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VIDEO / DVD: Three Videos of Stan Getz

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When m: Stan Getz is playing, I can't stop listening. No really, I can't stop him mid-track. His sound is so potent and hypnotic that I have to leave him on. Yesterday, the phone was ringing while I was listening to Stan Getz at Storyville. I let the call go to voicemail when I should have answered it. I almost clicked pause but I didn't. That's the influence Getz has over me. So let's end the week with three great videos of Getz...

CAREER: 10 Best Social Media Management Tools

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As the social media landscape continues to shift, promoting your events on social media, be it a tour or a merch sale, has grown increasingly difficult, particularly where organic reach is concerned. Here we look at ten of the best social media management tools that can help you up your promotional game...

TRENDS: Virtual Reality and Beyond: The Future of Music Experiences

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As virtual reality technology continues to grow and develop, becoming increasingly accessible to consumers, its convergence with music is creating a number of exciting opportunities in the industry. Guest post by Jen Sako of The Music Development Agency Virtual Reality is bringing us exciting, new technology and the way it is being incorporated with music is groundbreaking...

MUSIC INDUSTRY: Discogs Scores New $2.5m Investment

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Online music database and vinyl marketplace Discogs has raised $2.5 million. The additional funding comes from former Warner Music Group board member Jorg Mohaupt, who will join the company's board of directors. Mohaupt is also head of Technology, Media and Telecommunications at Access Industries, and serves on the boards of Deezer, Reform Group, ICE Group, GETT and ULE...

EVENT: 'Jazz Superstars' Join to Celebrate the 10 Year Anniversary of the Thailand International Jazz Conference - Tijc 2018

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The 10th Anniversary of TIJC - the e: Thailand International Jazz Conference will be on January 26-28, 2018. The conference includes four main signature events; Jazz Music Performances, Jazz Education Activities, Jazz Solo Competition and Jazz Camp. Dr. Narong Prangcharoen Dean of e: College of Music, Mahidol University, reveals that TIJC is an important event for music development and awareness in Southeast Asia. Since the first TIJC was held, the public has become more aware and appreciative of jazz music. This event inspires musicians to create new sounds, music for jazz society in jny: Thailand and the world. TIJC focuses on the education of jazz, as a key tool to develop jazz in society. The success of TIJC is in the explosion of new jazz ensembles at all levels that has happened throughout jny: Thailand...

RECORDING: Drummer Bob Holz to Release Third Album Feat. Bass Legends Stanley Clarke and Ralphe Armstrong

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Jazz-fusion composer and drummer Bob Holz will be releasing his third album VISIONS: Coast to Coast Connection, featuring bass legend m: Stanley Clarke on February 23, 2018! 'This collaboration with the jazz star and Return to Forever bassist/composer, Stanley Clarke involved the recording of new compositions I wrote taken from my roots in jazz, classical, blues and rock music,' says Holz. Joining Holz and Clarke is former Mahavishnu Orchestra bassist Ralphe Armstrong who currently plays in Holz's touring band, Bob Holz and A Vision Forward featuring Jamie Glaser and Ralphe Armstrong. 'My compositions have plenty of room for interplay between both bass players,' adds Holz. Bob Holz is presently managed by Roy Holland Productions and is signed to MVD Entertainment Group...

BIRTHDAY: Jazz Musician of the Day: Lee Ritenour

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All About Jazz is celebrating Lee Ritenour's birthday today! b. Lee Mack Ritenour, 11 January 1952, Los Angeles, CA, USA. The prolific Ritenour has established himself as one of the world\'s leading jazz guitarists with a series of accessible albums over three decades. Starting at the age of 16, Ritenour played his first session with The Mama\'s and the Papa\'s. Two years later he was backing Tony Bennett and Lena Horne at L.A.\'s Dorothy Chandler Pavilion. Know as "Captain Fingers... Read more...

TRENDS: Google is Now Sending You More Traffic Than Facebook

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Google once was the top source of referral traffic for musicians and all web site publishers. Then Facebook surpassed it. Now, for many, Google is back on top again. In 2017, Facebook sent 25% less traffic to web publishers this year, while Google traffic was up 17%, according to data from Parse.ly...

MUSIC INDUSTRY: CD Baby Parent Avl Digital Acquires Dashgo, Adrev

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AVL Digital Group, the parent company of CD Baby, DiscMakers, Oasis and Show.co has acquired AudioMicro and its AdRev and DashGo divisions. The purchase adds strong b2b capabilities serving record labels and publishers, as well as its strong base of D.I.Y. artists. AudioMicro includes YouTube monetization platform AdRev, a YouTube Content ID manager and Multi-Channel Network, label services provider and distributor DashGo and synch licensing platform AudioMicro...

TRENDS: Music Consumption Trends and What They Mean

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As we dive into 2018, it's important to take a look back at some of the music consumption data from last year which shows an unsurprising bump and streaming, as well a rise overall. Guest post by Bobby Owsinski of Music 3.0 As we enter into the new year, it's sometimes useful to look back at the previous year to discover what the trends were. Nielsen Music posted it's music consumption figures for 2017 and a number of things became pretty evident when you really looked a the data...

