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Partner with Jazz Near You / All About Jazz

Partner with Jazz Near You / All About Jazz

Leverage the All About Jazz and Jazz Near You platform to support your business. Your friends at All About Jazz are looking to develop win-win solutions with for-profit businesses and tax-exempt organizations that support jazz music and jazz culture by exploring strategic partnerships ranging from media to technology. To date, Jazz Near You has partnered with ...

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Jazz Near You Upgrades Spotlight Event Advertising Service

Jazz Near You Upgrades Spotlight Event Advertising Service

Musicians, venues and presenters can greatly increase the exposure of their Jazz Near You event listing by purchasing Spotlight advertising. Spotlight gives an advertised event prime placement on the Jazz Near You home page, on the Jazz Near You calendar page, and in the Jazz Near You eblast. The Spotlight service is $40 per event. Spotlight ...

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Peggy Lee and Dave Barbour

Peggy Lee and Dave Barbour

Singer Peggy Lee and guitarist Dave Barbour both quit the Benny Goodman Orchestra in 1943 to get married. For the next nine years, until their divorce, they recorded together, largely for Johnny Mercer's Capitol label. Here are four videos featuring Lee with Barbour: Here's a more casual Why Don't You Do Right...   Here's I Didn't ...

BIRTHDAY

Jazz Musician of the Day: Dave Stryker

Jazz Musician of the Day: Dave Stryker

All About Jazz is celebrating Dave Stryker's birthday today! Whether you’ve heard guitarist Dave Stryker fronting his own group (with 25 CD’s as a leader to date), or as a featured sideman with Stanley Turrentine, Jack McDuff, and many others, you know why Gary Giddins in the Village Voice calls him “one of the most distinctive ...

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Musician Tip: Member Account vs Musician Profile

Musician Tip: Member Account vs Musician Profile

If it has been a while since you last updated your musician profile, you may find the All About Jazz account and musician profile relationship confusing. We're here to help. To clarify, everyone signs up at All About Jazz and creates a member account. Musicians take an extra step and create their professional (musician) profile. We ...

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StLJN Saturday Video Showcase: Person of interest

StLJN Saturday Video Showcase: Person of interest

Today, let's look at some videos featuring saxophonist and St. Louis native Eric Person, who's coming back home for the first time in five years to perform in a free concert for the Jazz at Holmes series at Washington University this coming Thursday, April 2. Person, who's now 51, grew up in North County and began ...

BIRTHDAY

Jazz Musician of the Day: Michael Brecker

Jazz Musician of the Day: Michael Brecker

All About Jazz is celebrating Michael Brecker's birthday today! Michael Brecker was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and exposed to jazz at an early age by his father, an amateur jazz pianist. Among the generation of jazz musicians that saw rock music not as the enemy but as a viable musical option, Brecker began studying clarinet, then ...

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Legendary Improv-Rock-Jazz Pioneers Col. Bruce Hampton & The Aquarium Rescue Unit To Reunite For Limited Tour Dates This Summer

Legendary Improv-Rock-Jazz Pioneers Col. Bruce Hampton & The Aquarium Rescue Unit To Reunite For Limited Tour Dates This Summer

Special 2015 edition of beloved absurdist jam-driven outfit to feature Col. Bruce Hampton alongside original members Oteil Burbridge, Jimmy Herring, and Jeff Sipe Referred to in a recent Relix feature as “The Jamband Velvet Underground,” the influential dada-jam trailblazers Col. Bruce Hampton & the Aquarium Rescue Unit will return to rattle the landscape this summer with ...

PERFORMANCE

Jeff Lofton's 1950s Miles Davis Tribute

Jeff Lofton's 1950s Miles Davis Tribute

Jazz trumpeter and composer Jeff Lofton will present his 1950s Miles Davis Tribute One World Theatre in Austin, Tex., on March 28, at 7:00 p.m. Tickets are available at One World Theatre. The quintet features Lofton on trumpet, Joe Morales on sax, Jacob Dupre on keys, Glenn Schuetz on bass and Steve Schwelling on drums. The ...

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Red Piano Records To Release The Debut Recording From: Pianists/Composers Frank Carlberg & Leo Genovese Shadows And Reflections

Red Piano Records To Release The Debut Recording From: Pianists/Composers Frank Carlberg & Leo Genovese Shadows And Reflections

Available on April 21, 2015 Brooklyn-based Red Piano Records is proud to announce the release of Shadows and Reflections from pianists/composers Frank Carlberg and Leo Genovese. The recording sessions for this album came about in an atmosphere of friendship, common musical interests, and in anticipation of great fun. Carlberg (also a partner in Red Piano Records) ...


 

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