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Recording

Enzo Favata The Crossing - The New Album, Video And Summer Shows

Enzo Favata The Crossing - The New Album, Video And Summer Shows

Source: Govind Singh Khurana

Enzo Favata The Crossing, is one of the most active ensemble on both Italian and international scene, with Pasquale Mirra on vibraphone and midi marimba, Rosa Brunello on bass, Marco Frattini on drums, as well as Enzo Favata, winds, electronics, keyboards and arrangements. The album, a journey through contemporary jazz's various souls, traditions and sounds, is available today. The Crossing is a collection of both original songs arranged from live recordings, with special guests features and new arrangements, which keeps ...

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Music Industry

Vocalist Kari Kirkland’s Single, 'Break Your Heart' Enters Billboard Adult Contemporary Chart At #30

Vocalist Kari Kirkland’s Single, 'Break Your Heart' Enters Billboard Adult Contemporary Chart At #30

Source: GoMedia PR

New Video Is an Endearing Story Focusing on Animal Welfare Singer Kari Kirkland’s debut album, Wild Is the Wind, was released in February of 2021 and immediately earned the former Ironman Triathlete competitor and flying trapeze and aerial bungee artist considerable critical acclaim. Jazz Times selected the album as an Editor’s Pick, concluding “…artfully walking the line where jazz and adult contemporary meet, Kari Kirkland proves that she’s finally right where she belongs.” JW Vibe noted the “pin drop purity ...

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Recording

Al Ross & The Planets Share Lyric Video For Smooth Jazz Single 'Faith'

Al Ross & The Planets Share Lyric Video For Smooth Jazz Single 'Faith'

Source: Prime Mover Media

Al Ross and the Planets released “Faith,” the latest digital single and lyric video from the group’s upcoming second album. Blue Crystal follows September 10 on CD and download. Gliding on a light samba rhythm, “Faith” shares the smooth jazz crossover appeal of such European acts as The Blue Nile, Matt Bianco, Double, and China Crisis. Bandleader Al Ross takes center stage with a richly romantic vocal. “’Faith’ was written by me and Alex Mungo,” Ross said. “The song was ...

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Website

Attention Jazz Music Presenters! Participate in All About Jazz's latest survey and help us help you.

Source: Michael Ricci

All About Jazz, the world’s leading jazz music platform, is conducting a survey to learn more about you, your venue, and your relationship with ticketing. The pandemic has impacted all industries, perhaps none more so than the events industry, music in particular. Many venues have changed their business model and have moved from general admission door sales, for instance, to online marked seated sales only. This survey takes less than 5 minutes and those that complete the survey can benefit ...

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Career

15 ways Bandzoogle is the best website platform for musicians

15 ways Bandzoogle is the best website platform for musicians

Source: Bandzoogle Blog

This article originally appeared on the Bandzoogle Blog. Part of what makes Bandzoogle the best platform for musicians is our drive to constantly listen and improve. Every year, our team pushes out hundreds of updates based on your feedback. In 15 years of making beautiful band websites, here are the 15 reasons why Bandzoogle is the best- and what better way to do it than in song! 1. Come together, right now Everything is in one place. Free domain? Check. ...

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Career

How to sell music online with your website

How to sell music online with your website

Source: Bandzoogle Blog

This article originally appeared on the Bandzoogle Blog. Making music has probably been a dream you’ve had for a long time. You spend hours putting your heart and soul into the creation of these melodies. Then you record your music, listening and editing and getting it perfect. It would be ideal to use this very music, which is an extension of who you are and what you’ve been through, as a way to support yourself in the pursuit of making ...

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Book / Magazine

'And All That Motive'—A New Jazz Mystery Audiobook by Joan Merrill

'And All That Motive'—A New Jazz Mystery Audiobook by Joan Merrill

Source: Joan Merrill

Joan Merrill, author of the Casey McKie jazz mystery series, announces the release of her latest audiobook, And All that Motive, narrated by longtime Bay Area jazz radio host Alisa Clancy. Set at a festival near San Francisco, And All that Motive has Casey racing against time to solve the killing of jazz singer Sid Satin and remove suspicion from her best friend, club owner and singer Dee Jefferson. Sorting through a raft of suspects, Casey unravels the mystery with ...

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Career

How Bandzoogle’s tools helped me make money as a musician

How Bandzoogle’s tools helped me make money as a musician

Source: Bandzoogle Blog

This article originally appeared on the Bandzoogle Blog. This pandemic was devastating. I was a gigging musician, on tour internationally when news hit of President Trump’s travel ban...and the dominoes fell one after the other. Gigs being cancelled. Navigating unemployment. Applying for maxed-out grant opportunities. Friends and associates passing away. And finally, questioning the decision to even be a musician, and how to financially survive. I know it’s been a similar story for many of my gigging friends; this complete ...


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