Category Archives: Business

  1. Finding Your Groove: the Art of Teaching Through Jazz

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    June 23, 2015 by Jackie Modeste

    It’s been a looooong time…. I took a hiatus from blogging, Trading Fours with Drs. Modeste & Wes, and from …
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  2. Follow the Music

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    June 24, 2014 by Jackie Modeste

    This is an excerpt of my remarks for the June 19, 2014, Jazz Diplomacy event sponsored by Natixis at the …
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  3. ‘Mind the Gap’ — Develop Cultural Competence

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    June 9, 2014 by Jackie Modeste

    The alleged “skills gap” dominates conversations about the relationship between education and work. Peter Smirniotopoulos and his co-author Natalie Pregibon …
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  4. Jazz & the State

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    March 8, 2014 by Jackie Modeste

    Mark S. Weiner was our guest on the March 7, 2014, episode of Trading Fours with Drs. Modeste & Wes. …
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  5. Jazz and Management in Practice

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    February 3, 2014 by Jackie Modeste

    On Sunday, January 26, 2014, the Jazz Standard Youth Orchestra (JSYO) performed its weekly gig, the jazz brunch at one …
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  6. Gigging in Australia: Project-based Learning via Kickstarter

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    January 13, 2014 by Jackie Modeste

    Full disclosure – my son, Emilio, launched (with my help) a Kickstarter campaign to raise money so he can participate …
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  7. 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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