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Vice President of Education and C...

Phone: (310) ***-****  
Local Address:  Los Angeles , California , United States
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 education organization, was founded in 1986 by the Monk family along with the late Maria Fisher, an opera singer...   more
Background

Employment History

  • Director of Education
    Universaity of Southern California's Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz
  • Executive Director
    The Brubeck Institute

Board Memberships and Affiliations

  • Board Member
    District II Band
  • Member of Advisory Task Force for Jazz Education
    Smithsonian Institution
  • Founder
    IAJE's International Sisters

Education

  • Master's degree
    University of Miami
  • Master’s degree , Jazz Pedagogy
    University of Miami
  • PhD , Music Education
    Indiana University
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by J.B. Dyas, Executive Director, the Brubeck Institute
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J.B. Dyas, Executive Director
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J.B. Dyas was formerly Director of Education and Curriculum Development at the Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz at the University of Southern California. He has presented numerous jazz education events throughout the country with such artists as Regina Carter, Herbie Hancock, Jackie McLean, T.S. Monk, and Bobby Watson, has directed large and small ensembles, implemented new jazz curricula, and taught a wide variety of jazz courses to students from ages seven to seventy, beginner to professional, learning-challenged to prodigy. He oversaw the development of JazzinAmerica-the NationalOnlineJazzCurriculum () and has authored for several national jazz publications. A graduate of the University of Miami and doctoral candidate at Indiana University, a recipient of the DownBeat Jazz Education Achievement Award, co-founder of the IAJE Sisters in Jazz International Collegiate Competition, and member of the Smithsonian Institution's Advisory Task Force for Jazz Education, Dyas is a professional bassist and Yamaha and SWR Artist who has appeared with such artists as Jamey Aebersold, David Baker, Jerry Bergonzi, Ellis Marsalis, Red Rodney, Ira Sullivan, and Bobby Watson.
Dr. J.B. Dyas from the ...
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Dr. J.B. Dyas from the Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz
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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.
Kellylee Evans
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Immediately following the informances, Hart, Evans and Dyas will conduct jazz workshops for each host school's jazz band and choir in which the visiting students will play with their Chicago counterparts side-by-side, providing tutelage peer to peer.
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Dr. J.B. Dyas has been a leader in jazz education for the past two decades. Formerly the Executive Director of the Brubeck Institute, Dyas currently serves as Vice President for Education and Curriculum Development at the Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz. He oversees the Institute's education and outreach programs including Jazz in America: The National Jazz Curriculum (www.jazzinamerica.org), one of the most significant and wide-reaching jazz education initiatives 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 served on the Smithsonian Institution's Task Force for Jazz Education in America and presented numerous jazz education events worldwide with such artists as Dave Brubeck and Herbie Hancock. Dyas received his master's degree in Jazz Pedagogy from the University of Miami and PhD in Music Education from Indiana University. He is a recipient of the DownBeat Achievement Award for Jazz Education.
Dr. J.B. Dyas from the ...
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Dr. J.B. Dyas from the Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz
Leader in jazz education works with El Sereno Middle School Jazz Band students
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.
Curriculum for instruction in public schools - Quincy Jones Musiq Consortium
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You might get some ideas from this lecture by J.B. Dyas of the Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz regarding the integration of Jazz in the classroom.
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