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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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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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John Coltrane - "So Many Things: The European Tour 1961"

John Coltrane - "So Many Things: The European Tour 1961"

"There are so many things to be considered in making music", John Coltrane told an interviewer during his first European tour as a bandleader in the autumn of 1961. “Many things on which I don't think I've reached a final conclusion."

Indeed, the music Coltrane made on this trip took audiences to ...

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Jazz Musician of the Day: Stephane Grappelli

Jazz Musician of the Day: Stephane Grappelli

All About Jazz is celebrating Stephane Grappelli's birthday today! Stephane Grappelli (originally surname was spelled with a \'Y\') would have earned himself a place in Jazz History books if only for his important role in the Quintette of the Hot Club of France, featuring the dazzling virtuosity of Django Reindhart. Grappelli\'s violin was the perfect foil ...

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Looking Ahead: Southwest Florida jazz preview (February and March)

Looking Ahead: Southwest Florida jazz preview (February and March)

The 2014-15 jazz concert season is running hot in Southwest Florida. Here is a rundown of noteworthy jazz events, principally in the Sarasota to Naples territory, in February and March. Wednesday, February 4 – Guitarist Pat Martino is the Naples Philharmonic Jazz Orchestra’s special guest. Daniels Pavilion, Naples. 6 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. Monday, February 9, ...

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Blizzard of '78 Playlist

Blizzard of '78 Playlist

With a record-breaking snow storm bearing down on New York, I thought I'd share a story with you—and some music. On the morning of Monday, February 6, 1978, I lived in jny: Boston. I was a junior at Northeastern University, a five-year school that allowed you to spend half the year working at a job related ...

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Global Digital Music Market Projections 2015 - 2019

Global Digital Music Market Projections 2015 - 2019

When technology is used to record, store, and encode sound digital music has been created. Beyond it's creation, digital music is what then allows customers to listen or download music that artists are distributing for profit. As album sales have declined beyond repair, the distribution via streaming services is dominating the market deeming digital music an ...

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StLJN Saturday Video Showcase: Riding the "Night Train" with Jimmy Forrest

StLJN Saturday Video Showcase: Riding the "Night Train" with Jimmy Forrest

What's the most performed song ever written by a jny: St. Louis jazz musician? While it's probably impossible to ever know with absolute certainty, at first one might guess that it's something from Miles Davis' Kind of Blue. After all, it is the best-selling jazz album of all time, and tunes from it such as  “All ...

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Recent Listening: Kenton Alums, Coltrane, Mraz, Among Others

Recent Listening: Kenton Alums, Coltrane, Mraz, Among Others

Stan Kenton Alumni Band, Road Scholars (Summit) Before he died, Stan Kenton ruled that there would never be a Kenton ghost band. Nor has there been. Still, 35 years after his death there is considerable demand for the expansive Kenton approach. The 18-piece road band led by former Kenton trumpeter Mike Vax goes a long way ...

INTERVIEW

Jazz Musician of the Day: Benny Golson

Jazz Musician of the Day: Benny Golson

All About Jazz is celebrating Benny Golson's birthday today! Multitalented and internationally famous jazz legend, - a composer, arranger, lyricist, producer - and tenor saxophonist of world note, Benny Golson was born in Philadelphia, PA on January 25, 1929. Raised with an impeccable musical pedigree, Golson has played in the bands of world famous Benny Goodman, ...


 

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