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RECORDING: Alto Saxophonist Richie Cole Pays Tribute to a Lifelong Hero on "Cannonball," Set for Oct. 26 Release

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The alto madness of m: Richie Cole celebrates one of its chief inspirations with the October 26 release of Cannonball (Richie Cole Presents). An inveterate bebop stalwart, Cole leads the Pittsburgh Alto Madness Orchestra and several special guests in paying tribute to his hero, the legendary alto saxophonist Julian 'Cannonball' Adderley. The album comprises a dozen tunes closely associated with Adderley (including his own 'Sack o' Woe'), as well as a brand-new Cole original ('Bell of the Ball')...

BIRTHDAY: Jazz Musician of the Day: Von Freeman

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All About Jazz is celebrating Von Freeman's birthday today! Earl Lavon Freeman jazz tenor saxophonist, originally became known for his work with the Horace Henderson Group during the Late 1940s, and Sun Ra\'s band in the early \'50s. During that period, he also played with his musical brothers, drummer Bruz (Eldrige) Freeman and guitarist George Freeman, (with pianists including Ahmad Jamal, Andrew Hill, and Muhal Richard Abrams). Chicago Tribune critic Howard Reich says, "..... Read more...

CAREER: The Music Messaging Evolution: From Newsletters to Interactive Storytelling

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As newsfeed marketing continues to flounder, having hit an all time low of 2%, those in music marketing are looking for fresh innovating ways to catch up with fans. In this interview we hear from Tim Heineke of POP on the value storytelling and the future of communication between fans and artists. And if you want to join the Messenger bot revolution, we've go discount codes...

RADIO: The Inconvenient Demographic Truth of Radio

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Fred Jacobs examines the reality of radio's demographic challenge, it's addiction to the 25-54 year old age bracket, and it's need to capture the attention of Generation Z, which is already the largest generational group of them all. Guest post by Fred Jacobs of Jacobs Media Strategies Over the decades, a lot has changed in radio. The industry's technology has exploded - 'software' has moved from albums to CDs to hard drives. Music is scheduled by computers, not with index cards. Air personalities routinely connect with listeners via social media sites, not just at remotes. And now, consumers can access radio stations on phones, tablets, and smart speakers. Radio time is now sold programmatically. And on-demand has become a fact of life, spurring a flurry of podcast activity...

EVENT: Ottawa Jazzworks Launches 'Jazzworks Presents' Concert Series with Performance by New York Bassist Dezron Douglas on October 5th at Festival Japan Restaurant.

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'A-List' Bassist m: Dezron Douglas, lauded by the New York Times for his 'deep and soulful sound', visits jny: Ottawa to play the first in a new series of jazz concert events, 'JazzWorks Presents', at e: Festival Japan Restaurant on Friday October 5th from 7:30 to 10:30 pm. Known for his musical versatility, Douglas, one of the most in-demand young bassists in jazz today, will be joined in a trio setting by Ottawa's m: Steve Boudreau on piano and m: Petr Cancura on saxophones...

BIRTHDAY: Jazz Musician of the Day: Howard Roberts

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All About Jazz is celebrating Howard Roberts' birthday today! Howard Roberts was born in Phoenix, Arizona in 1929. He began playing guitar at age 8 and by age 15 was playing gigs in and around the Phoenix area. In 1950 (at age 20) Howard decided to move to Los Angeles, and through hard work and the invaluable assistance of fellow guitarist/arranger-composer Jack Marshall, Howard met and began playing with some of L.A.\'s very best musicians, including Bobby Troup, Chico Hamilton and Barney Kessel... Read more...

CAREER: Making Low-Budget Music Videos: 5 Simple Tips

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With YouTube now being one of the biggest sources for music discovery, having some form of music video to accompany your latest club banger is practically essential. That said, the weighty price tag often associated with music videos can be a major source of concern for most, so here we look at some key tips for keeping the camera rolling on shoestring budget...

WEBSITE: Cast Your Vote! All About Jazz Launches a Series of Annual Polls

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All About Jazz, one of the web's top music websites and arbiter of all things jazz has built a polling platform to identify best venues, best festivals, best record labels, top releases, and much more. A fully transparent and 100% verifiable system, All About Jazz polls were designed to give voice to our readers while defining a series of benchmarks for the industry. And with All About Jazz and Jazz Near You's unprecedented reach, each poll will prove to be the most definitive of its kind...

BIRTHDAY: Jazz Musician of the Day: Dave Holland

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All About Jazz is celebrating Dave Holland's birthday today! Amid endless choices, the sound of a Dave Holland bass line compels attention. A master of tone and rhythm, the bassist, composer, and bandleader is now in his fifth decade as a performer and his music possesses a rich and kaleidoscopic history. One of Holland\'s mentors, the affably sage-like saxophonist Sam Rivers, gave him a tip once. "Sam said, 'Don\'t leave anything out?"play all of it,\' " Holland once told a radio interviewer... Read more...

