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Improved Searching at All About Jazz and Jazz Near You

All About Jazz and Jazz Near You readers can now conduct either a website database search or a Google relevancy search from one convenient location by clicking the magnifying glass icon to the left of “Home" directly under “all about jazz" (or “jazz near you") on every page. In addition to fast access to multiple search ...

INTERVIEW

Jazz Musician of the Day: Antonio Sanchez

Jazz Musician of the Day: Antonio Sanchez

All About Jazz is celebrating Antonio Sanchez's birthday today!

Antonio Sanchez was born in Mexico City November 1st, 1971. At age five, he discoreved an irresistible attraction towards the drum set. After a few years of private study he started performing in a wide variety of musical situations ranging from rock to jazz and latin to ...

PERFORMANCE

The Lead Sheet: Twin Cities Live Jazz, October 31-November 6

Some spooky jazz and Halloween fun kick off a busy music weekend that includes the return of Soul Cafe and What Would Monk Do. In the coming week, Hiromi makes her quasi-annual pilgrimage to the Dakota, Mike Lewis returns to the Icehouse, and Zeitgeist launches their annual New Music Cabaret. That's just the start of the ...

MUSIC INDUSTRY

Jazz Singer Shares New Understanding of Certain Songs

Jazz Singer Shares New Understanding of Certain Songs

Transformative moments in life have an impact on music. Sometimes they inspire it. Sometimes they underscore the meaning within the lyrics, or help listeners—and singers—better appreciate them. Such was the case Thursday, October 30, when singer June Garber performed at the Venice (FL) Art Center at a South County Jazz Club matinee concert, backed by saxophonist-flutist ...

RADIO

JazzWeek Radio Chart: November 3, 2014

TW LW 2W Artist TW LW Move Add Rpts Peak Wks 1 1 1 Gerry Gibbs and the Thrasher Dream Trio We're Back (Whaling City Sounds) 279 317 -38 1 54 1 6 2 2 2 Mark Elf Mark Elf Returns 2014 (Jen Bay, Inc.) 220 250 -30 0 50 1 10 3 12 3 Eric Reed ...

INTERVIEW

Jazz Musician of the Day: Illinois Jacquet

Jazz Musician of the Day: Illinois Jacquet

All About Jazz is celebrating Illinois Jacquet's birthday today!

Illinois Jacquet is considered to be one of the most influential tenor saxophonists in the history of jazz music. Born on October 31, 1922, in Broussard, Louisiana, Jean Baptiste Illinois Jacquet, at the age of 19 on the very first recording of his career, spawned an entirely ...

TV / FILM

How Ken Burns Murdered Jazz

Ken Burn’s interminable documentary Jazz starts with a wrong premise and degenerates from there. Burns heralds jazz as the great American contribution to world music and sets it up as a kind of roadmap to racial relations across the 20th century. But surely that distinction belongs to the blues, the music born on the plantations of ...

CAREER

How to Fund a Full Length Album

By James Shotwell, Social Media Coordinator at Haulix.com It’s funny how fast the music industry changes these days. A year ago many people would have claimed that crowdfunding was the future of the music business, but as many independent acts have learned over the year this is not always the case. Some audiences will be able to support ...


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