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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 300 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 ...

BIRTHDAY

Jazz Musician of the Day: Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis

Jazz Musician of the Day: Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis

All About Jazz is celebrating Eddie “Lockjaw" Davis' birthday today! Eddie Lockjaw Davis was one musician who provided a link from the big band era through to the soul jazz phenomenon of the late 1950s and early 1960s. Davis developed one of the most unmistakable tenor sax sounds in post war jazz. With a full bodied ...

RADIO

JazzWeek Radio Chart: March 2, 2015

JazzWeek Radio Chart: March 2, 2015

TWLW2WArtistTWLWMoveAddRptsPeakWks131Eddie Henderson Collective Portrait (Smoke Sessions)279215+6475713252Allan Harris Black Bar Jukebox (Love Productions)255207+4844826313Justin Kauflin Dedication (Jazz Village)251245+634616424Jamie Cullum Interlude (Blue Note)237241-4345255125Charles McPherson The Journey (Capri)215161+54950536116Joe Alterman Georgia Sunset (Joe Alterman Music)206167+3975264777Jim Snidero Main Street (Savant)201185+1654874848Quincy Davis Songs In The Key Of Q (In The Know)192209-17448169139Sam Most New Jazz Standards (Summit)184156+285489310810Jeremy Pelt Tales, Musings And Other Reveries (HighNote)175178-334584111011Louis ...

BIRTHDAY

Jazz Musician of the Day: Glenn Miller

Jazz Musician of the Day: Glenn Miller

All About Jazz is celebrating Glenn Miller's birthday today! Shortly after the beginning of the 20th century, in a small rural Southwestern Iowa town, a boy was born to Elmer and Mattie Lou Miller. The date was March 1, 1904 and the town was Clarinda. The boy that was born that night was named Alton Glen ...

BIRTHDAY

Jazz Musician of the Day: Charles Gayle

Jazz Musician of the Day: Charles Gayle

All About Jazz is celebrating Charles Gayle's birthday today!

Charles Gayle blew down with hurricane force - the pun is too obvious - out of Buffalo. He drifted in and out of the first great free jazz scenes of the Sixties, playing with Pharoah, Archie Shepp, and other trailblazers. But he says now that his sound ...

BIRTHDAY

Jazz Musician of the Day: Dexter Gordon

Jazz Musician of the Day: Dexter Gordon

All About Jazz is celebrating Dexter Gordon's birthday today! Dexter Gordon is considered to be the first musician to translate the language of Bebop to the tenor saxophone. Dexter Keith Gordon was born on February 27, 1923 in Los Angeles, California. His father, Dr. Frank Gordon, was one of the first African American doctors in Los ...

BOOK / MAGAZINE

Love Songs The Hidden History by Ted Gioia

Love Songs The Hidden History by Ted Gioia

Music historian and Daily Beast columnist Ted Gioia uncovers the hidden truths of love, one of the most dominant themes of music in the last millennium. While many tend to view love songs as simple, sentimental, and formulaic, Gioia proves that no other style of music has led to more censorship, controversy, or reprisals. Based on ...

BIRTHDAY

Jazz Musician of the Day: Trevor Watts

Jazz Musician of the Day: Trevor Watts

All About Jazz is celebrating Trevor Watts' birthday today! Born in York, England; composer/arranger/alto & sop saxophones/piano/percussion. Trevor Watts\' family moved to Halifax in Yorkshire when he was 6 months old, and that is where he was brought up. Trevor is a completely self taught musician, and his early inspirations came from his fathers love of ...

NEW RECORDING

Jazz Collective "Sasha’s Bloc" Sets "Heart On Fire" CD For March 2015

Jazz Collective "Sashaâs Bloc" Sets "Heart On Fire" CD For March 2015

Jazz Collective Sasha's Bloc, Featuring Guest Vocalist Jane Monheit and Conceived by Bassist Alex Gershman, Sets Heart on Fire CD for March 2015. A Big Jazz Band Sound, Featuring Original Music That Hearkens Back to the 1920s, 30s and 40s; An Upbeat, Modern Embrace of an Era That Gave Us the Music and Stage Presence of ...

BIRTHDAY

Jazz Musician of the Day: Joanna Pascale

Jazz Musician of the Day: Joanna Pascale

All About Jazz is celebrating Joanna Pascale's birthday today! Since emerging onto Philadelphia\'s jazz scene, vocalist Joanna Pascale has established herself as a compelling and skilled vocalist. At just 24 years old Joanna already has a working repertoire of over 400 songs. She brings a strong emotional element as well as a solid sense of swing ...


 

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