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Composer And Jazz Supporter Andrea Clearfield Actively Involved In Campaigns For Nepal Earthquake Relief

Composer And Jazz Supporter Andrea Clearfield Actively Involved In Campaigns For Nepal Earthquake Relief

Celebrated composer Andrea Clearfield has written important musical compositions based on the long and vital tradition of music in Nepal, where she has traveled, transcribed and documented indigenous folk music and made many friends. (In the photograph on the right, on a recent trip there, she is recording Nepalese composer, Tashi Tsering.) A long-time resident of ...

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All In Favor Of A Willis Conover Stamp, Say Aye

All In Favor Of A Willis Conover Stamp, Say Aye

An international campaign is underway to win national recognition for Willis Conover, the Voice Of America broadcaster who sent American jazz to millions of listeners around the world. A petition drive is aimed at persuading the United States Postal Service to issue a stamp honoring Conover (1920-1996). Efforts to win him a posthumous Presidential Medal Of ...

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Recording Academy Reorganizes To Offer Stronger Grassroots Activism For Music Creators

Recording Academy Reorganizes To Offer Stronger Grassroots Activism For Music Creators

Yesterday morning, The Recording Academy announced it will merge it's Advocacy and Membership divisions in an effort to enhance the grassroots advocacy happening on behalf of music creators at a local level. The merge will allow the music community a direct line to approach Congress with an informed & unified voice at a time where effective ...

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Google, Amazon, Pandora, NPR Unite To Fight Better Pay For Musicians

Google, Amazon, Pandora, NPR Unite To Fight Better Pay For Musicians

A coalition of lobbying groups and large corporations have united to fight efforts to that would raise payments to musicians and creators from broadcast radio and online music services. The movement to increase payments to creators and revamp antiquated copyright laws has been gathering momentum with new legislation filed, reviews underway by key regulatory bodies and in ...

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TuneCore Paid $36 Million To Indie Musicians In First 3 Months Of 2015

TuneCore Paid $36 Million To Indie Musicians In First 3 Months Of 2015

Earlier this month, Believe Digital acquired flat fee D.I.Y. digital music distributor TuneCore, in a move that reshuffled the indie music distribution deck. Today, Tunecore shared its most recent payouts to indie artists. TuneCore announced today that it paid $36 million to artists in the first three months of 2015. That's a a 5% increase versus ...

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Jazz Bridge Opens "Kwame Hall Fund" For Saxophonist With Brain Tumor

Jazz Bridge Opens "Kwame Hall Fund" For Saxophonist With Brain Tumor

Starting today, Jazz Bridge opens the tax-deductible “Kwame Hall Fund" for Kwame Hall, an alto saxophonist and composer born and raised in jny: Philadelphia who was recently diagnosed with a brain tumor. Tomorrow is a big day for Hall. He'll undergo a 12-hour surgical intervention at the Hospital of University of Pennsylvania for a condition only ...

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24 Jazz Heroes in 22 cities Announced by Jazz Journalists Association

24 Jazz Heroes in 22 cities Announced by Jazz Journalists Association

Educators, Presenters, Philanthropists, Fans, Players, Poet and Dentist Hailed as Activists, Advocates, Altruists, Aiders and Abettors of Jazz Honored New York, NY: Two dozen “JazzHeroes"—activists of positive influence on their musical communities—have been announced today by the Jazz Journalists Association, a non-profit organization of media professionals, in collaborations with grassroots organizations andsupporters in 22 U.S. cities, ...

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Jazz Appreciation Month 2015

Jazz Appreciation Month 2015

April 2015 is the twelfth observance of National Jazz Appreciation Month. Founded at the Smithsonian Institution in 2002 by the jazz scholar, Duke Ellington biographer and musician John Edward Haase, the celebration is intended, in the words of Quincy Jones, to “…recognize that our indigenous music—jazz—is the heart and soul of all popular music, and that ...

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Promise Of Digital Royalties For Producers, Mixers, And Engineers In New House Bill

Promise Of Digital Royalties For Producers, Mixers, And Engineers In New House Bill

The Allocation for Music Producer Act (AMP) will be presented to Congress this week with bipartisan support. The bill aims to redistribute digital royalties in a way that fairly compensates producers, mixers, and engineers.  Previously left to their own devices when negotiating their fair share of digital royalty payouts, producers, engineers, and mixers would have a ...

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FCC Votes 3-2 To Approve New Net Neutrality Rules, Music Industry Applauds

FCC Votes 3-2 To Approve New Net Neutrality Rules, Music Industry Applauds

In a contentious meeting yesterday morning, the Federal Communications Commission voted 3-2 to adopt new Net Neutrality rules, preserving a fair and open internet.  If you're still wondering what net neutrality means and how this effects you, you're not alone. NPR's Elise Hu provided a bit of clarity in layman's terms: "Net Neutrality is the concept that your Internet ...


 

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