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Duke Ellington: Making Records

Following my post on Monday detailing films made by RCA and Capitol in the 1940s and '50s to tout the miracle of records and the recording process, Carl Woideck of the University of Oregon sent along a link to a short film produced in June 1937 by Paramount Pictures. Here, Duke Ellington is shown recording Oh ...

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Count Basie Quartet: 1968

Count Basie's piano is deceiving. We're so used to hearing the pow of his band after one of his abbreviated blues introductions that we forgot just how glorious a player he was. In the following video, we have a chance to hear and see Basie's minimalist swing style develop in the raw, without brass or reeds ...

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How Records Were Made

Back before Spotify and clouds and downloads and iTunes and CDs, there were things called records, which today are making something of a comeback. First came single-song sides spinning at 78rpm, followed by the 10-inch album, 7-inch 45rpm and the 12-inch LP. Turntables came with a tonearm and a needle attached. When you placed the needle ...

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STLJN Saturday Video Showcase: Rashad Becker and Eli Keszler

This week, let's take a look at Rashad Becker and Eli Keszler, two musicians who will be sharing a bill playing separate sets in a concert presented by New Music Circle on Saturday, November 8 at The Luminary. The German-born Becker is known in the music industry as a mastering and cutting engineer with more than ...

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Ray Anthony: Big Band Story

In 1963, bandleader and trumpeter Ray Anthony hosted a TV show from Hollywood called The Ray Anthony Show. In the following six-part video series, Anthony pays tribute to the swing bands of the late 1930s and '40s. What's fascinating about this showcase is that you get to see how the bands voiced their individual sounds as ...

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STLJN Saturday Video Showcase: The Return of the Cunninghams

This week, our video spotlight shines on The Cunninghams, a duo comprised of singer, multi-instrumentalist, and former St. Louisan Don Cunningham and his wife Alicia, a singer and pianist. The Las Vegas-based couple are returning to St. Louis for a show next Saturday, October 25, at the Ozark Theatre. Billing themselves as the “Super Jazz Vocal ...

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Trombonology: 8 Videos

Yesterday, I was listening to a wide variety of jazz trombone players. So I did a little YouTube digging to ensure you wouldn't miss out. Here are eight superb videos featuring top trombonists... Here's J.J. Johnson in 1961...   Here's Urbie Green with Bobby Hackett in 1962...   Here's Kai Winding with the Giants of Jazz ...

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Bandcamp CEO on the Best Way to Support Artists, Bootstrapping a Profitable Startup

Six years ago, Ethan Diamond co-founded Bandcamp to offer musicians an affordable way to stream and sell their music directly to fans. By starting small and determined to stay independent, Bandcamp has built something uniquely pure and useful for both artists and fans. Already a profitable company, Bandcamp pays out $3 million monthly to artists and small ...


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