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All About Jazz Introduces Discographies!

All About Jazz creates musician discographies from deep archive of album reviews and Discogs.com API Nearly 100,000 records seed database All About Jazz has developed a musician discography feature which allows musicians to document and promote their body of recorded work to jazz fans worldwide. “This project was part of a larger effort to help musicians ...

Musician's Past Events Now Viewable at Jazz Near You

Thanks to the suggestions from a few astute musician users, we now make a musician's past calendar publicly available to musicians, presenters, booking agents, and fans at Jazz Near You. Event history can be accessed from a musician's profile page by clicking “Events Calendar" in the calendar box. Example... Here's an example of saxophonist Ken Fowser's ...

INTERVIEW/PROFILE

Jazz Musician of the Day: Charlie Christian

Jazz Musician of the Day: Charlie Christian

All About Jazz is celebrating Charlie Christian's birthday today! As the man who popularized the guitar in a jazz setting, his legacy lives on. Charlie Christian was born on July 29, 1916 in Bonham, Texas but was raised in Oklahoma City from the time he was two years old. Charlie\'s immediate family were all musically talented ...

FESTIVAL/CRUISE

Line-up Announced For 8th Annual Take Me To The River Festival

Line-up Announced For 8th Annual Take Me To The River Festival

CELEBRATE THE END OF SUMMER AT THE 8TH ANNUAL TAKE ME TO THE RIVER MUSIC + ARTS FESTIVAL SEPTEMBER 6 IN HASTINGS-ON-HUDSON Hudson Valley’s Premier Outdoor Summer Festival Two Stages, 21 Bands, Big Art, Fun Kids Activities and Community Delicious, Locally Sourced Food + Drink from 12+ Vendors Reducing Carbon Footprint with Solar Stage, Recycling Centers ...

MUSIC INDUSTRY

Sony's Major Label Shenanigans Revealed by American Idol Lawsuit

By copyright and intellectual property attorney Wallace E. J. Collins III, Esq.. 19 Entertainment, the record company founded by “American Idol” creator Simon Fuller, has sued Sony Music Entertainment for allegedly cheating artists such as Carrie Underwood and Kelly Clarkson out of monies due to them. The lawsuit sheds light on some controversial accounting practices at ...

CD/DOWNLOAD/ALBUM

Monday Recommendation: Ahmed Abdul-Malik

Monday Recommendation: Ahmed Abdul-Malik

Ahmed Abdul-Malik, Spellbound (Status) Of Sudanese heritage, the bassist Ahmed Abdul-Malik (1927-1993) was born Jonathan Timms in Brooklyn. After working with Art Blakey and Thelonious Monk, among others, Abdul-Malik studied music of other cultures. He was among the first to incorporate Middle Eastern and Indian influences into jazz. Except for a straight-ahead blues, this 1965 album ...

FESTIVAL/CRUISE

New Edition Of The Arizona Jazz Festival Is Packed With Soul

R&B veterans Bobby Brown, Johnny Gill, Ralph Tresvant, Charlie Wilson, Boyz II Men, Brian McKnight, Maze featuring Frankie Beverly, Mint Condition, Kem, Fantasia and Jaheim join smooth jazz headliners Boney James, Brian Culbertson, Mindi Abair, Peter White, Euge Groove and more Phoenix, AZ: Thousands of concertgoers from all over the U.S. will be dancing in the ...

INTERVIEW/PROFILE

Jazz Musician of the Day: Delfeayo Marsalis

Jazz Musician of the Day: Delfeayo Marsalis

All About Jazz is celebrating Delfeayo Marsalis' birthday today! Delfeayo Marsalis is one of the top trombonists, composers and producers in jazz today. Known for his “technical excellence, inventive mind and frequent touches of humor…” (Leonard Feather, Los Angeles Times), he is “…one of the best, most imaginative and musical of the trombonists of his generation.” ...

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Wax Rax: Record Storage Remastered

LP-V Series shelving holds up to 700 vinyl LPs. Founded by artist, designer and metal fabricator David Stanavich, Wax Rax designs products with the vinyl record collector in mind. Decades of experience designing and building metal furnishings go into making our product line the audiophile’s choice to store, catalog and access vinyl records. Wax Rax units ...

VIDEO/DVD

Tony Bennett's Almost Birthday

Tony Bennett's birthday is on August 3 (he'll be a majestic 88), but I couldn't wait until then to celebrate. While roaming YouTube the other night, I dipped into Tony's 1960s TV appearances. If you like what you see below, I'll tell you at the end of this post where you can see much more if ...


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