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RADIO/PODCAST

JazzWeek Radio Chart: July 14, 2014

TWLW2WArtistTWLWMoveAddRptsPeakWks111Louis Hayes Return Of The Jazz Communicators (Smoke Sessions)322328-645917242Jimmy Cobb The Original Mob (Smoke Sessions)290206+841458233363Bobby Hutcherson Enjoy The View (Blue Note)281125+156205732434Theo Croker Afro Physicist (OKeh)246258-1235334525Eric Alexander Chicago Fire (HighNote)242262-20049111656Mike LeDonne I Love Music (Savant)239192+471254537147Ted Rosenthal Trio Rhapsody In Gershwin (Playscape Recordings)209167+42341778178Dena DeRose We Won't Forget You ... An Homage To Shirley Horn (HighNote)203163+4094883979Gordon Goodwin's Big Phat ...

INTERVIEW/PROFILE

Jazz Musician of the Day: Tomasz Stanko

Jazz Musician of the Day: Tomasz Stanko

All About Jazz is celebrating Tomasz Stanko's birthday today! Tomasz Stanko was 20 and a graduate of the Cracow Music Academy when he formed his first band, the Jazz Darings, with pianist Adam Makowicz in 1962. Inspired by early Ornette Coleman and the innovations of Coltrane, Miles Davis and George Russell, the group is often cited ...

TECHNOLOGY

Bop.FM's Music Access Service Reportedly Raises $2 Million Investment Round

In news that appeared on Business Insider early this morning, Bop.fm is said to be raising $2 million in funding. Bop.fm is also launching Verified Artist Pages with curated playlists from big stars. No word on what they're planning for the future but they seem to be successfully building out their early service with each new ...

TECHNOLOGY
MUSIC INDUSTRY

Concord Music to Take Stax Records to Broadway

Long popular in the online world, content repositioning has found its way into the mainstream music industry. Concord Music Group and producer Stuart Benjamin are reviving the impressive Stax Records catalog with a Broadway musical based on the story of the iconic soul music label. The story will be written by Matthew Benjamin with a Spring ...

VIDEO/DVD

Videos: Art Tatum at the Piano

Speaking of jazz piano, fans may be unaware that videos of Art Tatum in action exist and that the piano master also appeared in a couple of movies. There's also tape of Tatum's voice, which turns a name on a record label into a warm and charming guy... Here's Tatum at New York's 3 Deuces, at ...

PERFORMANCE/TOUR

Jazz This Week: Support Your Local Jazz Musician

While there are no well-known touring jazz acts passing through St. Louis this week, it's still shaping up to be a fine few days to get out and hear some live music. Fortunately for those so inclined, there's no shortage of upcoming gigs featuring St. Louis musicians from which to choose, including a number of free ...

CAREER

8 Tips on How to Get on European Tour

By indie rapper Kosha Dillz (@koshadillz). Many people continuously ask me how I got my foot into touring Europe. I don't think there is any chance to figure out how to do it except go, and I can tell you that I recall sleeping in a McDonalds in Berlin, arriving to the UK with a suitcase ...

INTERVIEW/PROFILE

Jazz Musician of the Day: Lee Morgan

Jazz Musician of the Day: Lee Morgan

All About Jazz is celebrating Lee Morgan's birthday today! Morgan was a jazz prodigy, joining the Dizzy Gillespie big band at 18, remaining a member for two years. Beginning in 1956, he began recording as a leader, mainly for the Blue Note label, eventually he recorded twenty-five albums for the company. Morgan\'s principal influence as a ...

CONTEST/GIVEAWAY

Enter the "Jamie Saft/Steve Swallow/Bobby Previte - The New Standard" Giveaway!

Enter the "Jamie Saft/Steve Swallow/Bobby Previte - The New Standard" Giveaway!

All About Jazz members are invited to enter the RareNoiseRecords “Jamie Saft/Steve Swallow/Bobby Previte - The New Standard“ giveaway contest starting today. We'll select FIVE winners at the conclusion of the contest on August 10th Click here to enter the contest (Tracking Jamie Saft at AAJ automatically enters you in the contest.) Good luck!
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