About | Free Trial

Last Update

2016-05-13T00:00:00.000Z

This profile was last updated on .

Is this you? Claim your profile.

Wrong J.B. Dyas?

Dr. J.B. Dyas

Vice President of Education and Curriculum Development

The Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz

Direct Phone: (310) ***-****       

Email: j***@***.org

Get ZoomInfo Grow

+ Get 10 Free Contacts a Month

I agree to the Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. I understand that I will receive a subscription to ZoomInfo Community Edition at no charge in exchange for downloading and installing the ZoomInfo Contact Contributor utility which, among other features, involves sharing my business contacts as well as headers and signature blocks from emails that I receive.

The Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz

5225 Wisconsin Avenue NW Suite 605

Washington, District of Columbia 20015

United States

Company Description

The Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz, a nonprofit jazz education organization, was founded in 1986 in memory of the legendary jazz pianist and composer Thelonious Monk. The Institute fosters the next generation of jazz greats by offering the world's most ... more

Find other employees at this company (72)

Background Information

Employment History

Director of Jazz Studies

Miami Dade College

President

International Association for Jazz Education

Vice President, Education and Curriculum Development

The AudioWorks Group Ltd

Director of Education

Universaity of Southern California's Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz

Affiliations

Board Member
District II Band

Member of Advisory Task Force for Jazz Education
Smithsonian Institution

Education

Master's degree

University of Miami

Master’s degree

Jazz Pedagogy

University of Miami

PhD

Music Education

Indiana University

Web References (122 Total References)


Dr. J.B. Dyas from the ...

www.elserenoms.org [cached]

Dr. J.B. Dyas from the Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz

...
Currently Vice President for Education and Curriculum Development at the Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz, Dyas oversees the Institute's education and outreach programs including Jazz in America (www.jazzinamerica.org), one of the most significant and wide-reaching jazz education programs in the world.


Currently Vice President for Education ...

jazzinamerica.com [cached]

Currently Vice President for Education and Curriculum Development at the Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz, Dyas oversees the Institute's education and outreach programs including Jazz in America (www.jazzinamerica.org), one of the most significant and wide-reaching jazz education programs in the world. He has presented jazz workshops, teacher-training seminars, and jazz "informances" throughout the country with such renowned artists as Dave Brubeck, Teri Lynne Carrington, Regina Carter, Herbie Hancock, Antonio Hart, Ingrid Jensen, Christian McBride, Jackie McLean, Thelonious Monk Jr., and Bobby Watson.

Prior to his current position at the Monk Institute, Dyas served as Executive Director of the Brubeck Institute where he implemented its College Fellowship Program, Brubeck Festival, Summer Jazz Colony, and Jazz Outreach Initiative. Before that he served as Director of Jazz Studies at Miami-Dade College - one of the largest and most multi-cultural colleges in the nation, and New World School of the Arts - Miami’s award-winning performing arts high school.
Throughout his career, Dyas has performed across the country, designed and implemented new jazz curricula, directed large and small ensembles, and taught a wide variety of jazz courses to students at virtually every level of musical development - age seven to seventy, beginner to professional, learning-challenged to prodigy. He has conducted jazz and tune-learning clinics, adjudicated high school and collegiate jazz festivals, and presented seminars at high schools and universities in the United States, Canada, Mexico, and South America. He also teaches every summer at the Jamey Aebersold Summer Jazz Workshop.
In addition, Dyas has written for national music publications, presented clinics and performed at several International Association for Jazz Education (IAJE) Annual Conferences, served as President of the IAJE Florida Unit as well as IAJE’s Interest Chair for Jazz Repertoire, and co-founded IAJE's International Sisters in Jazz Collegiate Competition. He also served on the Smithsonian Institution's Task Force for Jazz Education in America and is a recipient of the Down Beat Achievement Award for Jazz Education.
Dyas received his Master’s degree in Jazz Pedagogy from the University of Miami and PhD in Music Education from Indiana University. A professional bassist, he continually performs in a wide variety of commercial, studio, and jazz settings and has appeared with such artists as Jamey Aebersold, David Baker, Jerry Bergonzi, Gary Campbell, Ellis Marsalis, Bill Prince, Red Rodney, Ira Sullivan, and Bobby Watson.
J.B. Dyas is a Yamaha and SWR artist and uses Yamaha electric basses and SWR amplifiers exclusively.


