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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 ...

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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 ...

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Elio Villafranca's "Cinqué - Music Of The Caribbean" at Jazz At Lincoln Center, Feb. 20-21

Elio Villafranca's "Cinqué - Music Of The Caribbean" at Jazz At Lincoln Center,  Feb. 20-21

With Special Guest Jon Faddis Elio Villafranca brings an all-star band with special guest Jon Faddis into The Appel Room at Jazz at Lincoln Center on February 20-21 for the world premiere of “Cinqué - Music of the Caribbean." The Appel Room
Jazz at Lincoln Center
Broadway at 60th St., 5th floor ...

NEW RECORDING

New Avishai Cohen Trio CD, "From Darkness," Set For Release March 31st

New Avishai Cohen Trio CD, "From Darkness," Set For Release March 31st

From Darkness, the new and 15th album from multi-talented composer- bassist-singer Avishai Cohen, is set for release March 31st via Sunnyside/Razdaz Recordz. A critical darling whose press fans include The New York Times, NPR, MOJO, Jazz Times and many others, the release of From Darkness will be accompanied by tour dates across the globe. Much like ...

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French Music Legends Magma To Play Select North American Dates Spring 2015

French Music Legends Magma To Play Select North American Dates Spring 2015

Paris, France: One of music's most innovative and eclectic ensembles Magma will be performing select North American dates beginning in April 2015! Swirling riffs in odd time signatures, theatrical choir arrangements, heavy and distorted pulsing bass guitar, bombastic and minimalistic (sometimes both at the same time), dark and brooding, adventurous and angelic, jazzy or classical, but ...

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Jazz Musician of the Day: Ronnie Scott

Jazz Musician of the Day: Ronnie Scott

All About Jazz is celebrating Ronnie Scott's birthday today! The son of a musician, Scott became a saxophonist in his teens. Eventually, as the owner of the UK\'s most famous jazz club, his name was virtually synonymous with jazz in the country. Working on the Atlantic oceanliners in the late 1940s, Scott got to hear modern ...

NEW RECORDING

Art Pepper's First 'Rainbow'

Art Pepper's First 'Rainbow'

Jazz has always used the American Songbook as marble slabs to sculpt beautiful works of art. Jazz artists who recorded the most moving versions of these standards tended to be best associated with them. For example, Coleman Hawkins owned Body and Soul after his hit rendition in 1939, and Charlie Parker owned Just Friends and April ...

MUSIC INDUSTRY

Song Catalog Finances - The Future Of Music Publishing

Song Catalog Finances - The Future Of Music Publishing

By Luiz Augusto Buff from Berklee College of Music's Music Business Journal. After the music industry was shocked in the early 2000s by the growth of piracy and file sharing, many investors were skeptical about the future of music publishing assets, worried that the value of songs would decrease significantly due to consumer’s free access to music. However, the ...

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The Recording Academy San Francisco Chapter Hosts Grammy Nominee Celebration

The Recording Academy San Francisco Chapter Hosts Grammy Nominee Celebration

By Walter Atkins The Recording Academy jny: San Francisco Chapter’s GRAMMY Nominee Celebration was held Tuesday, January 20,2015 at The Lodge at the Regency Center in downtown San Francisco. The exclusive reception was well organized and attended by Bay Area artists, city officials and key Academy members including Michael Romanowski, Larry Baptise, and John Poppo, Vice ...

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Video: Bill Evans in Iowa, 1979

Video: Bill Evans in Iowa, 1979

Two months after appearing on Marian McPartland's Piano Jazz radio show in November 1978, Bill Evans hit the road. Right after the new year, the pianist was in Iowa with his trio—bassist Marc Johnson and drummer Joe La Barbera—at the Maintenance Shop in Ames. During their run, the trio was taped for Public Television. You can ...


 

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