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StLJN Saturday Video Showcase: "Shake It" with The New Mastersounds

StLJN Saturday Video Showcase: "Shake It" with The New Mastersounds

This week, we're checking out some videos featuring The New Mastersounds, who will be coming to St. Louis to perform next Saturday, October 19 at the Atomic Cowboy Pavilion. A funk/jazz quartet with a stripped-down sound that's been compared to the Meters, Booker T and the MGs, and St. Louis' own Grant Green, The New Mastersounds- guitarist and bandleader Eddie Roberts, drummer Simon Allen, bassist Pete Shand, and keyboardist Joe Tatton- last played here in May 2016, also at Atomic ...

Jazz Musician of the Day: Harry Allen

Jazz Musician of the Day: Harry Allen

All About Jazz is celebrating Harry Allen's birthday today!

Gene Lees writes, “Stan Getz was once asked his idea of the perfect tenor saxophone soloist. His answer was, \'My technique, Al Cohn\'s ideas, and Zoot\'s time.\' The fulfillment of that ideal may well be embodied in thirty-year-old Harry Allen." BMG recording artist Harry Allen has over twenty recordings to his name. Three of Harry\'s CDs have won Gold Disc Awards from Japan\'s Swing Journal Magazine... Read more.

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Ticketing Exchange Platform Lyte Adds $15M In Funding

Ticketing Exchange Platform Lyte Adds $15M In Funding

San Francisco based ticket exchange platform Lyte has secured $15 million in Series A financing to drive the development of the platform and scale operations. Jackson Square Ventures was joined by Industry Ventures, Accomplice Ventures, and Correlation Ventures to close Lyte’s latest funding round, alongside entertainment and technology industry insiders including Bernie Cahill and Greg Suess’s Activist Artist Management, Coelius Capital, former CTO of Pandora Chris Martin, co-founder of 99 Designs Matt Mickiewicz and CEO of Fresno Unlimited and Lyte board ...

Five Vectors Raises $1M To Connect New Artists with Gaming

Five Vectors Raises $1M To Connect New Artists with Gaming

Five Vectors, a start-up that works with emerging artists to produce music for gaming audiences has raised $1 million in seed funding, led by BITKRAFT Esports Ventures. BITKRAFT has been on a spree of investments in esports-related projects this year including Strafe’s esports hub, Ready’s esports platform, Tonk Tonk Games’ competitive fighting game, as well as new MMO studio Playable Worlds. Based in LA and Berlin, Five Vectors – co-founded by Wasae Imran, former Global Head of Video Network at ESL, ...

Why You Should Focus on Booking Local Gigs

Why You Should Focus on Booking Local Gigs

We all want to move on to big regional, national, or even international tours. But, it’s a mistake to rush into touring too quickly and skip out on booking local gigs. I have always been a believer in starting your career in a central place, like your hometown or a town nearby that would be conducive to your career development. Then, you can expand outward systematically from that central point. If you spend a little more time booking local gigs ...

JazzWeek Radio Chart: October 14, 2019

JazzWeek Radio Chart: October 14, 2019

All About Jazz publishes the weekly JazzWeek radio chart. Discover new releases, track chart movement, and learn what is being played on jazz radio stations around the United States. Enjoy!

TW LW 2W Artist TW LW Move Add Rpts Peak Wks 1 1 1 Poncho Sanchez Trane's Delight (Concord Picante) 411 348 +63 4 59 1 4 2 2 2 Monty Alexander Wareika Hill (MACD) 305 342 -37 2 56 1 8 3 3 3 Jazzmeia Horn Love and Liberation ...

Data Metrics for Indie Musicians: What Role Do They Play?

Data Metrics for Indie Musicians: What Role Do They Play?

Thanks to the ubiquity of social media and streaming, artists have been given new ways to reach their audiences at the literal click of a mouse. But these platforms offer artists more than just easy access to fans. Each one harbors a goldmine of data. Guest post by Carter Wilson from Berklee College of Music: Music Business Journal Introduction Since the rise of social media and other online platforms like YouTube and Facebook, artists have been able to reach their ...

Bandsintown Launches First-Ever Predictive Touring Charts For Established and Emerging Artists

Bandsintown Launches First-Ever Predictive Touring Charts For Established and Emerging Artists

Bandsintown has launched 24 Worldwide, US and City Live Music Charts that will be published on Bandsintown, Bandsintown for Artists, and Hypebot starting today. The concert discovery platform has also partnered with Billboard to exclusively publish the Billboard + Bandsintown Tour Index, four weekly charts launching later this month. These unique touring charts measure current fan engagement from Bandsintown's 50 Million registered fans alongside data from partners like Billboard, YouTube and Google who publish tour dates from Bandsintown. By tracking ...


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