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Four Time-Saving Tips when entering your events at Jazz Near You

Jazz Near You improves regularly and we're particularly focused on improving ease of use. Here are four time-saving tips to consider when entering your next round of events: 1. Adding Recurring Events Did you know that you can add up to ten recurring events at once on the Jazz Near You event submission form? Here's how: ...


Jazz Musician of the Day: Gigi Gryce

Jazz Musician of the Day: Gigi Gryce

All About Jazz is celebrating Gigi Gryce's birthday today!

Gigi Gryce was born George General Grice(sic) on 28th November, 1925 (not 1927) in Pensacola, Florida - although he was brought up in Hartford, Connecticut. He spent a short period in the Navy where he met musicians such as Clark Terry, Jimmy Nottingham and Willie Smith, who ...


Fon's Martin Varsavsky to Keynote Midem 2015

Martin Varsavsky, Founder & CEO of community WiFi network Fon has been named a keynote speaker at next year's Midem conference, where he will offer his views on the future of convergence and new collaborations between the creative industries and digital technology. The world's largest international music conference, Midem has moved from its traditional January slot to ...


Jazz This Week: Jeremy Davenport Returns to the Bistro, Cactus Truck, and More

A few quick suggestions for some post-Turkey Day jazz and creative music in and around St. Louis... Tonight, trumpeter, singer and U City native Jeremy Davenport returns from his current home in New Orleans to play his annual post-Thanksgiving weekend gig at Jazz at the Bistro. Though he's been leader of the house band in the ...


More Than Royalties - It's Time We Bring the Open Web to Music

By Jesse von Doom on We talk endlessly about royalties, which is really a way of talking about centralization — giving power to a service or organization and asking them to sort out the model that pays people. Centralization will always lead to a system that can be gamed. Anything less than every participant acting altruistically means ...


Metá Metá Set To Rock Button Factory, Dublin, 7 December

“An extraordinary style – the music echoes everything from punk rock to freeform jazz and samba” —The Guardian “Metá Metá are a raucous trio intent on shattering images of Brazilian music” —The Wire Over a squalling chaos of improvised guitar and squealing sax, a primal female voice cries out to out to Exu, the gatekeeper of ...


JazzWeek Radio Chart: December 1, 2014

TWLW2WArtistTWLWMoveAddRptsPeakWks111Gerry Gibbs and the Thrasher Dream Trio We're Back (Whaling City Sounds)239251-12046110242Houston Person The Melody Lingers On (HighNote)236205+3114724323Kenny Barron & Dave Holland The Art Of Conversation (Impulse!)232220+1214524434Freddy Cole Singing The Blues (HighNote)182207-25144275115Eric Reed Groovewise (Smoke Sessions)180161+1914238676Jason Marsalis Vibes Quartet The 21st Century Trad Band (Basin Street)178184-634364787Larry Fuller Larry Fuller (Capri)175183-8035798188Bill Frissel Guitar In The Space Age ...


Jazz Musician of the Day: Maria Schneider

Jazz Musician of the Day: Maria Schneider

All About Jazz is celebrating Maria Schneider's birthday today! Maria Schneider, born in Windom, Minnesota, arrived in New York City in 1985 after studies at the University of Minnesota, the University of Miami and the Eastman School of Music. She immediately sought out Bob Brookmeyer to study composition. At the same time she became an assistant ...



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