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Jan Rivera's "Advanced Rhythmic Concepts For Guitar" -- Foreword By Alex Machacek

Jan Rivera's "Advanced Rhythmic Concepts For Guitar"  -- Foreword By Alex Machacek

An in-depth study on Metric Modulation, Polyrhythms and Polymeters Jan Rivera's Advanced Rhythmic Concepts for Guitar is a step by step guide through the process of identifying, dissecting, constructing, practicing and applying: Metric Modulations, Polyrhythms, “Ratio” Polyrhythms, Polyrhythm Divisions/Polyrhythms within Polyrhythms, Intrinsic Polymeters, Extrinsic Polymeters, Polymetric Accompaniment, and Polymetric Improvisation. “I wish I'd had this book ...


JazzWeek Radio Chart: October 6, 2014

TWLW2WArtistTWLWMoveAddRptsPeakWks121 Mark Elf Mark Elf Returns 2014 (Jen Bay, Inc.)284248 +362591 62232Gerry Gibbs and the Thrasher Dream Trio We're Back (Whaling City Sounds) 241156+85104722 33 3Bobby Broom My Shining Hour (Origin) 234245 -111 46384 1 4 Sean Jones (Mack Avenue)225249-24 1531125165Akiko Commencement (At) 218179+3955255 6156Jason Moran All Rise: A Joyful Elegy For Fats Waller (Blue ...


Jazz Musician of the Day: Howard Roberts

Jazz Musician of the Day: Howard Roberts

All About Jazz is celebrating Howard Roberts' birthday today! Howard Roberts was born in Phoenix, Arizona in 1929. He began playing guitar at age 8 and by age 15 was playing gigs in and around the Phoenix area. In 1950 (at age 20) Howard decided to move to Los Angeles, and through hard work and the ...


5 Questions to Ask Before Hiring a Music Publicist

By Janelle Rogers, Green Light Go Publicity “We hired a music pr company to promote our last album and were really disappointed in the results.” This is something we hear a lot when new clients come to us. I get it. Nobody wants to spend a ton of cash on something and then see very little ...


Social Media Pre-Planning for Busy Musicians

By Hugh McIntyre from the Sonicbids Blog. When social media first appeared and spread around the world several years ago, it was billed as a fun way to keep in touch with family and friends. In the decade or so since, however, it’s taken on a life of its own. Social media has become incredibly important for ...


Austin, TX Launches Unprecedented Study of It's $1.6 Billion Music Economy

The Music & Entertainment Division of Austin's Economic Development Department has announced the launch of a major market research study of the city's music industry. The purpose of the project is to capture an in-depth look at Austin’s music industry workers and its economic issues and opportunities. The City has hired Titan Music Group to conduct ...


Getting on the Charts and Other Reasons Bittorrent's New Bundles Are a Win for Musicians

So Thom Yorke, famed early adopter, dropped an alpha-stage BitTorrent Bundle with some free stuff and some stuff you pay for. The new part was that instead of trading an email address for the stuff that wasn't free you now pay real money for it. What's the big deal? With BitTorrent Bundles, BitTorrent, the company, has ...


13 More Favorites of the Week

Bet you thought there would just be five favorites this week. Not a chance. Though I'm a bit backed up these days with all the work to turn out each week and the waves of CDs that keep coming in, I always catch up—eventually. Here are 13 more favorites you need to know about... Charlie Haden ...


The Necks Plays Four Irish Dates

The Necks is a trio like no other and Moving On Music is proud to present this amazing improvising trio at The MAC in Belfast on Sunday 5 October. Together for over 25 years, the Australian cult trio The Necks is recognized internationally for its long-form improvisation. Not entirely avant-garde, nor minimalist, nor ambient, nor jazz, ...

Musician Tip: Member Account vs Musician Profile

Attention Musicians! 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 must take an extra step and create their professional ...

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