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William Parker 3-CD Box Set Of New Works To Be Released August 21 On AUM Fidelity

William Parker 3-CD Box Set Of New Works To Be Released August 21 On AUM Fidelity

On August 21, AUM Fidelity will release For Those Who Are, Still—a 3CD box set of new and previously unissued works from world-renowned composer-bassist William Parker. This set is comprised of four distinctly compelling long-form works—Parker's first composition written for symphony orchestra performance; a commissioned piece for a standing new music ensemble; a “chamber-jazz" song series ...

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Darius Jones' New Album To Be Released August 21 On AUM Fidelity

Darius Jones' New Album To Be Released August 21 On AUM Fidelity

On August 21, 2015, AUM Fidelity will release alto saxophonist-composer Darius Jones' new album, the 5th installment in his ongoing Man'ish Boy epic. This acclaimed series began in 2009 with his debut, Man'ish Boy (A Raw & Beautiful Thing), and shall be comprised of nine albums. This release arrives soundly at the mid-way point with aplomb. ...

TECHNOLOGY

9 Tips For A Mobile-Friendly Website

9 Tips For A Mobile-Friendly Website

In case you missed it, Google’s latest algorithm brought about the so-called “Mobilegeddon,” which punished websites who weren’t mobile-friendly. Okay, I may be exaggerating a little, but Google did roll out an update on April 21, which punished any website that lacked mobile-friendly pages by decreasing the site’s ranking in mobile search results. Guest Post by Kristina ...

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Carmell Jones Quartet, 1960

Carmell Jones Quartet, 1960

For years, trumpeter Carmell Jones was thought to have made his first recording in October 1960 in jny: Los Angeles on a date led by tenor saxophonist Curtis Amy for the Pacific Jazz label. Two months earlier, Jones, at age 24, had left jny: Kansas City and traveled to Los Angeles in search of studio work ...

BIRTHDAY

Jazz Musician of the Day: Valaida Snow

Jazz Musician of the Day: Valaida Snow

All About Jazz is celebrating Valaida Snow's birthday today! The tale of Valaida Snow is dramatic, a beautiful gifted entertainer, singer, dancer, arranger, and jazz trumpeter who succeeded against all odds. Valaida’s exceptional talent, determination and charm brought her international fame. Her talents nearly unlimited, a savvy business woman who spoke seven languages, she blew hot ...

EVENT

National Jazz Museum in Harlem Conversations on Civic Jazz with Gregory Clark, Loren Schoenberg, and Guests on June 16 - June 27

National Jazz Museum in Harlem Conversations on Civic Jazz with Gregory Clark, Loren Schoenberg, and Guests on June 16 - June 27

All events are free to the public Civic Jazz author Gregory Clark and National Jazz Museum in Harlem Artistic Director Loren Schoenberg engage in lively conversation for five exciting sessions in June at 7:00pm. The discussions will set the context for an afternoon of 'live' music that demonstrates the swinging sort of democracy that makes jazz ...

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The Bad Plus Joshua Redman Debut Album Out Now

The Bad Plus Joshua Redman Debut Album Out Now

In 2011, The Bad Plus invited saxophonist Joshua Redman to join them for a week of enthusiastically received performances at the Blue Note in jny: New York City. They then played a handful of dates before heading into the studio last year to record their debut album, The Bad Plus Joshua Redman, which is out now ...

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Branford Marsalis Quartet To Reissue "Coltrane's A Love Supreme: Live In Amsterdam"

Branford Marsalis Quartet To Reissue "Coltrane's A Love Supreme: Live In Amsterdam"

This historic Marsalis Music CD/DVD, including a full performance by the Branford Marsalis Quartet at jny: Amsterdam's esteemed Bimhuis plus bonus interviews and audio-only disc, will be re-released on May 26 to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the original John Coltrane A Love Supreme album, released in February 1965. For Coltrane's A Love Supreme: Live In ...

EVENT

Plucky Strum CD Release Concert at Kitano Features Harvie S and Sheryl Bailey

Plucky Strum CD Release Concert at Kitano Features Harvie S and Sheryl Bailey

TWO SHOWS: 8 PM & 10 PM Kitano
66 Park Avenue (at E 38th St)
New York, NY 10016
212.885.7000 $15 cover, $20 minimum drink and food per person, per set About Plucky Strum The joy of acoustic music by Harvie S and Sheryl Bailey. Steeped in jazz but blended ...

MUSIC INDUSTRY

Miles on Monday: An update from the Miles Davis Memorial Project, vinyl reissue news, and more

Miles on Monday: An update from the Miles Davis Memorial Project, vinyl reissue news, and more

This week for “Miles on Monday," another progress report from the Miles Davis Memorial Project, plus some other recent Davis-related news: A new version of the official Miles Davis website, revamped in both appearance and content, debuted last week with “stunning photos, special sections curated by the Miles Davis estate, and many other new features." In ...


 

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