Tag Archives: emerging markets

  1. Cultivating Creativity in Classroom, Jazz & in Business

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    October 26, 2013 by Jackie Modeste


    Creativity is not a skill but cultivating it is. As an educator, I facilitate the student’s learning process; identifying, bringing …
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  2. Albert Murray’s Influence Beyond the Blues

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    September 9, 2013 by Jackie Modeste

    Albert Murray, the Strand Bookstore

    Albert Murray was 97 when he passed away in his Harlem apartment on Sunday, August 18, 2013, at 7:30PM. It …
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  3. The Gorilla & the Deep Blue (Ocean) Sea


    July 23, 2013 by Jackie Modeste


    This is a tumultuous time in the US. The Sanford, Florida, trial that let a murderer walk free reinforced various …
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  4. Morning Riffs: Apple & MOOCs


    January 24, 2013 by Jackie Modeste


    Duke Ellington, “It Don’t Mean a Thing” (1943) “A blues riff is a brief musical phrase that is repeated, sometimes …
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  5. Facebook, Jazz & the Possibilities of Global Scale

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    May 21, 2012 by Jackie Modeste


    It seems to me that Facebook aspires towards the same openness and global reach as jazz. Moreover, it seems these trajectories converge …
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  6. The Inverted Front Line: Listening to Polyrhythms


    May 8, 2012 by Jackie Modeste

    Jazz funeral - New Orleans

    Essentially Ellington is an annual international high school jazz band competition sponsored by Jazz at Lincoln Center. Members of the …
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  7. Elephant Sperm Banks — Good Idea for Business & for Jazz


    April 20, 2012 by Jackie Modeste

    “Inbreeding presents real problems… [and it] isn’t just a problem for captive elephants” – it’s a problem for businesses and …
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