RECORDING: Gleb Kolyadin, the Virtuoso Iamthemorning Pianist, Releases His Debut Self-Titled Solo Album

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Following the success of two highly-praised albums with Iamthemorning, Russian virtuoso pianist Gleb Kolyadin affirms his musical authority with his debut, self-titled album on Kscope, on 23rd February 2018. The record features a staggering who's-who of performers, including: Gavin Harrison (King Crimson / Porcupine Tree) on drums; Nick Beggs (Steven Wilson) on bass; Theo Travis (Robert Fripp / Porcupine Tree / Steven Wilson) on flute and saxophone; the unmistakable voice and lyrics of Steve Hogarth (Marillion) alongside Mick Moss (Antimatter); and Jordan Rudess (Dream Theater) on additional keys...

WEBSITE: All About Jazz Promotes House Concerts Through Jazz Near You

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A new website that connects house concert presenters, musicians, and jazz fans Alternative jazz venues come in all shapes and sizes and with a growing trend in house concerts, Jazz Near You has created houseconcerts.jazznearyou.com to help home concert presenters generate greater turnouts, help musicians find more performance opportunities, and offer guidance to anyone with an interest in hosting a home concert: from preparation to finding and booking a band...

BIRTHDAY: Jazz Musician of the Day: William Parker

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All About Jazz is celebrating William Parker's birthday today! As Steve Greenlee of the Boston Globe stated in July 2002, 'William Parker has emerged as the most important leader of the current avant-garde scene in jazz.' He is working in many of the more important groups in this genre, some of the most prestigious being his own, i.e. The Curtis Mayfield Project, Little Huey Creative Orchestra, In Order to Survive, William Parker's Quartet and other groups. Mr... Read more...

OBITUARY: Maurice Peress, 1930-2017

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Maurice Peress, a conductor who served as a link between jazz and classical music, died at his home in New York. He was 87. Peress collaborated with Duke Ellington in preparing the composer's 1943 'Black, Brown And Beige' for performance by a symphony orchestra. He also worked closely with New YorkPhilharmonic conductor Leonard Bernstein in adapting Bernstein's 'Mass' and works by Charles Ives for symphony performance. When he was conductor of the Kansas City Philharmonic, a performance by Ellington's band deeply affected Peress. In his 2004 book, Dvorak To Duke Ellington, he wrote...

PERFORMANCE / TOUR: Jazz This Week: Claire Chase, Tyshawn Sorey and Cory Smythe; Jazz at Lincoln Center Group; the Sextet; Marcus Lewis; and More

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This week's lineup of jazz and creative music in St. Louis features a couple of Kansas City acts making their first trips here, a couple of small groups comprised of musicians drawn from larger, well-known ensembles, and more. Let's go to the highlights... Wednesday, January 10 This week's "Grand Center Jazz Crawl" features cornetist and banjo player T.J Muller at The Stage at KDHX, the jam session led by bassist Bob Deboo at the Kranzberg Arts Center, and trumpeter Kasimu Taylor's quartet at The Dark Room...

VIDEO / DVD: Two More Sax-Section Albums

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I melt at the sound of a swinging reed section. But I don't keep the swooning to myself. As readers know, I routinely add to our list below of reed-centric albums that I've posted about. Today, I'm letting you know about two more -- Frank Tiberi's 4 Brothers 7 (Jazzed Media), released last year, and John Williams' Baritone Band (Spotlite), from 1997...

MUSIC INDUSTRY: The Power of Music Nostalgia

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Here Fred Jacobs explores how his dives into music data and analytics has revealed that, while the technology surrounding music has changed dramatically, nostalgia still has an incredibly powerful on consumer's listening habits. Guest post by Fred Jacobs of Jacobs Media I enjoy my role as 'Data Whisperer' - taking available analytics and research and identifying trends and phenomena that impact our industry and our ability to entertain. These days, there's no shortage of information, research studies, and other sources of information. And yet, we often find ourselves groping to connect those statistical dots to identify trends and changes in the music patterns that are all around us...

ADVOCACY: Democrats Set to Force Vote to Save Net Neutrality

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The end of net neutrality has wide reaching implications for the musicians, music tech and the broader music industry. The Trump controlled FCC has gutted the regulation, which guaranteed equal access to the internet. Now Democrats in Congress, using the Congressional Review Act, are offering a glimmer of hope that it can be saved...

PERFORMANCE / TOUR: Celebrating Latin Jazz with Some Clever Twists

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Pianist Joe Delaney spent most of his twenties living and working in the the U.S. Virgin Islands. During those eight years on St. Thomas back in the 1980s, he was also able to gig throughout the Caribbean and in South America, particularly Brazil. He soaked up the varied rhythms and flavors of Latin jazz...

BIRTHDAY: Jazz Musician of the Day: Kenny Clarke

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All About Jazz is celebrating Kenny Clarke's birthday today! Kenny Clarke (born Kenneth Clarke Spearman, later aka, Liaqat Ali Salaam, on January 9, 1914 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania-died January 26, 1985 in Paris, France) was a jazz drummer and an early innovator of the bebop style of drumming. As the house drummer at Minton\'s Playhouse in the early 1940\'s, he participated in the after hours jams that led to the birth of Be-Bop, which in turn lead to modern jazz... Read more...

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