Binge-Worthy Content—Early May Edition

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Binge-Worthy Content—Early May Edition: Binge-Worthy Content—Early May Edition
All About Jazz and Jazz Near You continue to improve during this difficult time. Our revamped Jazz Near You newsletter highlights global livestream events and offers convenient links to prime All About Jazz content. Enjoy!

Project Livestream Jazz: An Update

  • All About Jazz broadcasted Dominick Farinacci's Songbook Watch Party on May 3rd. If you missed it, no sweat, you can watch Dom and friends here. Catch episode 2 on May 10th at 7am ET on All About Jazz.
  • Looking to give your livestream show a visibility boost? Plan it, promote it and broadcast it at All About Jazz & Jazz Near You for maximum exposure. Learn more here.
  • Searching for livestreamed events? Check Jazz Near You's livestream events calendar for upcoming shows.
  • Musician? Learn how to upload your livestream events to Jazz Near You here.

Got the cooped up blues? We highly recommend:

  • Listen to All About Jazz's Top Ten tracks for April 2020 here.
  • Interviews! Aaron Paschal chats with vibraphonist Warren Wolf and Jim Worsley talks to saxophonist Frank Tiberi with The Thundering is Still Heard!
  • More Top Tens: Chris May and Alan Bryson keep us entertained with their Afrobeat: An Alternative Top Ten and Top Ten Horizontal Guitar Players respectively.
  • In Print: All About Jazz columnist Tish Oney wrote a book about Peggy Lee entitled Peggy Lee: A Century of Song. Learn more about Tish's book here. You can catch up on Tish's column, Anatomy of a Standard here.
  • Check our album review section and discover new music. We publish 4-5 new reviews daily.
  • Discover new music with All About Jazz's track of the day. It'll keep you busy for hours.
  • Our radio programs and podcasts provide countless hours of entertainment and discovery. Tune in to any of our 10 shows.

Latest contest giveaways: ESP-Disk'

Free jazz lovers are in for a treat as our friend Steve Holtje at ESP' Disk has assembled a mouth-watering prize bundle for five lucky winners. If you love yourself some Albert Ayler, Matthew Shipp, Burton Greene and Milford Graves, this contest is for you! Enter here

Musician? Work on your All About Jazz presence. All free.

Musicians who recently upgraded their professional pages at All About Jazz: The Next Step Quintet, Dominick Farinacci, Mauricio de Souza and Alex Bird. Please visit their pages and explore their music. Thanks!

Do the pivot!

We're doing our best to rigorously pivot our platform to support our jazz musician friends and ourselves during this time of crisis. If you're not already suffering from donation fatigue, please consider supporting AAJ with a modest sum. As noted journalist and good friend, Joe Woodard stated when hearing about our directional shift to broadcasting live streams, "this is great, and something AAJ is ideally and philosophically suited for." If you agree with Joe, please make a donation.

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