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Tony Adamo Receives Permission To Rename And Write Lyrics To A Future Sun Ra Song

Tony Adamo Receives Permission To Rename And Write Lyrics To A Future Sun Ra Song

Source: Jim Eigo, Jazz Promo Services

Tony Adamo wrote about and released music on Eddie Harris, B.B. King, Eddie Henderson, Art Blakey, James Brown, Mark Murphy, Eddie Gale, Jack Kerouac, and Sun Ra, the song entitled “Sun Ra Goes to Mars.” The Eddie Harris estate gave Adamo permission to write spoken word to his “Listen Here.” Adamo renamed it “Listen Here Listen Up.” Dave Davis and Michael Ray of the Sun Ra Arkestra have recorded music on Adamo's new soon to be released CD. Members of ...

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Jazzahead! And International Jazz Day Announce Co-operation

Jazzahead! And International Jazz Day Announce Co-operation

Source: All About Jazz Publicity

Two of the leading international organisations in jazz, the Herbie Hancock Institute of Jazz and jazzahead!, the world’s largest jazz trade fair, are jointly announcing a new co-operation in honor of UNESCO International Jazz Day 2021. jazzahead! this year takes place under the motto “Close Together From Afar" and will run from Thursday 29 April to Sunday 2 May 2021. The two organisations plan to mark International Jazz Day together on Friday 30 April. “With this cooperation we want to ...

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jazzahead! Jazz industry networking opportunity

jazzahead! Jazz industry networking opportunity

Source: All About Jazz Publicity

Inspiring conversations, targeted one-on-one meetings, valuable opportunities to network: Can they still happen at a digital trade fair? Yes, they can! In cooperation with a specialist partner, Enterprise Europe Network (EEN), jazzahead!, the world's largest international jazz trade fair, is organising online matchmaking sessions over three days from Wednesday 10 March until Friday 12 March 2021. Producers, concert and festival organisers, bookers, artist management agencies, media representatives or musicians: all will be able to avail themselves of the chance to ...

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jazzahead! digital 2021: Registration is now open

jazzahead! digital 2021: Registration is now open

Source: All About Jazz Publicity

And we’re on: jazzahead!, the world's largest international jazz trade fair, was obliged to take a break in 2020 because of the Corona pandemic, but preparations for the 15th edition are now gathering pace. Under the slogan “Close together from afar", the organisers are in the process of putting together the main elements of the trade fair which will take place in virtual form. The dates are Thursday 29 April to Sunday, 2 May 2021. “As we do this, we ...

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jazzahead!, the world's largest international jazz trade fair, will take place again in 2021 – digitally

jazzahead!, the world's largest international jazz trade fair, will take place again in 2021 – digitally

Source: All About Jazz Publicity

Under the motto “Close together from afar", the azzahead! organisers announce that they intend to implement large parts of the 15th jazz trade fair virtually. The dates will be Thursday 29 April to Sunday, 2 May 2021. These changes primarily affect the trade fair and the programme for industry participants. “Our goal is to facilitate and to foster exchange within the international jazz scene, so we will ensure that this can take place online under the best possible professional conditions, ...

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Alain Marquet and His Jazz Museum

Alain Marquet and His Jazz Museum

Source: JazzWax by Marc Myers

In Paris, after you've hiked up many flights of stairs to Montmartre and made your way to Sacré-Cœur, the basilica that overlooks the city, walk a little further. Along Rue du Poteau, you'll find one of the city's best kept jazz secrets. There, at No. 68, is a small shop called Jazz Museum, run by Alain Marquet. The oddly named store opened in 2009 and specializes in rare jazz recordings and artifacts. I've never been to Jazz Museum and only ...

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Keyon Harrold and teenage son accosted, falsely accused in incident at NYC hotel

Keyon Harrold and teenage son accosted, falsely accused in incident at NYC hotel

Source: St. Louis Jazz Notes by Dean Minderman

Keyon Harrold is used to making the news for his music, but the St. Louis native and Grammy winning trumpeter this week was in the headlines for something else entirely, as he and his teenage son Keyon Jr. were accosted, falsely accused, and assaulted during an incident at the Arlo Soho hotel in New York City. The Harrolds, who were staying at the hotel, were confronted this past Saturday in the lobby by a white woman (that neither had ever ...

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Soaring Music Publications Has All Downloadable "I Want A Doll" Items For Free Through Midnight, Christmas Day

Soaring Music Publications  Has All Downloadable "I Want A Doll" Items For Free Through Midnight, Christmas Day

Source: Greg Nathan

Soaring Music Publications was hoping to find lots of takers of it's “I Want a Doll“ audio tracks and lead-sheets, anticipating a new release of “I Want a Doll“ for next year, but so far “takes" are non-existent, and in order to boost interest, Soaring has eliminated the required $1.00 purchase and replaced it with everything on the page being downloadable for free. “Now everything on the page is downloadable for free," said Greg Nathan, Owner/President of Soaring Music Publications. ...


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