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Bassist/Composer Mimi Jones Announces New Tour Dates

Bassist/Composer Mimi Jones Announces New Tour Dates

For bassist/composer Mimi Jones, the release one year ago of her second CD Balance accomplished several goals. It tested her mettle as a businesswoman, as the CD was released on the Hot Tone Music label she’d founded in 2009. It highlighted her propensity for collaboration and support of other indie jazz musicians, particularly women, as Hot ...

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“Traveler” Visits Barnes & Noble, Bossa Novas Onto Billboard Chart

âTravelerâ Visits Barnes & Noble, Bossa Novas Onto Billboard Chart

World beat purveyor Lawson Rollins boosted by in-store play for his newly released album; the virtuoso guitarist to be profiled in Guitar Player magazine. San Francisco, CA: The guitar-guided world music excursions that you hear this month in Barnes & Noble stores throughout the United States come from the recently released Traveler, the critically-hailed fifth album ...

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Los Angeles Based Sun Soul Orchestra Prepares To Release Their Long Awaited Full-length CD Debut "What Matters Most" Worldwide On April 28th, 2015

Los Angeles Based Sun Soul Orchestra Prepares To Release Their Long Awaited Full-length CD Debut "What Matters Most" Worldwide On April 28th, 2015

Los Angeles, CA - Sun Soul Orchestra is an inspired project that features a rotating collection of artists performing original music and covers arranged by Stevo Théard and Ginger Murphy. Their debut album, What Matters Most has been a labor of love over the past 5 years and finally releases worldwide, physically and digitally on April ...

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Partner with Jazz Near You / All About Jazz

Partner with Jazz Near You / All About Jazz

Leverage the All About Jazz and Jazz Near You platform to support your business. Your friends at All About Jazz are looking to develop win-win solutions with for-profit businesses and tax-exempt organizations that support jazz music and jazz culture by exploring strategic partnerships ranging from media to technology. To date, Jazz Near You has partnered with ...

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Bebop, Swing, and Bella Musica: Jazz and the Italian American Experience

Bebop, Swing, and Bella Musica: Jazz and the Italian American Experience

A book by Bill Dal Cerro and David Anthony Witter. Frank Sinatra, Louis Prima, Louie Bellson, Lennie Tristano, Tony Bennett, Buddy DeFranco, Flip Phillips, and Joe Lovano: These are just some of the hundreds of musicians of Italian descent whose talents have enriched jazz. Bebop, Swing, and Bella Musica is more than just a book about ...

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Email Autoresponders For Musicians: How To Get Fans Engaged Right Away

Email Autoresponders For Musicians: How To Get Fans Engaged Right Away

Just about anyone who has music available is using the song-for-email strategy. If you’re not on board, basically you trade music in exchange for an email address. It’s a great way to grow your list, and by now we all know that email is one of the best ways to stay in touch with your fans and ...

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Doug Raney: Phantom Guitarist

Doug Raney: Phantom Guitarist

When talk turns to the finest guitarists of the post-war years, Jimmy Raney often is overlooked. So is his son, Doug. Jimmy Raney was born in jny: Louisville, Ky., in 1927, and watched his mother play guitar in the 1930s. Raney studied with guitarist Hayden Causey, eventually replacing him in Jerry Wald's band, where he made ...

FESTIVAL

Jazz this week: Matthew Shipp & Michael Bisio, Shades of Jade, T. Oliver Reid, Koplant No, Essentially Ellington Festival, and more

Jazz this week: Matthew Shipp & Michael Bisio, Shades of Jade, T. Oliver Reid, Koplant No, Essentially Ellington Festival, and more

Check out more events at Jazz Near You: St. Louis. It's another busy weekend of live jazz and creative music in St. Louis, with a number of noteworthy shows from both touring and local performers, including a new variation on the usual booking formulas from Jazz St. Louis, as Jazz at the Bistro will for the ...

BIRTHDAY

Jazz Musician of the Day: James Moody

Jazz Musician of the Day: James Moody

All About Jazz is celebrating James Moody's birthday today! For over six decades, saxophone master James Moody has serenaded lovers with his signature song Moody\'s Mood for Love an improvisation on the chord progressions of I\'m in the Mood for Love. Born in Savannah, Georgia on March 26, 1925, and raised in Newark, New Jersey, James ...


 

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