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Google 360 Welcomes Anyone, Anywhere Inside The World-Famous Abbey Road Studios

Google 360 Welcomes Anyone, Anywhere Inside The World-Famous Abbey Road Studios

If you've had a lifelong dream of seeing where the magic happens within Abbey Road Studios, Google just made it come true. Partnering with Abbey Road Studios to create and compile more than 150 different 360-degree panoramic images, Inside Abbey Road was born.  Google introduced Inside Abbey Road to fans around the world in a blog ...

VIDEO / DVD

Gryce and Byrd's Jazz Lab

Gryce and Byrd's Jazz Lab

In the early 1950s, as the 10-inch LP began rolling out, leaders of jazz recording sessions were given top billing followed by the size of their ensemble. Hence the Miles Davis Quintet, the Thelonious Monk Quartet and the Sonny Clark Trio. As the decade continued, jazz supergroups formed with multiple star soloists. Names were either created ...

TV / FILM

"Marcus," The Film About Marcus Miller

"Marcus," The Film About Marcus Miller

In the documentary film Marcus, Patrick Savey gives us a unique view into this legendary bassist’s world, capturing his New York roots in Jamaica, Queens and following his path as he meets masters of jazz like Larry Graham, Jaco Pastorius, David Sanborn, Herbie Hancock, Al Jarreau and Miles Davis. The film is a fantastic visual and ...

BIRTHDAY

Jazz Musician of the Day: Slide Hampton

Jazz Musician of the Day: Slide Hampton

All About Jazz is celebrating Slide Hampton's birthday today! Slide Hampton\'s distinguished career spans decades in the evolution of jazz. At the age of 12 he was already touring the Midwest with the Indianapolis-based Hampton Band, led by his father and comprising other members of his musical family. By 1952, at the age of 20, he ...

WEBSITE

Place a Jazz Near You Logo on Your Website, Blog or Social Page

Place a Jazz Near You Logo on Your Website, Blog or Social Page

You can help raise the awareness of Jazz Near You and support jazz in your area by placing the Jazz Near You logo on your website, blog, or social pages. We have or can create logos for each of the 255 Jazz Near You cities listed here. We've included several logos below. If you would like ...

WEBSITE

Use Jazz Near You To Promote Your Your Events During Jazz Appreciation Month

Use Jazz Near You To Promote Your Your Events During Jazz Appreciation Month

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

FESTIVAL

2015 Art of Cool Jazz Festival

2015 Art of Cool Jazz Festival

By K. Shackelford The 2015 Art of Cool Jazz Festival is a journey into the immense vastness of jazz music with a roster of world class musicians. Operating in only its second year, the three day jazz dreamland, offers a superb mix of old and new artists that illuminate the ways that jazz penetrates many forms ...

WEBSITE

Partner with Jazz Near You / All About Jazz

Partner with Jazz Near You / All About Jazz

Leverage the All About Jazz and Jazz Near You platform to support your business. Your friends at All About Jazz are looking to develop win-win solutions with for-profit businesses and tax-exempt organizations that support jazz music and jazz culture by exploring strategic partnerships ranging from media to technology. To date, Jazz Near You has partnered with ...

EDUCATION

Music Education Monday: Jazz piano lessons from Mike Wolff and Barry Harris

Music Education Monday: Jazz piano lessons from Mike Wolff and Barry Harris

Today for “Music Education Monday," we've got some video lessons that nominally are intended for jazz pianists, but also contain information that may be of interest to jazz improvisors in general. Pianist Michael Wolff is know for his early work with Cal Tjader, Cannonball Adderly and Nancy Wilson, for leading the house band on the original ...

RECORDING

Charlie Shavers: Blue Stompin'

Charlie Shavers: Blue Stompin'

I like measuring jazz trumpeters on the heat scale. Imagine Chet Baker and Bix Beiderbecke all the way over on the cool left end and guys like Freddie Hubbard and Woody Shaw on the other end. You can almost plot all trumpeters along this line. In the case of Charlie Shavers, I'd probably put him to ...


 

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