2011 All-State Conductors

tnmea.org [cached]

Jazz Band: Dr. J.B. Dyas

...
Dr. J.B. Dyas
Jazz Band Conductor
Dr. J.B. Dyas Vice President Education and Curriculum Development Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz (Los Angeles)
Dr. JB Dyas has been a leader in jazz education for the past two decades. Currently Vice President for Education and Curriculum Development at the Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz, Dyas oversees the Institute's education and outreach programs including Jazz in America (www.jazzinamerica.org), one of the most significant and wide-reaching jazz education programs in the world. He has presented jazz workshops, teacher-training seminars, and jazz "informances" throughout the country with such renowned artists as Dave Brubeck, Teri Lynne Carrington, Regina Carter, Herbie Hancock, Antonio Hart, Ingrid Jensen, Christian McBride, Jackie McLean, Thelonious Monk Jr., and Bobby Watson.
Prior to his current position at the Monk Institute, Dyas served as Executive Director of the Brubeck Institute where he implemented its College Fellowship Program, Brubeck Festival, Summer Jazz Colony, and Jazz Outreach Initiative. Before that he served as Director of Jazz Studies at Miami-Dade College - one of the largest and most multi-cultural colleges in the nation, and New World School of the Arts - Miami's award-winning performing arts high school.
Throughout his career, Dyas has performed across the country, designed and implemented new jazz curricula, directed large and small ensembles, and taught a wide variety of jazz courses to students at virtually every level of musical development - age seven to seventy, beginner to professional, learning-challenged to prodigy. He has conducted jazz and tune-learning clinics, adjudicated high school and collegiate jazz festivals, and presented seminars at high schools and universities in the United States, Canada, Mexico, and South America. He also teaches every summer at the Jamey Aebersold Summer Jazz Workshop.
In addition, Dyas has written for national music publications, presented clinics and performed at several International Association for Jazz Education (IAJE) Annual Conferences, served as President of the IAJE Florida Unit as well as IAJE's Interest Chair for Jazz Repertoire, and co-founded IAJE's International Sisters in Jazz Collegiate Competition. He also served on the Smithsonian Institution's Task Force for Jazz Education in America and is a recipient of the Down Beat Achievement Award for Jazz Education.
Dyas received his Master's degree in Jazz Pedagogy from the University of Miami and PhD in Music Education from Indiana University.


Bassist JB Dyas has been ...

www.monkinstitute.com [cached]

Bassist JB Dyas has been involved in jazz education for the past three decades.Formerly the Director of Jazz Studies at New World School of the Arts and Executive Director of the Brubeck Institute, Dyas currently serves as Vice President for Education and Curriculum Development at the Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz where he oversees its education and outreach programs.He also serves as Project Director for the Institute's Jazz in America initiative (www.jazzinamerica.org), one of the most significant and wide-reaching jazz education programs in the world.Throughout his career, Dyas has performed across the country, taught students at every level, directed large and small ensembles, developed and implemented new jazz curricula, and written for national music publications.He has presented numerous jazz clinics, teacher-training seminars, and other jazz education events nationwide with such artists as Dave Brubeck and Herbie Hancock, and is a recipient of the Down Beat Achievement Award for Jazz Education.Dr. Dyas received his Masters degree in Jazz Pedagogy from the University of Miami and PhD in Music Education from Indiana University.


Bassist J.B. Dyas is Vice ...

www.iaje.org [cached]

Bassist J.B. Dyas is Vice President of Education and Curriculum Development for the Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz at the University of Southern California where he oversees its education and outreach programs including Jazz In America: The National Jazz Curriculum.Dyas has taught students at every level, directed large and small ensembles, developed and implemented new jazz curricula, and written for national music publications.He was on the Smithsonian Institution's Task Force for Jazz Education and has presented jazz education events nationwide with artists such as Dave Brubeck, Herbie Hancock, and Bobby Watson.He is recipient of the DownBeat Achievement Award for Jazz Education and is a doctoral candidate at Indiana University.

...
Bassist and composer Bruce Gertz has been a professor at Berklee College of Music since 1976.

Similar Profiles

Other People with this Name

Other people with the name Dyas

Stephen Dyas
Parish Religious Education Program

Bill Dyas
HomeServices Lending LLC

Sam Dyas
UCLU Conservative Society

Karen Dyas
WESTERN OAKS BAPTIST CHURCH

Christopher Dyas
SACK ROSENDIN LLP

Browse ZoomInfo's Business Contact Directory by City

Browse ZoomInfo's
Business People Directory

Browse ZoomInfo's
Advanced Company Directory