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Miles Davis Memorial Project Launches Indiegogo Campaign

Miles Davis Memorial Project Launches Indiegogo Campaign

Hoping to accelerate the pace of raising money to put a statue of legendary trumpeter Miles Davis in downtown Alton, the Miles Davis Memorial Project has turned to online crowd-funding via an IndieGoGo campaign. Funding levels for potential supporters range from $1 up to $5,000, with rewards including various sorts of imprinted swag (buttons, T-shirts, can ...

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Indies Unite! 700 Labels Launch Campaign for Fair Digital Music Deals

An ongoing battle with YouTube over alleged heavy handed negotiating tactics and unfair terms for their unlaunched subscription music service, has united the global independent music community on the broader issue of fairness in all digital deals. In a not so veiled jab at YouTube and other digital services, global indie trade group WIN has released ...

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Jazz Town: Kansas City jazz community looks for ways to improve the scene

They come into jazz with impressive skills and big dreams. But what happens to young musicians when reality catches up to them? There are so many good young players and singers who want to perform jazz, with more coming in all the time. And the veteran performers still need their hard-earned pieces of the pie. As ...

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Kansas City’s jazz community works to hook the next generation

A steady thump of bass quiets the wiggling toddlers and preschoolers gathered in the atrium of the American Jazz Museum. Two-year-old Isaac Newcomer, who’s here from Overland Park with his mom, settles his little legs, too. From up front, close to the upright bass and drums, jazz singer and storyteller Lisa Henry scans the crowd. “Raise ...

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Future of Music Coalition Says Digital Music Respect Act Does Not Go Far Enough

The full text of the FoMC statement: Proposed legislation is a step in the right direction, but doesn't go far enough. Today, Representatives George Holding (R-NC) and John Conyers (D-MI), will introduce the RESPECT Act, a bill meant to create a limited performance right for the use of sound recordings by satellite and Internet radio companies. Under ...

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Pathways To Jazz Awarding Recording Grants To Jazz Musicians in Colorado

Boulder, CO: Newly formed Pathways To Jazz is awarding grants to jazz musicians to support costs associated with producing recorded works. Pathways to Jazz knows the value that recorded work plays in furthering artistry and wants to support artists who are unable to make provisions for themselves to take this essential step. The program’s objectives are ...

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Bill Clinton to receive award for jazz advocacy

Former President Bill Clinton will get a chance to play his saxophone when the Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz honors him with its Founder’s Award. The Monk Institute announced Monday that Clinton will receive the award at a Nov. 9 concert at Los Angeles’ Dolby Theater featuring Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter, Dianne Reeves, Dee Dee Bridgewater ...

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Are You Owed Royalties?

Jazz musicians who have been in the business for decades often wonder if they are receiving all of the residual payments they are due. If they aren't wondering about it, their spouses certainly are. A few weeks ago, a woman who works in the business reached out to me for a musician's email. As most people ...

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Digital Performance Royalties for Older Songs Considered by Tennessee Legislature

Musicians of all genres today are building on the legacy of earlier songwriters. But digital performance royalties are not paid to artists for music recorded before 1972. Two Tennessee legislators from opposing parties are trying to address this bizarre situation and have introduced legislation in Tennessee. Such state legislation may help push things forward on a ...

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Successful Motema Music and Jazz Singer/Songwriter Rondi Charleston Video Release Results In $8,500 Donation To The Jazz Drama Program

Successful Motema Music and Jazz Singer/Songwriter Rondi Charleston Video Release Results In $8,500 Donation To The Jazz Drama Program

Significant Contribution Generated as a Result of 8,500 YouTube Views—almost 500 views every day during the special promotion period—of Charleston’s Live Performance of her Original Song “DNA” Thinking creatively, Charleston and her label, Motema Music, agreed in mid- December to donate $1 to the Jazz Drama Program (JDP) for every view of “DNA,” a track from ...


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