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 ...read more
Welcome to the Spring 2014 edition of All About Jazz magazine. Our maiden issue eclipsed 100,000 readers, which kicked off a series of raucous celebrations that lasted throughout Jazz Appreciation Month. And the party continues... We're all in, and we're doing our part to celebrate the 75th anniversary of Blue Note Records with a special issue. Over 150 pages focused solely on Blue Note, spanning the label's storied past up through the present day and with a peek into the future. We've interviewed some of Blue Note's rising new stars and we've compiled material from ...read more
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 ...read more
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, ...read more
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 ...read more
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 ...read more
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 ...read more
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