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JazzWeek Radio Chart: September 1, 2014

TWLW2WArtistTWLWMoveAddRptsPeakWks111Cyrus Chestnut Midnight Melodies (Smoke Sessions)246280-3415617222Bobby Hutcherson Enjoy The View (Blue Note)238270-3205219333Sean Jones im.pro.vise (Mack Avenue)233221+1225817454Cyrille Aimée It's A Good Day (Mack Avenue)217201+16552445225Bobby Broom My Shining Hour (Origin)205160+4544653666Barbara Morrison I Love You, Yes I Do (Savant)200199+1148467117Fred Hersch Floating (Fred Hersch Music)197184+1324476898Henry Butler-Steven Bernstein and The Hot 9 Viper's Drag (Impulse!/Universal)195193+214777949Theo Croker Afro Physicist (OKeh)189215-26040211101910Rodney Whitaker When ...

INTERVIEW/PROFILE

Jazz Musician of the Day: Charlie Parker

Jazz Musician of the Day: Charlie Parker

All About Jazz is celebrating Charlie Parker's birthday today! The only child of Charles and Addie Parker, Charlie Parker was one of the most important and influential saxophonists and jazz players of the 1940’s. When Parker was still a child, his family moved to Kansas City, Missouri, where jazz, blues and gospel music were flourishing. His ...

PERFORMANCE/TOUR

The Lead Sheet: Twin Cities Jazz, August 29-September 4

Jazz does not take a holiday - but music makes the holiday weekend a real celebration. Labor Day typically marks the end of summer, return to school and cooler nights, but no reason to expect a cool-down of jazz offerings in the Twin Cities. Some special shows this weekend lead up to one of Saint Paul's ...

MUSIC INDUSTRY

Do Your Band's Social Media Stats Make a Difference for Press Coverage?

By Jhoni Jackson from the SonicBids Blog. There’s no arguing about the importance of social media in expanding and maintaining a fanbase. It's common knowledge that all of the mainstay platforms – Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram – are crucial tools, albeit each with its own particular uses.  What's maybe less widely understood, though, is that it's ...

TECHNOLOGY

Twitter Opens Analytics Dashboard to Your Band

It's important to know what's happening with all that social media activity that so often seems to be an act of faith. Twitter's making it easier to keep up with the reach of your tweets on Twitter by opening their Tweet activity dashboard to all users. Previously available for advertisers and whoever Twitter deemed special enough ...

TECHNOLOGY

Pandora Joins Google Play Music, Musixmatch and Youtube on Google Glass

Remember when Google Glass was a thing? At least to us media people? As Google Glass has gone from hard to get to available if you can afford it, it's mostly dropped out of music-related news. But yesterday Pandora launched a Google Glass app aka “Glassware" bringing the incredibly popular web radio service to Glass users. ...

CD/DOWNLOAD/ALBUM

Peter Nero: 'Sunday in New York'

Peter Nero: 'Sunday in New York'

In the early 1960s, when virtually all feature films were shot in color, New York played a leading role. Fake city sets on studio lots were no longer suitable stand-ins for Gotham. Also unacceptable was shooting a few outdoor scenes in New York and staging the rest. If you were going to feature New York City ...

CD/DOWNLOAD/ALBUM

Betty Moon Releases New Digital Single “time To Move On”

LOS ANGELES, CA - LA and Canadian rock veteran Betty Moon has digitally released her new song “Time To Move On” through online retailers. The track is the 2nd single from her 2014 new album Amourphous, which is currently available. A music video for the song was shot last week and will be released in mid-September. ...

EVENT

Dan White Sextet Kicks Off Jazz Arts Group's 2014-15 Inside Track Season With Your Song - Sept. 12

Dan White Sextet Kicks Off Jazz Arts Group's 2014-15 Inside Track Season With Your Song - Sept. 12

Columbus, OH – The Jazz Arts Group’s Inside Track series opens its 2014-15 season on Friday, September 12 at the historic Lincoln Theatre with the avant-garde funk jazz of the Brooklyn/Columbus musician collective dw6 (Dan White Sextet) in the premiere performance and CD release of “Your Song.” What originated as a JAG-commissioned educational project through the ...

PERFORMANCE/TOUR

Legendary Jazz Influencers Reign in the 2014-15 Season with Jazz at the Kimmel Ticketed and Free Events

Legendary Jazz Influencers Reign in the 2014-15 Season with Jazz at the Kimmel Ticketed and Free Events

ALL STAR SITTIN’ IN JAM SESSION Kicks off the Jazz Season with Ticketed Performance Featuring Trombone Legend JEFF BRADSHAW, Jazz Vocalist LAURIN TALESE, Spoken Word Star URSULA RUCKER, Singer Songwriter SOMI, Hip-Hop Producer Kokayi, and Electro-Pop Chanteuse KATE FAUST Season Long Celebration of Jazz Features Kurt Elling, Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis with ...


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