLE-AIMEE DAUDEL vocals; HOWIE BUJESE violin; MICHAEL GOETZ bass; ERNIE PUGLIESE guitar Jazz guitar virtuoso Doug Munro has an insatiable appetite for all things jazz. On his latest CD, A Very Gypsy Christmas Doug demonstrates his long standing love affair with the music of Django Reinhardt and Stephane Grappelli with 15 of the swingingest ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Ellis Marsalis: A New Orleans Christmas Carol

Read "A New Orleans Christmas Carol" reviewed by Dan Bilawsky

Christmas music doesn't usually come into stores, radios and homes until Thanksgiving time but, in a year when snow covered the East Coast before Halloween, early arrivals seem to be the norm. Guitarist Doug Munro delivered a Django Reinhardt-styled set of holiday classics on A Very Gypsy Christmas (GotMusic, 2011) in September; pianist Geri Allen tackled ...

NEWS: BIRTHDAY

Jazz Musician of the Day: Doug Munro

Jazz Musician of the Day: Doug Munro

All About Jazz is celebrating Doug Munro's birthday today!

Doug is a critically acclaimed New York jazz guitarist. Since 1987 he has released eleven albums as a leader and has appeared on over 50 recordings as a sideman, producer, and arranger working with a diverse array of artists including Dr. John, Michael Brecker, and Dr. Lonnie ...

NEWS: BIRTHDAY

Jazz Musician of the Day: Doug Munro

Jazz Musician of the Day: Doug Munro

All About Jazz is celebrating Doug Munro's birthday today!


JAZZ MUSICIAN OF THE DAY

Doug Munro

Doug is a critically acclaimed New York jazz guitarist. Since 1987 he has released eleven albums as a leader and has appeared on over 50 recordings as a sideman, producer, ...

NEWS: RECORDING

Doug Munro Releases New Solo CD: "Alone But Not Alone"

Doug Munro Releases New Solo CD: "Alone But Not Alone"

Master guitarist Doug Munro is back with a new solo project In Munro's own words... “All the music included here was performed live in the studio with no over dubs. I used a 'loop station' to create the multiple parts. The listener experiences the entire process." This is a recording of spiritual songs. Songs from the spirit and ...