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JazzWeek Radio Chart: February 2, 2015

JazzWeek Radio Chart: February 2, 2015

TWLW2WArtistTWLWMoveAddRptsPeakWks121Louis Hayes and the Cannonball Adderly Legacy Band Live at Cory Weeds' Cellar Jazz Club (Cellar Live)262220+4224519212David Hazeltine I Remember Cedar (Sharp Nine)242259-1704418333Jeff Hamilton Trio Great American Songs (Capri)212213-113438454Chip White Family Dedications and More (Dark Colors)210192+1844543575Jimmy Greene Beautiful Life (Mack Avenue)195170+2533819565James Farm City Folk (Nonesuch)195183+121345117157Art Hirahara Libations & Meditations (Posi-Tone)190132+5884073848Kenny Barron & Dave Holland The Art ...

NEW RECORDING

Tigran Hamasyan's "Mockroot" Due Out On Nonesuch Records, Feb. 17

Tigran Hamasyan's "Mockroot" Due Out On Nonesuch Records, Feb. 17

Nonesuch Records Releases Label Debut By Pianist Tigran Hamasyan, Mockroot, on February 17, 2015 US Tour Dates announced including stops in Chicago, Los Angeles, Cambridge and New York “Tigran has found a way to keep improvisation fresh and lyrical. Other jazz musicians would be wise to take note.” —Guardian “There are many brilliant and perfectly finished ...

FESTIVAL

8th Annual Red Hook Jazz Festival Takes Place June 14 & 21 In The Urban Meadow

8th Annual Red Hook Jazz Festival Takes Place June 14 & 21 In The Urban Meadow

“The Red Hook Jazz Festival exists contentedly on the margins, like its namesake neighborhood and much of the music on its bill... The mood in the audience was neighborly, with a higher ratio of small children to youngish adults than I’ve seen at any musical event not expressly pitched as a kids’ show.” —Nate Chinen, New ...

WEBSITE

All About Jazz Musician Database Tops 70,000 Profiles

All About Jazz Musician Database Tops 70,000 Profiles

All About Jazz, stewards of the largest jazz database on the internet, is now home to over 70,000 jazz musician profiles. A veritable who's who directory, the Jazz Musician Database includes musician profiles ranging from legendary figures like Miles Davis, to today's stars like Pat Metheny, to emerging artists like Ambrose Akinmusire. Musician/band profiles include biographical ...

BOOK / MAGAZINE

The Lady Who Shot Lee Morgan Author Speaks!

The Lady Who Shot Lee Morgan Author Speaks!

From author Larry Reni Thomas: I am not on anybody's side. I am not on Lee Morgan's side. I am not on Helen Morgan's side. I am on the side of history. I understand people who loved Lee. And can also understand the people who loved Helen. But, I wrote this book for historical significance. I ...

FESTIVAL

Newport Jazz Festival Adds Jack DeJohnette And Lisa Fischer To 2015 Lineup

Newport Jazz Festival Adds Jack DeJohnette And Lisa Fischer To 2015 Lineup

Newport Jazz Festival Adds Jack DeJohnette: Made in Chicago and Ms. Lisa Fischer and Grand Baton to 2015 Lineup NEWPORT, RI – Celebrating music made in Chicago and one of the world’s premier backup singers, George Wein is pleased to announce the additions of Jack DeJohnette: Made in Chicago and Ms. Lisa Fischer and Grand Baton ...

WEBSITE

All About Jazz Expands Advertising Service

All About Jazz Expands Advertising Service

All About Jazz has added a handful of new options to their already robust list of promotional services to help advertisers reach the largest collection of jazz fans and professionals on the internet. In addition to standard banner advertising, new album Showcase, and a geo-targeted Jazz Near You email sponsorship, AAJ has recently added or improved ...

MUSIC INDUSTRY

SoundExchange Bests Personal Record With $773 Million In Royalty Payouts In 2014

SoundExchange Bests Personal Record With $773 Million In Royalty Payouts In 2014

SoundExchange released it's 2014 year end numbers this morning, revealing a new record for the company of $773 million in royalty payouts to recording artists and record labels. 2014's total payout is up 31% from the $590 paid out to artist and labels the year prior. The fourth quarter of 2014 also brought with it a ...

TECHNOLOGY

New .BAND Domains Offer Online Visibility For MusicIans

New .BAND Domains Offer Online Visibility For MusicIans

Rightside, a provider of domain name services has added  .BAND domains to the global music industry as the fourth new Top Level Domain (TLD). .BAND is geared to both emerging and mainstream artists, industry influencers and online music services. The new domain aims to provide access to a bigger audience and differentiation from an otherwise saturated ...

VIDEO / DVD

Lambert, Hendricks & Bavan: 1963

Lambert, Hendricks & Bavan: 1963

In 1962, Annie Ross had to take a health break from the wildly successful vocal trio Lambert, Hendricks & Ross. In her place, Yolande Bavan (above) was hired. When I interviewed Yolande in 2007 three months after starting this blog, she told me the story of how she came to join the group (you can read ...


 

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