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Talk Mode with Eamonn Lenihan—New Podcast Series Offers Three Jazz Interviews A Week

Talk Mode with Eamonn Lenihan—New Podcast Series Offers Three Jazz Interviews A Week

“Duke Ellington reckoned ‘Too much talk stinks up the place’. And of course it must be about the music. But sincere, intelligent conversation can lead to enlightenment. My role, as podcast host, is to steer guests away from bland, chat show patter into areas of genuine interest…” —Eamonn Lenihan Talk Mode, the very first podcast by ...

Attention Venues! Share The Top Jazz Venues Poll With Your Social Network And Mailing List

Attention Venues! Share The Top Jazz Venues Poll With Your Social Network And Mailing List

All About Jazz has developed an annual polling platform so members can vote for their favorite venues, festivals, record labels, recordings, and more. Our inaugural poll, Top Jazz Venues, recently launched with early results showing strong placement for several top clubs as well as a few surprises. We encourage all AAJ members to vote here. The ...

Henry Cow Legend John Greaves To Release New Album Life Size On Manticore Records

Henry Cow Legend John Greaves To Release New Album Life Size On Manticore Records

British bass guitarist and composer John Greaves, best known as a member of Henry Cow and his collaborative albums with Peter Blegvad is releasing a new album titled Life Size on Manticore Records on November 30, 2018. John was also a member of National Health and Soft Heap, and has recorded several solo albums, including Accident ...

Burnin' Blues Guitarist Dexter Allen's Live From Ground Zero Blues Club Available on November 30

Burnin' Blues Guitarist Dexter Allen's Live From Ground Zero Blues Club Available on November 30

Dexter Allen's Live From Ground Zero Blues Club At The Crossroads in Clarksdale, Mississipp November 16th Pre-Release: Put Your Blues On Me
November 30th Release Date
A Pass The Pick Project! Dexter Allen releases his newest album on November 30th with a special pre-release single November 16th of Put Your Blues On ...

Terri Lyne Carrington: A Bi-Coastal Weekend

Terri Lyne Carrington: A Bi-Coastal Weekend

By Cristofer Gross On Friday evening, November 9, drummer-composer-educator Terri Lyne Carrington will headline a special concert in UCLA's Royce Hall. Two days later she will be at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center in jny: Newark for her half of another special concert entitled “Jazz Vinyl Revisited." In addition to having Carrington on the bills, ...

Find the best jazz venues by city with All About Jazz poll results!

Find the best jazz venues by city with All About Jazz poll results!

We're asking the astute readers at All About Jazz (that's you!) to vote for your favorite jazz venues. If you've already voted, you can view the up-to-the-minute results from here. You can also filter results by city to view which venues your fellow readers prefer most: from jny: London and jny: Paris to jny: New York ...

Elio Villafranca Continues Cinque World Tour To Mexico! November 6th With Special Guest Jon Faddis!

Elio Villafranca Continues Cinque World Tour To Mexico! November 6th With Special Guest Jon Faddis!

Grammy Consideration In Multiple Categories! 2018 DownBeat Winner- Rising Star- Keyboard
4.5-star Review, Cinque Elio Villafranca's Cinque World Tour continues from Japan, Australia and Tasmania this summer on to Mexico on November 6th with Special Guest Jon Faddis! Nov. 6 Guadalajara, Mexico
Cinque Release Concert at Centro de Promoción Cultural, ITESO

Flautist Bill McBirnie releases The Silent Wish with Bernie Senensky

Flautist Bill McBirnie releases The Silent Wish with Bernie Senensky

The Silent Wish is the latest release from Canada's premier jazz and Latin flutist, Bill McBirnie, and it features Bill's superior craftsmanship along with that of his longstanding and formidable accompanist, Bernie Senensky, in an intimate duo setting, brimming with pristine acoustic clarity, that displays their uncommon levels of musicianship and simpatico as they explore a ...

Track upcoming shows with Jazz Near You's Personal Calendar feature

Track upcoming shows with Jazz Near You's Personal Calendar feature

Jazz Near You—the leading jazz events platform of its kind—has added an exciting new feature that allows members to track events they plan to attend and share them on Facebook and Twitter. Jazz Near You will also maintain a member's history of previously attended shows. Events can be added to a member's personal calendar by clicking ...

All About Jazz Top 10 Tracks: October 2018

All About Jazz Top 10 Tracks: October 2018

All About Jazz features a free song every day spanning all genres of jazz, and of the 30 tracks featured in October, these ten represent our personal favorites. We also included the top ten reader favorites as indicated by total listens. Musicians and record labels can submit full length MP3s for consideration here. Enjoy! EDITOR'S PICKS ...