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 ...Read More
All About Jazz is celebrating Avishai Cohen's birthday today!
Bassist/Composer Avishai Cohen, born April 20, 1970 in Israel, a musician who has been called a “jazz visionary of global proportions” by DownBeat, and was declared one of the 100 Most Influential Bass Players of the 20th Century by Bass Player Magazine, is renowned around the world ...Read More
With the Count Basie Orchestra set to close out the 2014 Greater St. Louis Jazz Festival with a concert on Saturday, April 26 at the Touhill Performing Arts Center, our mission here today is a simple one: To share performances of a half-dozen of the most famous and enduring arrangements from the Basie band's repertoire. Although ...Read More
Leverage the world's leading online platform for jazz. Advertise across the All About Jazz platform, which includes Jazz Near You and the AAJ Magazine and reach the largest collection of jazz enthusiasts and jazz professionals in the world. Or geo-target your message to reach our local readers. With the first issue of the AAJ Magazine eclipsing ...Read More
All About Jazz members are invited to enter the Cuneiform Records The Ed Palermo Big Band - Oh No! Not Jazz!! giveaway contest starting today. We'll select FIVE winners at the conclusion of the contest on May 19th. Click here to enter the contest (Tracking Ed Palermo at AAJ automatically enters you in the contest.) Good ...Read More
All About Jazz is celebrating Amy Lee's birthday today!
Jazz saxophonist, composer and arranger Amy Lee has been on the national/ international music scene since 1990. Her newly released solo CD titled USE ME marks her 2nd solo album and is currently being sold exclusively at her website Amy LeeSax.com. The accomplished musicians backing Amy on ...Read More
Earlier this year I wrote about concerns related to major labels' getting into vinyl and sucking up more of the limited time of current vinyl pressing facilities. However that's just one of the problems affecting indie labels and record stores for whom Record Store Day was created. But even if indie shops withdraw from RSD as ...Read More
All About Jazz is celebrating Hal Galper's birthday today!
With over 90 recordings to his credit, 30 as a leader in his own right, pianist, composer, publisher, educator, author and touring artist, Hal Galper is best known for his work with Chet Baker, Connonball Adderley, John Scofield and the Phil Woods Quintet. His recordings as a ...Read More
TW LW 2W Artist TW LW Move Add Rpts Peak Wks 1 1 1 George Cables Icons and Influences (HighNote) 259 300 -41 0 45 1 11 2 10 2 Bruce Barth Daybreak (Savant) 258 218 +40 3 53 2 5 3 19 3 Monty Alexander Harlem-Kingston Express Vol 2: The River Rolls On (Motema) 254 181 ...Read More
Jacobs Media's latest survey of radio listeners, Techsurvey10, finds that radio is on both sides of the tipping point." That sounds painful but, as it turns out, they're saying that many listeners are still tuning in to broadcast aka terrestrial radio via traditional sources while a growing number are listening to those stations digitally. It's one ...Read More
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