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Monday Recommendation: Charlie Haden Speaks

Monday Recommendation: Charlie Haden Speaks

Woodard and Haden: Conversations with Charlie Haden (Silman-James) Interviews transcribed from tape recordings and transformed into print are often boring substitutes for writing. With judicious editing, however, the technique can be illuminating. Journalist Josef Woodard’s many chats with bassist Charlie Haden (1937-2014) provide valuable insights into what fueled Haden’s musical tastes and goals and the social ...

24 Best Music Tech Conferences: FREE Ebook from PR Firm Rock Paper Scissors

24 Best Music Tech Conferences: FREE Ebook from PR Firm Rock Paper Scissors

Music Tech Conferences: A Guide for Startups is available for free. This 31-page guide will help anyone—from startups to seasoned veterans—navigate the many music and tech industry conferences. Music Tech Conferences: A Guide for Startups includes informative articles that provide help in evaluating how these events fit into your business development, investment, and marketing plans. The ...

Bob Porter on Organ Combos

Bob Porter on Organ Combos

No one knows more about soul jazz and the jazz organ combo than Bob Porter. That's because he produced many of the great recordings of the late 1960s and '70s for Prestige and often wrote the liner notes. He also produced other organ combo sessions in the '80s and beyond. Bob has spent more than 30 ...

Bob Porter on Soul-Jazz

Bob Porter on Soul-Jazz

Back in the late 1960s and early 1970s, when I was in my early teens and just starting to listen to jazz, the soul-jazz albums I dug most were on Prestige and produced by Bob Porter (above). These included Leon Spencer Jr.'s Louisiana Slim, Sonny Stitt and Gene Ammons' You Talk That Talk and Sonny Stitt ...

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. ...


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