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Tom Petty’s MusiCares Speech: "I joined the conspiracy to put black music on the popular white radio."

Tom Petty’s MusiCares Speech: "I joined the conspiracy to put black music on the popular white radio."

On the 10th of February, Tom Petty of Heartbreaker fame was honored as MusiCares Person of the Year, owing to both his accomplishments as an artist and for his long history of significant charity work and efforts defending artists' rights. Here we look at a transcript of his speech following the award. By Tom Petty posted by ...

Chamber Music America's 2017 New Jazz Works Program

Chamber Music America's 2017 New Jazz Works Program

Do you need funding for your new jazz composition? Chamber Music America has funded nearly 200 jazz commissions since 2000. CMA’s New Jazz Works grant provides up to $34,000 in funding for U.S.-based jazz ensembles to create, perform, and record new compositions. APPLY NOW DEADLINE: March 5, 2017, at 12 midnight EST To learn more about ...

Grammy Winners 2017 - Jazz List

Grammy Winners 2017 - Jazz List

And the winners of the 59th Annual Grammy Awards are... JAZZ Best Contemporary Instrumental Album: Culcha Vulcha
Snarky Puppy (Ground Up Music) Human Nature — Herb Alpert (Herb Alpert Presents)
When You Wish Upon A Star — Bill Frisell (Okeh Records)
Way Back Home: Live From Rochester, NY— Steve Gadd ...

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Names 2017 Inductees

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Names 2017 Inductees

The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame has announced the 6 artists named as inductees in the 2017 Performer Category along with Nile Rogers, who was recognized with an Award for Musical Excellence. Rock & Roll Of Fame 2017 Inductees Joan Baez Electric Light Orchestra Journey Pearl Jam Tupac Shakur Yes Award for Musical Excellence: Nile ...

Grammy Nominees 2017 Named - Jazz List

Grammy Nominees 2017 Named - Jazz List

The 59th Annual Grammys will air live from the Staples Center in LA on Feb. 12th at 8 p.m. ET on CBS.  Here is the full list of nominees for the 59th Annual Grammy Awards: JAZZ Best Improvised Jazz Solo: “Countdown” — Joey Alexander
“In Movement” — Ravi Coltrane
“We See” — Fred Hersch

7 Virtual Jazz Club announces the beginning of the LIVE competition that will take place in the 7 virtual rooms

7 Virtual Jazz Club announces the beginning of the LIVE competition that will take place in the 7 virtual rooms

FIRST INTERNATIONAL ONLINE JAZZ CONTEST The competition takes place entirely on the 7 Virtual Jazz Club website (click “Go To LIVE"). The competition among the 70 international artists who passed the pre-selection process has started and jazz lovers worldwide can vote for their favorites. Your evaluation will help an international public discover new jazz talents and ...

World Of Guitar Trio Wins Double In The 15th Independent Music Awards

World Of Guitar Trio Wins Double In The 15th Independent Music Awards

Guitar-virtuosos Roman Miroshnichenko, José A. Rodríguez & Henrik Andersen (World Of Guitar Trio) were named as a Winners of The 15th Independent Music Awards (The IMAs) at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts in New York City on November 12th. More than 400 innovative self-released and indie label projects culled from thousands of submissions worldwide, were ...

World Of Guitar Trio Nominated In The 15th Independent Music Awards

World Of Guitar Trio Nominated In The 15th Independent Music Awards

Guitar-virtuosos Roman Miroshnichenko, José A. Rodríguez & Henrik Andersen (World Of Guitar Trio) were named by Music Resource Group (MRG) as a Nominees of The 15th Independent Music Awards (The IMAs), the prestigious awards program for independent artists and releases. More than 400 innovative self-released and indie label projects culled from thousands of submissions worldwide, were ...

Dylan Spotify Streams Jump 512% After Nobel Announcement

Dylan Spotify Streams Jump 512% After Nobel Announcement

After yesterday's announcement that Bob Dylan had been awarded the 2016 Nobel Prize for Literature, his  streams increased 512% on Spotify globally. The most listened-to song in reaction to the news was “Like a Rolling Stone," which saw streams increase by 258%. Even President Obama reacted to the award: Congratulations to one of my favorite poets, Bob ...

SF MusicTech Names Winners Of 2016 Startup Competition

SF MusicTech Names Winners Of 2016 Startup Competition

After careful consideration and many impressive entries, the winners of the SF MusicTech Summit 2016 Startup Competition have been announced.  Each winner will be showcasing onstage during the Summit on Monday, October 17th. And don't forget, Hypebot readers receive discounted registration to the Summit using the code: HYPEBOT or by registering here. SF MusicTech Summit 2016 Startup ...


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