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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 ...

INTERVIEW/PROFILE

Jazz Musician of the Day: Al Di Meola

Jazz Musician of the Day: Al Di Meola

All About Jazz is celebrating Al Di Meola's birthday today!

Al Di Meola holds the most prestigious guitar awards (of any guitarist in the world) from the highest rated guitar poll in the world, Guitar Player Magazine. He has been known throughout the world for the past two and a half decades as one of the ...

TECHNOLOGY

Blue Note Records Launches New Blue Note 75 App For iPad

Blue Note Records proudly presents the Blue Note 75 app – a ground-breaking new app available exclusively for iPad that celebrates the 75th Anniversary of the legendary jazz label which has represented The Finest In Jazz Since 1939. Now available exclusively on the App Store, the app presents a new digital format – developed in partnership ...

CD/DOWNLOAD/ALBUM

Reed Master Harvey Wainapel's "Amigos Brasileiros Vol. 2" Due For Sept. 2 Release

Reed Master Harvey Wainapel's "Amigos Brasileiros Vol. 2" Due For Sept. 2 Release

Saxophonist and clarinetist Harvey Wainapel has been dividing his time between Berkeley and Brazil for nearly 15 years now, and in the course of his expansive Brazilian travels he’s forged deep musical friendships with an array of that country’s notable composers and instrumentalists. Many of them were showcased on Wainapel’s gorgeous 2007 travelogue Amigos Brasileiros, and ...

EVENT

Patterson Blues Festival On Sat July 26 Showcases Regional And Local Talent

Patterson Blues Festival On Sat July 26 Showcases Regional And Local Talent

The annual Patterson Blues Festival features some of the best in southern blues, soul, and r&b acts locally from Tennessee as well as regional southeast acts. The 2014 festival features headliner touring act Sol Roots, Tennessee's r&b act Al Rich, harmonica master James Eddie, and more. The Patterson Blues Festival showcases fantastic music, soul food, and ...

FESTIVAL/CRUISE

Big Names, Local Stars, New Visionaries, More Venues, and a Bit of Rain: The 2014 Twin Cities Jazz Festival

The totally free “three-day" 2014 Twin Cities Jazz Festival really got its start in early June with the first of three Jazz in the Library gigs. The Saint Paul-centered event really expanded across the entire state as the festival-sponsored Jazz Central All-Stars launched a 3-month, six-city tour in late May. The festival's Lowertown/Downtown venues pushed beyond ...

TECHNOLOGY

Musicplay Analytics and LuckyPennie Join the Brandery Accelerator's New Class

Cinncinnati's The Brandery is considered one of the top tech startup accelerators. They help startups in the early stages to further develop and seek funding. The Brandery just took in a new batch of startups including two in the music tech space. LuckyPennie combines music and event discovery with social elements in an interesting mix. MusicPlay ...

MUSIC INDUSTRY

How Some Managers and Agents Benefit from Piracy and Low-Paying Streaming Music

By David Lowery of The Trichordist. Seems like every six months or so I have friends forward me an article or interview with a manager or agent extolling the virtues of streaming (and sometimes even piracy.) Usually this comes with some note that reads something like this “Agent/Manager X thinks streaming/piracy is a good thing, Why ...

CAREER

Sparkplug Helps Musicians Rent Gear and Space from Each Other [updated]

Sparkplug is a new site and service that facilitates musicians renting gear and space from each other. But they go beyond just a Craiglist-like listing to add a system with such features as clear procedures, deposits and id verification. It's potentially a great service but, in what I think is a simple oversight, you can't figure ...

MUSIC INDUSTRY

2 Google Execs Forge Closer Ties with Spotify

Omid Kordestani, who is the acting chief business officer at Google is joining the Board of Spotify, according to reports today. And a former executive, Shishir Mehrotra, will reportedly become a special adviser to Spotify and CEO Daniel Ek. YouTube execs have said that they'd love to buy Sporify, if they could.  But do these moves, first posted ...


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