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Recent Reading: Books About Jazz In Four US Regions

Recent Reading: Books About Jazz In Four US Regions

After jazz emerged—or coalesced—as a distinct form of music in jny: New Orleans in the early twentieth century, it quickly took hold throughout the world. Jazz musicians developed on every continent, even in countries where the spirit of jazz goes against the grain of politics and culture; a jazz community is emerging in China, not an ...

Woodstock To Bali - "Guitarlo" Shares 29 True Stories

Woodstock To Bali -  "Guitarlo" Shares 29 True Stories

Guitarlo is Arlo Hennings' compelling, and to the heart honest, memoir that takes readers on a decades journey from his challenging childhood, blossoming as a poet, song writer, musician, agent, husband, father... to his current life in Indonesia where he continues to promote and create music. The inspiration that brought him to Bali began at an ...

Paying For The Album Does Not Mean The Artist Gets To Own The Album (Why Record Contracts Are Horrible For Artists)

Paying For The Album Does Not Mean The Artist Gets To Own The Album (Why Record Contracts Are Horrible For Artists)

In this excerpt from Ryan Kairalla's new book Break the Business: Declaring Your Independence and Achieving True Success in the Music Industry, we get an unvarnished look at what it really means to sign a record contract. By  Ryan Kairalla, from his new book “Break the Business: Declaring Your Independence and Achieving True Success in the Music ...

"Jim Marshall: Jazz Festival" Now Available from Reel Art Press

"Jim Marshall: Jazz Festival" Now Available from Reel Art Press

Published by Reel Art Press
Edited by Amelia Davis, Tony Nourmand.
Introduction by Nat Hentoff.
Foreword by President Bill Clinton.
Designed by Graham Marsh. From Thelonius Monk to John Coltrane, Miles Davis to Nina Simone, Jim Marshall's defining photographs of the 1960s jazz scene Jim Marshall is known ...

30 Minute Guide To Getting More Fans: FREE eBook

30 Minute Guide To Getting More Fans: FREE eBook

While many are of the opinion that it's impossible to develop an appreciable fanbase without significant financial investment, this free ebook provides artists with concise information on how to grow a fanbase without breaking the bank, and is designed to be read and absorbed in under 30 minutes. Guest Post on Noise Creator's Free eBook Lately, there’s been ...

Musicpreneur: Making Money in Music - #MusicBizBooks

Musicpreneur: Making Money in Music - #MusicBizBooks

To any musician who feels overwhelmed by the craziness of the music industry- you are not alone! Learning how to navigate your career and market your own music is a daunting task. But there are SO MANY resources out there for you, full of useful tips and advice. Of course, sometimes even the advice can seem overwhelming. ...

Sexism In The Music Industry - When Women Lean In, Others Need to Listen Up [Emily White]

Sexism In The Music Industry - When Women Lean In, Others Need to Listen Up [Emily White]

Emily White writes about the troubling reality of sexism in the music industry, and how even companies which purport to promote gender equality in the workplace, are often guilty of indirect sexism. Guest post by Emily White of Whitesmith Entertainment and Dreamfuel via Zieley Magazine. I have had my ass grabbed in the workplace, which most agree is essentially wrong. ...

UC Press Publishes "Better Git It in Your Soul: An Interpretive Biography of Charles Mingus" by Krin Gabbard

UC Press Publishes "Better Git It in Your Soul: An Interpretive Biography of Charles Mingus" by Krin Gabbard

“Krin Gabbard is one of the finest stylists writing about jazz today, and Better Git It In Your Soul finds him at the top of his game. The writing is crisp, charming, and funny, a pleasure to read. The author’s love of this immensely rich body of music comes through on every page.” —Thomas Brothers, author ...

Mort Weiss' E-book, "Sex And The Jazz Musician - The Hollywood Years And Beyond," Now Available

Mort Weiss' E-book, "Sex And The Jazz Musician - The Hollywood Years And Beyond," Now Available

New E-Book Translates the Octogenarian Clarinetist’s Mort Report Columns from All About Jazz into an Autobiographic Series of Vignettes Complimented with Music and Video Sex and the Jazz Musician—The Hollywood Years and Beyond, an intriguing glimpse into the life and times of “the world's greatest unemployed jazz clarinetist," 80-year old Mort Weiss, is now available as ...

Monday Recommendation: Playboy Swings

Monday Recommendation: Playboy Swings

Patty Farmer, Playboy Swings: How Hugh Hefner and Playboy Changed the Face of Music (Beaufort Books) For sixty years, Hugh Hefner and his Playboy magazine have been easy targets for lampoon and parody. With their fixation on the care and feeding of the male libido, they have attracted plenty of both. But there has always been ...


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An exclusive opportunity for All About Jazz readers to participate in the celebration of a jazz legend.