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December 4, 2013

Help All About Jazz Support Jazz

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By MICHAEL RICCI

Dear friends, All About Jazz has been a leading advocate for jazz music since 1995. Longtime readers have watched us continuously transform our website over the past 18 years, keeping the spirit of the music firmly in mind along the way. We've also done our best to keep pace with technology while finding new and creative ways to report on jazz daily. And we're proud to provide musicians with a free global platform to publicize themselves (and their activities) to our ever-growing audience. As a small business (one employee to be exact), I've provided the sole ...

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November 8, 2013

Volunteer Opportunities Available. Join Us!

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By MICHAEL RICCI

Advocate for jazz and support the music in a meaningful way! Dear friends, You can become a part of the All About Jazz and Jazz Near You ecosystem by joining a growing corps of volunteers that celebrate jazz music on an international stage every day. Establish your voice as part of the shared mission and take advantage of a great networking opportunity to meet knowledgeable writers, editors, techies, musicians, industry pros, visual artists and active supporters of the music from around the globe. Many of our staff members have been with us since ...

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September 28, 2012

Jazz Near You Needs You!

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By MICHAEL RICCI

With the launching of Jazz Near You in nearly 200 cities worldwide, Max, Anna and myself (a.k.a. the development team) are planning the next phase of the project to refine the website and develop new features.Jazz Near You functions beautifully and we are anxious to improve our service, but we realize that our service is only as reliable as the content entered.As a crowd-sourced website and with a modest staff to validate entered data, we rely on presenters, musicians and others to submit venue and events listings, and we hope that what is entered is accurate, ...

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September 27, 2012

Jazz Near You: Top to Bottom

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By MICHAEL RICCI

Though Jazz Near You is modeled after All About Jazz and has an intuitive interface, we wanted to explain each section in detail to help you quickly ramp up.Top SectionOnce logged in, drag your mouse over “Hi, [Your Name]" for fast access to your member account information, your uploaded photos, your musician profile(s), your business listing(s), and your events.If you log in to Jazz Near You, you're automatically logged into All About Jazz and you can access your AAJ private messages by clicking the “Your Private Messages" link.You'll find a ...

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February 20, 2012

All About Jazz By Design

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By MICHAEL RICCI

With website traffic on the rise, the question “What is All About Jazz?" is finding its way to my inbox with greater frequency. For long-time readers, the answer is self-evident. For all others, here's the primer... The Big Picture Technically innovative and with a global perspective, All About Jazz is a social enterprise (see mission) that combines elements of a magazine, a blog and an encyclopedia--all integrated with a massive database for the sole purpose of raising the awareness of jazz music online. Sounds good... tell me more! All About ...

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December 12, 2011

All About Jazz's Year in Review: 2011

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By MICHAEL RICCI

Dear AAJ Reader, 2011 proved to be a transformative year as we undertook several steps to completely rebuild All About Jazz and expand its focus. And the improvements and expansion will continue long into 2012. Please read on for the details...Index 1. What A Year!2. Tops In Content3. What's Ahead4. Let's Swap Links!5. Support The Cause 1. What A Year! We worked some serious magic this year restructuring our technology, making it more scalable and ...

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November 23, 2011

About All About Jazz's Open Jazz Project

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By MICHAEL RICCI

A community-driven effort to further jazz on the web Since we began back in 1995, and through the constant volunteer support of jazz enthusiasts, jazz musicians, industry professionals and web technicians, All About Jazz has established itself as an essential resource for jazz music. The site's importance grows with each passing year and as we further expand what we do, our dependency on folks like yourself grows as well. We're committed to building a comprehensive website that embraces a global and local community of members who love jazz. Our vision is to build a music ...

