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All About Jazz and Jazz Near You readers can now conduct either a website database search or a Google relevancy search from one convenient location by clicking the magnifying glass icon to the left of “Home" directly under “all about jazz" (or “jazz near you") on every page. In addition to fast access to multiple search ...


Jazz Musician of the Day: Antonio Sanchez

Jazz Musician of the Day: Antonio Sanchez

All About Jazz is celebrating Antonio Sanchez's birthday today!

Antonio Sanchez was born in Mexico City November 1st, 1971. At age five, he discoreved an irresistible attraction towards the drum set. After a few years of private study he started performing in a wide variety of musical situations ranging from rock to jazz and latin to ...


JazzWeek Radio Chart: November 3, 2014

TW LW 2W Artist TW LW Move Add Rpts Peak Wks 1 1 1 Gerry Gibbs and the Thrasher Dream Trio We're Back (Whaling City Sounds) 279 317 -38 1 54 1 6 2 2 2 Mark Elf Mark Elf Returns 2014 (Jen Bay, Inc.) 220 250 -30 0 50 1 10 3 12 3 Eric Reed ...


Jazz Musician of the Day: Illinois Jacquet

Jazz Musician of the Day: Illinois Jacquet

All About Jazz is celebrating Illinois Jacquet's birthday today!

Illinois Jacquet is considered to be one of the most influential tenor saxophonists in the history of jazz music. Born on October 31, 1922, in Broussard, Louisiana, Jean Baptiste Illinois Jacquet, at the age of 19 on the very first recording of his career, spawned an entirely ...


How Ken Burns Murdered Jazz

Ken Burn’s interminable documentary Jazz starts with a wrong premise and degenerates from there. Burns heralds jazz as the great American contribution to world music and sets it up as a kind of roadmap to racial relations across the 20th century. But surely that distinction belongs to the blues, the music born on the plantations of ...


How to Fund a Full Length Album

By James Shotwell, Social Media Coordinator at It’s funny how fast the music industry changes these days. A year ago many people would have claimed that crowdfunding was the future of the music business, but as many independent acts have learned over the year this is not always the case. Some audiences will be able to support ...


Discover The Jazz Innovators Of Tomorrow With New England Conservatory's "In The Mix"

A Free Series of Concerts Showcasing New England Conservatory's Exceptional Jazz and Contemporary Improvisation Ensembles 34 One-Hour Concerts Over 13 Evenings at NEC's Pierce Hall Monday, November 10 – Thursday, December 11 Discover the jazz innovators of tomorrow with In the Mix, 34 free 1-hour concerts, Monday, November 10 — Thursday, December 11, 2014 at New ...


Don’T Go Broke Buying Merch: A Band T-Shirt Strategy You Need to Know

By Chris Robly on

How to get the most bang for your buck when you print band t-shirts You might not admit it to anyone, but I’ll bet seeing a fan wearing your band’s t-shirt is one of the secret little highlights of your musical life. A striking band logo, a sweet design, quality fabric. Of ...

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