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Discographies at All About Jazz!

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: Steve Lacy

Jazz Musician of the Day: Steve Lacy

All About Jazz is celebrating Steve Lacy's birthday today! Steve Lacy, one of the greatest soprano saxophonists of all time and a New England Conservatory faculty member since fall 2002, died Friday [June 4th, 2004] at New England Baptist Hospital. The jazz master who once defined his profession as “combination orator, singer, dancer, diplomat, poet, dialectician, ...

CAREER

Open Call to all Jazz Artists! Kimmel Center Now Accepting 2014-15 Jazz Residency Program Applications

Open Call to all Jazz Artists in Philadelphia! Kimmel Center Now Accepting Online Applications for 2014-15 Kimmel Center Jazz Residency Program Open Call to all Jazz Artists in Philadelphia! Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts is now accepting online submissions from talented jazz musicians interested in participating in the 2014-15 Kimmel Center Jazz Residency – an ...

FESTIVAL/CRUISE

Unforgettable All-Star Lineup Leads To A Record Sell-Out And A Second Sailing Of The Smooth Jazz Cruise

Natalie Cole, David Sanborn, Marcus Miller, Boney James, Brian Culbertson, Candy Dulfer, Rick Braun, Jonathan Butler, Joe Sample, Peter White and more will headline two Caribbean voyages in 2015 St. Louis, Missouri (23 July 2014): While sailing into placid blue-green Caribbean waters last January, The Smooth Jazz Cruise encountered a tidal wave of demand for cabins ...

MUSIC INDUSTRY

It's not just David Byrne and Radiohead: Spotify, Pandora and how streaming music kills jazz and classical

More musicians are taking aim at the rates paid by Spotify and Pandora, and warning whole genres are in danger After years in which tech-company hype has drowned out most other voices, the frustration of musicians with the digital music world has begun to get a hearing. We know now that many rockers don’t like it. ...

OPINION

Spotify and the Dark Arts

Hey, my name's Alex. I rap (decently) I blog (above average) and I tweet (unsatisfactorily.) Check me out. When Coldplay announced they weren’t releasing their album on Spotify a few months back, it got me thinking; I’ve been streaming music for a couple of years now and I’ve never thought about how this is affecting everyone. ...

MUSIC INDUSTRY

Senzari's Musicgraph.ai Digs Deep into Music Data with Analytics and Intelligence Algorithms

Senzari continue the evolution of their MusicGraph platform with the introduction of MusicGraph.ai at the Graphlab Conference 2014. MusicGraph.ai is both a dashboard for the music data and recommendations provided by MusicGraph and also allows for deeper mining and exploration with the addition of analytics and intelligence algorithms. MusicGraph.ai is intended to make algorithmic analysis as ...

VIDEO/DVD

Videos: Peggy Lee

Last night, while doing some research on YouTube, I got hung up on Peggy Lee. First I started studying how the left corner of her mouth drops slightly when she sings. Then I watched her eyes, which always seem to be soaring back and forth on a swing. At any rate, let me share with you ...

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

1st International Zbigniew Seifert Jazz Violin Competition Won By Bartosz Dworak

The 1st Zbigniew Seifert International Jazz Violin Competition was won by twenty six year old Polish violinist Bartosz Dworak. The competition was conceived of and organized by the Zbigniew Seifert Foundation in order to honor the memory and promote the musical legacy of the great Polish jazz violinist Zbigniew Seifert, who died in 1979 from cancer ...


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