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FESTIVAL/CRUISE April 24, 2014

Bray Jazz Back With A Bang Over May Bank Holdiay Weekend

Bray Jazz Back With A Bang Over May Bank Holdiay Weekend

Bray Jazz, one of Ireland’s leading music festivals, returns for its 15th edition over the May Bank Holiday weekend with a line-up that would be the envy of much larger festivals. The picturesque seaside town of Bray, the oldest, continuously inhabited coastal town in Ireland, will resound to the sounds of jazz, world music and contemporary ...

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INTERVIEW/PROFILE April 24, 2014

Jazz Musician of the Day: Joe Henderson

Jazz Musician of the Day: Joe Henderson

All About Jazz is celebrating Joe Henderson's birthday today!

The tenor saxophonist Joe Henderson was born on April 24, 1937 in a small city called Lima Ohio midway between Dayton and Toledo. He spent his childhood and adolescence in Lima in a family of 15 children where he was exposed to a variety of musical styles. ...

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FESTIVAL/CRUISE April 24, 2014

Summer Programme Jazz Middelheim Is Complete

Summer Programme Jazz Middelheim Is Complete

Jazz Middelheim, from 14 to 17 August in Antwerp's Den Brandt Park, announces complete programme The event is already living up to its international reputation as an innovative jazz festival with, among others, Herbie Hancock and Wayne Shorter in duo, Ahmad Jamal, Enrico Rava & Stefano Bollani, Dave Douglas Quintet and, as previously announced, bassist Avishai ...

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CD/DOWNLOAD/ALBUM April 24, 2014

Francesco Lo Castro Creates A Masterpiece While "Chasing Beauty"

Francesco Lo Castro Creates A Masterpiece While "Chasing Beauty"

"This is a beautiful album, with a range of stunningly cinematic compositions exquisitely arranged and performed" —John Wheatcroft, Guitar Techniques Magazine and Head of Guitar at Tech Music School, London Italian guitarist and composer Francesco Lo Castro released his forth studio album in October 2013. Entitled Chasing Beauty, the album has a European and cinematic jazz ...

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CAREER April 24, 2014

Are You Psychologically Suited for Success in the Music Industry?

A recurring theme of business writers is the topic of personal psychology and success. Often this comes in the form of looking at an aggregate sample of successful entrepreneurs, figuring out top psychological traits and saying you need to be this or that personality type to succeed. Yet research into entrepreneurship has repeatedly shown that successful ...

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CD/DOWNLOAD/ALBUM April 24, 2014

Impulse! Renaissance Universal Music Group Reactivates Legendary Impulse! Label

Impulse! Renaissance Universal Music Group Reactivates Legendary Impulse! Label

First Release From Henry Butler-Steven Bernstein And The Hot 9 “Viper’s Drag” Due Out July 15 In The U.S. Universal Music Group is reactivating the legendary jazz label impulse! with the release of Viper’s Drag, a retro-modern opus from Henry Butler-Steven Bernstein and the Hot 9 that is due out July 15 in the U.S. The ...

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RADIO/PODCAST April 24, 2014

Eddie Condon: Renaissance Man Of Jazz This Week On Riverwalk Jazz

Eddie Condon: Renaissance Man Of Jazz This Week On Riverwalk Jazz

This week on Riverwalk Jazz: photographer, author and record producer Hank O’Neal, who collaborated on Eddie Condon’s Scrapbook of Jazz talks about the Condon legacy. Eddie’s daughter Maggie Condon shares her wealth of memories. The program is distributed in the US by Public Radio International. You can also drop in on a continuous stream of shows ...

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INTERVIEW/PROFILE April 23, 2014

Jazz Musician of the Day: Alan Broadbent

Jazz Musician of the Day: Alan Broadbent

All About Jazz is celebrating Alan Broadbent's birthday today!

Alan Broadbent was born in Auckland, New Zealand and in 1966, at the age of 19, received a Downbeat Magazine scholarship to attend Berklee College of Music in Boston. In 1969 he was asked to join Woody Herman\'s band as his pianist and arranger for 3 years. ...

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CD/DOWNLOAD/ALBUM April 23, 2014

John Ellis & Andy Bragen Present Mobro - A Narrative Chamber Piece For Nine Musicians & Four Singers

John Ellis & Andy Bragen Present Mobro - A Narrative Chamber Piece For Nine Musicians & Four Singers

Featuring: Becca Steves, Miles Griffith, Sachal Vasandani, Johnaye Kendrick,John Ellis, Alan Ferber, Josh Roseman, Shane Endsley, John Clark, Mike Moreno, Ryan Scott, Joe Sanders, Rodney Green and Roberto Lange A New Work Commissioned by The Jazz Gallery in 2011, MOBRO marks the first CD release on Ellis' newly formed label, Parade Light Records (distributed by RED) ...

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Promote Your Jazz Appreciation Month Events with Jazz Near You

Jazz Near You gathers and distributes jazz event information to fans in nearly 250 cities worldwide via the web, email and phone. It's also ready to help presenters and musicians promote their Jazz Appreciation Month events in April. It's free and easy! Professional musicians and presenters can simply add their events. Single and recurring events can ...

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