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Counting Down the Top 14 Jazz MP3s for 2014

We're counting down the top 14 MP3s featured at All About Jazz in 2014 starting with Drayen Labie's “Kissa i Lé." Readers can follow the countdown from our Download of the Day page where we'll announce the #1 downloaded track on January 2nd. Fiona Ord-Shrimpton, All About Jazz's Download of the Day editor stated, “Another year ...

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Spread Good Cheer: Support All About Jazz and Jazz Near You

Your friends at All About Jazz want to wish all our readers, especially our registered members, a joyous holiday season filled with family and fun. We have several big projects in store for 2015 including an upgraded and cross-platform version of the Jazz Near You app, a jazz wall, and a home concert initiative spanning the ...

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Jazz Musician of the Day: Hank Crawford

Jazz Musician of the Day: Hank Crawford

All About Jazz is celebrating Hank Crawford's birthday today! Hank Crawford was an alto sax sensation since he stepped out of the Ray Charles band back in 1963. A signature piercing, full bodied, blues, soul, and gospel drenched tone, sets him apart from the alto pack. He has an instantly recognizable voice, and his excellent choice ...

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Jazz Musician of the Day: Larry Willis

Jazz Musician of the Day: Larry Willis

All About Jazz is celebrating Larry Willis' birthday today! Pianist Larry Willis has had an important and distinguished 40-year career in jazz. Since making his recording debut on Jackie McLean’s landmark 1965 album “Right Now!,” the New York-born Willis has played everything from free jazz to fusion to rock while performing as a valued sideman with ...

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JazzWeek Radio Chart: December 22, 2014

TWLW2WArtistTWLWMoveAddRptsPeakWks1101Jimmy Greene Beautiful Life (Mack Avenue)247177+7054415212Kenny Barron & Dave Holland The Art Of Conversation (Impulse!)240252-1234917363Louis Hayes and the Cannonball Adderly Legacy Band Live at Cory Weeds' Cellar Jazz Club (Cellar Live)237212+2525035434Houston Person The Melody Lingers On (HighNote)230231-134927545David Hazeltine I Remember Cedar (Sharp Nine)227226+154844686Jeff Hamilton Trio Great American Songs (Capri)196187+9104664727Peter Zak The Disciple (SteepleChase)195239-44032288118Freddy Cole Singing The ...

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Jazz Musician of the Day: Bob Brookmeyer

Jazz Musician of the Day: Bob Brookmeyer

All About Jazz is celebrating Bob Brookmeyer's birthday today! Bob Brookmeyer has an unusually varied and extensive background in all forms of improvised and composed music. He was born December 19, 1929, attended Kansas City Conservatory of Music where he won the Carl Busch Prize for Choral Composition. He arrived in New York playing piano with ...

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Saxophonist Anton Schwartz's "Flash Mob" Featured on the All About Jazz Home Page

Saxophonist Anton Schwartz's "Flash Mob" Featured on the All About Jazz Home Page

Don't miss one of the best jazz CDs of 2014! Available for a full week on the All About Jazz home page. Look for the Flash Mob SoundCloud player directly under the Featured Stories box Anton Schwartz's first solo release in seven years, Flash Mob, had a long Top Ten run on the U.S. Jazz Radio ...

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Jazz Musician of the Day: Wadada Leo Smith

Jazz Musician of the Day: Wadada Leo Smith

All About Jazz is celebrating Wadada Leo Smith's birthday today! ISHMAEL WADADA LEO SMITH trumpet-player, multi- instrumentalist, composer and improviser has been active in the creative contemporary world music for over thirty years. His theory of Jazz and World music was significant in his music development as an artist and educator. Born in Leland, Mississippi, Smith\'s ...


 

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