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Dr. J.B. Dyas

Vice President, Education and Curriculum Development

The Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz

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The Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz

5225 Wisconsin Avenue NW Suite 605

Washington, D.C., 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

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Background Information

Employment History

Project Director

Jazz

Affiliations

Board Member
District II Band

Member of Advisory Task Force for Jazz Education
Smithsonian Institution

Founder
IAJE's Interest Chair

Education

Master's degree

University of Miami

PhD

Music Education

Indiana University

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Currently Vice President for Education ...

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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. 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

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Jazz Band: Dr. J.B. Dyas

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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.


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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.


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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.

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