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January 21, 2011

All About Jazz's Year in Review: 2010

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By MICHAEL RICCI

2010 proved to be another highly productive year for All About Jazz as we further expanded our award-winning platform to reach a greater jazz audience and developed new tools to help jazz artists promote their music to our readership. For our readers/members, AAJ continued to deliver daily news and coverage, we improved site functionality and we celebrated our 15th anniversary online with a relaunch. Our goal was to simplify AAJ navigation, and we made great strides by incorporating more CSS, XHTML and javascript. Expect more enhancements in early 2011 as we roll out a new user friendlier ...

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November 28, 2010

Help Us Keep All About Jazz Going Strong!

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By MICHAEL RICCI

Think about it. How many times have you visited the All About Jazz website over the past year? How many times has AAJ turned you on to a recording or a new or overlooked artist? How many times have you read an AAJ review, clicked on AAJ for quick background on an artist, or exchanged thoughts with fellow jazz fans and musicians through the AAJ online community? Now is the time to show your support. You don't become the world's ...

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January 26, 2008

Wiki Access, Your Profile Page, Best of 2007, and More!

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By AAJ STAFF

Dear fellow AAJ readers,

It's been a while since our previous announcement, so we have lots of good news to share. Please read on... Updates to Your AAJ Profile Page The Wiki Side of AAJ Best of 2007 Adding Local Venues Place our Jazz Birthday Box on your Website or Blog! Editorial Calendar: What's Coming Soon? Place AAJ Content on your MyYahoo and iGoogle page Pump Up the (Interview) Volume!

Updates to Your AAJ Profile Page

You can now embed YouTube videos, link to your MySpace and Facebook pages, and select favorites based on your personal preferences. ...

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May 14, 2007

Fast Forward

By AAJ STAFF

Announcing AAJ's first-ever webcast and our brand new download store. Please read on to learn about these two very exciting additions to All About Jazz... Webcast: Great Night in Harlem. This Thursday @ 8pm ET [ Remind Me! ] MP3 Download Store Launched Musician Center is Buzzing! AAJ “Live Calendar" Service for Musicians Website Redesign Upcoming Releases Get MY AAJ!

Great Night in Harlem Webcast: An AAJ Exclusive!

Tune into AAJ's very first webcast this Thursday (May 17) at 8pm and catch the “Great Night in Harlem" broadcast live from the world famous Apollo Theater in New ...

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July 19, 2006

Personalize with MY AAJ!

By AAJ STAFF

The long-awaited MY AAJ and regional calendar are here. Please read on to learn about these two very exciting additions to All About Jazz... MY AAJ Launches! A Word From Our Sponsors... Local News and Local Announcements Uploading your photos to AAJ Coming Soon! Most Read Articles & CD Reviews MY AAJ & Calendar FAQ

MY AAJ Launches!

It's been three years in the making, but MY AAJ and regional calendar are now live (read the news item).

If you haven't signed up for MY AAJ yet, please do so now, so you can view the many ...

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May 12, 2006

The Source

By AAJ STAFF

As part of our mission to provide jazz fans new ways to see, hear and read about musicians, we have expanded and diversified the All About Jazz Musician Center, which now includes 10,000 more musician profiles than it did a month ago. That's a big first step in the development of the upcoming MY AAJ system, and we think it will make a difference for both musicians and listeners.

Newsletter Sections

1. Newly Expanded Musician Center 2. A Word From Our Sponsors... 3. Free Daily Downloads 4. Your Jazz Photo Source 5. ...

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April 4, 2006

A New Look

By AAJ STAFF

We continue to improve All About Jazz, both in terms of breadth of content and website appearance. Please read on for the latest and greatest...

Newsletter Sections

1. Free Daily Downloads 2. A Word From Our Sponsors 3. A New Look for 2006 4. Gallery Tops 10000 Images 5. Interviews Galore 6. New Podcast Page 7. Most Read Articles & Reviews

Free Daily Downloads

AAJ has offered free no-strings-attached MP3s since November and our download numbers continue to rise. The Either/Orchestra's “Yezamed Yebada“ has topped 5000 ...

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