WEBSITE: All About Jazz Top 10 Tracks: September 2018

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All About Jazz features a free song every day spanning all genres of jazz, and of the 30 tracks featured in September, these ten represent our personal favorites. We also included the top ten reader favorites as indicated by total listens. Musicians and record labels can submit full length MP3s for consideration here...

BIRTHDAY: Jazz Musician of the Day: Buddy Rich

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All About Jazz is celebrating Buddy Rich's birthday today! Arguably the greatest jazz drummer of all time, the legendary Buddy Rich exhibited his love for music through the dedication of his life to the art. His was a career that spanned seven decades, beginning when Rich was 18 months old and continuing until his death in 1987. Immensely gifted... Read more...

RECORDING: Sid Jacobs, Joe la Barbera, Darek Oles - "Three in One" Available Now on CD, Wav, Flac and MP3 from Art of Life Records.

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Art of Life Records is pleased to present guitarist m: Sid Jacobs' new trio album, Three in One, featuring m: Joe La Barbera (Bill Evans, Joe Farrell, Chuck Mangione) on drums and m: Darek Oles (Peter Erskine, Brad Mehldau, Alan Pasqua) on acoustic bass. The album features many well-known Jazz Standards from composers George and Ira Gershwin and DuBose and Dorothy Heyward: 'There's a Boat That's Leaving Soon for New York', 'It Ain't Necessarily So', 'I Loves You Porgy', 'Summertime', 'Bess You is my Woman Now' and 'My Man's Gone Now' in addition to Wayne Shorter's-'Infant Eyes' and Classical guitarist Vincenzo Macaluso's-'Song for Rayanne'. Sid also pays tribute to his long-time friend and teacher, the late guitarist Jimmy Wyble, on the songs 'Three in One', 'Scott Joplin' and 'Improvisation/Etude 20' which were composed by Jimmy Wyble...

BIRTHDAY: Jazz Musician of the Day: Jean-Luc Ponty

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All About Jazz is celebrating Jean-Luc Ponty's birthday today! Jean-Luc Ponty is a pioneer and undispute master of violin in the arena of jazz and rock. He is widely regarded as an innovator who has applied his unique visionary spin that has expanded the vocabulary of modern music. Ponty was born in a family of classical musicians on September 29, 1942 in Avranches, France. His father taught violin, his mother taught piano. At sixteen... Read more...

MUSIC INDUSTRY: Can Airbnb Concerts and Sofar Sounds Revolutionize the Live Concert Industry?

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After establishing itself as a huge success in the travel industry, Airbnb is now looking at expanding its services into the live music space by partnering with Sofar Sounds to offer guests "Music Experiences". Guest post by Chi Zhan from the Berklee College of Music: Music Business Journal Airbnb ConcertsFounded in 2008 in San Francisco, Airbnb has gone from three air mattresses and broke roommates to a company valued at more than $30 billion. Having changed the way people travel, which led to a massive revolution in the hospitality industry, Airbnb is now trying to make its move to enter the live music space...

TECHNOLOGY: 3 Effective Techniques for Connecting with Your Audience

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Unless you're writing music purely for your own delight, fostering a strong connection with your fans should be a top priority as an artist. Besides simply the substance of the music itself, we here look at three essential ways in which artists can cultivate a connect with fans. Guest post by Patrick McGuire of the ReverbNation Blog...

EVENT: Abelita Mateus and Friends: "Mixed Feelings" CD Release Performance on October 2 at Dizzy's Club!

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October 2. ONE NIGHT ONLY! Featuring Guitarist Romero Lubambo, Bassist Peter Slavov, Diego Urcola on Trumpet and more! Abelita Mateus and Friends Dizzy's Club- October 2nd Broadway at 60th St., 5th Floor, NYC 7:30pm and 9:30pm / cover $35- students $20 Phone: 212-258-9595 m: Abelita Mateus: piano, vocals m: Peter Slavov: bass m: Diego Urcola: trumpet m: Matt Marantz: tenor saxophonist m: Alex Kautz: drums m: Phillip Gillette: percussion m: Romero Lubambo: guitar...

RADIO: JazzWeek Radio Chart: October 1, 2018

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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 4 1 Yellowjackets Raising Our Voice (Mack Avenue) 272 228 +4...

BIRTHDAY: Jazz Musician of the Day: Kenny Kirkland

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All About Jazz is celebrating Kenny Kirkland's birthday today! Beginning his career as a teacher of classical music, Kenny Kirkland next became a jazz musician. Later he emerged from his jazz chrysalis as a practitioner of exotic pop/rock music and finally shed his wings to follow the mundane but financially more stable profession of studio musician. Kirkland was an associate of Wynton Marsalis... Read more...

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