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Making Vinyl Packaging Awards 2018 Call for Entries

Making Vinyl Packaging Awards 2018 Call for Entries

If you were involved in the creation of a vinyl or CD package produced in the past year you are eligible to enter the 2018 Making Vinyl Packaging Awards, which is now accepting submissions in 14 categories that highlight why packaged media is still important in the digital age. Deadline is Aug. 15. Entries may come from record ...

Al Di Meola Receives Honorary Doctorate At Berklee's Campus In Valencia, Spain

Al Di Meola Receives Honorary Doctorate At Berklee's Campus In Valencia, Spain

Berklee Provost Larry Simpson presented an honorary doctor of music degree on July 9 to legendary jazz, fusion, and world music guitarist, composer, bandleader, and producer Al Di Meola during the commencement ceremony for the master’s degree programs at Berklee’s campus in Valencia, Spain. Di Meola also performed as a special guest at the commencement concert ...

Grammy 2019 Deadlines and Dates: Submissions Now Open

Grammy 2019 Deadlines and Dates: Submissions Now Open

Submissions for the 2019 61st Annual Grammy Awards are now open. To help navigate the process, we've created this quick guide and list of deadlines, dates and links new rules and more information. THE PROCESS RULE CHANGES The Recording Academy is increasing the number of nominees in the big “General Field” Grammy categories- Record of the ...

Bill Bruford's Definitive Boxed Set Nominated For Progressive Music Awards Reissue Of The Year

Bill Bruford's Definitive Boxed Set Nominated For Progressive Music Awards Reissue Of The Year

Drum legend and Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee Bill Bruford's recently released definitive boxed set Bruford 1977-1980: Seems Like A Lifetime Ago has been nominated for “Reissue of the Year” by Progressive Music Awards. Containing the collected works of the band on one extraordinary 6cd/2dvd-a box set, Seems Like A Lifetime Ago is a ...

Kendrick Lamar Wins Pulitzer Prize For 'Damn'

Kendrick Lamar Wins Pulitzer Prize For 'Damn'

Kendrick Lamar has won the Pulitzer Prize for music for his album Damn. Lamar is the first rapper to win the award which has previously only gone to classical and jazz artists, including Wynton Marsalis and Ornette Coleman. The Pulitzer Prize board on Monday called Damn, “a virtuosic song collection unified by its vernacular authenticity and rhythmic ...

Roman Miroshnichenko Nominated In The 16th Independent Music Awards

Roman Miroshnichenko Nominated In The 16th Independent Music Awards

Multi-Award winning guitarist, composer and bandleader Roman Miroshnichenko was among the nominees announced by the Music Resource Group (MRG) in the 16th annual Independent Music Awards (The IMAs), the influential honors for independent artists and releases. More than 400 innovative self-released and indie label projects culled from thousands of submissions worldwide, were nominated by fans and ...

Pablo Ziegler Trio - 2018 Grammy Winner "Best Latin Jazz Album" For "Jazz Tango"

Pablo Ziegler Trio - 2018 Grammy Winner "Best Latin Jazz Album" For "Jazz Tango"

The Pablo Ziegler Trio won the 2018 Grammy Award for “Best Latin Jazz Album" with their exciting release Jazz TangoAstor Piazzolla, continues developing the style of Nuevo Tango. On Jazz Tango, pianist/composer/arranger Ziegler presents his US-based trio of world-class Argentinian collaborators Hector Del Curto (bandoneon) and Claudio Ragazzi (guitar). They play three Nuevo Tango standards by ...

60th GRAMMY Awards: Jazz Winners

60th GRAMMY Awards: Jazz Winners

And the winners of the 2018 GRAMMY Awards are... 31. Best Improvised Jazz Solo (For an instrumental jazz solo performance. Two equal performers on one recording may be eligible as one entry. If the soloist listed appears on a recording billed to another artist, the latter's name is in parenthesis for identification. Singles or Tracks only.) ...

Doris Day Christmas Album

Doris Day Christmas Album

Each December for the past 10 years, I've carefully chosen a different album for inclusion in my annual JazzWax Vintage Holiday Album Hall of Fame. I established this yule repository in 2008 to steer you to great old-fashioned favorites that may be unknown to you or have been forgotten. I'm a shameless fan of holiday music, ...

Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame 2018 Inductees Named

Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame 2018 Inductees Named

The 2018 inductees to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame were named early Wednesday morning. Three of the five main inductees were on the ballot for the first time. One of the repeat nominees, Bon Jovi, tweeted, “It's about time!" The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2018 inductees are:  Bon Jovi The Cars Dire ...