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Giving Thanks & Sharing the Jazz Love

Giving Thanks & Sharing the Jazz Love
Michael Ricci By

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As always, we're celebrating Thanksgiving by recognizing two very important groups of people: our fund drive supporters who helped make much of the 2020 website improvements possible and our staff who contributed articles and reviews to All About Jazz daily. Both contributions are immeasurable and we thank you all for your generosity, passion and friendship. The good people who support this website are as cool and as essential as the music itself. With deep appreciation, thanks again!

A daily commitment since 1995

At All About Jazz and Jazz Near You, we celebrate jazz every day and we celebrated our 25th year anniversary in August. We also publish new content seven days a week, including articles, news announcements, free tracks, photos, musician pages, and we host the most active jazz events calendar on the web.

With an international collection of volunteer writers, staff members and a modest but resourceful technical team, we continually improve all facets of All About Jazz and Jazz Near You. Currently, we are in the thick of our most ambitious undertaking since we launched All About Jazz and you can learn about this effort, here.

We listen and we learn

It's suggestions from folks like you that have helped shape our direction over the past 25 years and nowhere is this more apparent than our musician database where we host over 117,000 pages. Our ongoing mission is to identify the needs of performing/recording artists and develop web-based solutions to support their careers. It's worked out well over the years: We've helped musicians secure gigs, establish tours, get reviewed, sell music, find students or simply get discovered.

We've experienced 25 difference-making years, and we'd like to continue to support the music we know and love through regular improvements to the All About Jazz platform.

Making a good thing, great!

There are some fast and easy ways to support the future of All About Jazz and Jazz Near You, and your help will ensure that we continue to improve the premiere jazz destination on the internet.

  • Mention All About Jazz and Jazz Near You to a jazz-loving friend. We continually receive emails from readers who discovered us for the first time which means we need to continue to spread the word.

  • Share All About Jazz and Jazz Near You links on your Facebook and Twitter pages. Also, like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

  • Add a link to All About Jazz or Jazz Near You on your website or blog. Learn how here.

  • Enter our contest giveaways and win a chance at some amazing prizes including CDs, vinyl and box sets!

  • Initiate your next Amazon purchase at All About Jazz. When you do, AAJ is paid a small commission. Look for the Amazon box in the right column of most AAJ pages and start your shopping there.

  • Click on our ads. All About Jazz and Jazz Near You rely 100% on advertising support and you can help our cause by clicking on the ads that appeal to you most.

  • Last, but not least, you can contribute to our ongoing fund drive.


If you love AAJ like we do and believe in our potential to preserve and promote jazz online, then please make a contribution today.

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All About Jazz & Jazz Near You were built to promote jazz music: both recorded albums and live events. We rely primarily on venues, festivals and musicians to promote their events through our platform. With club closures, limited reopenings and an uncertain future, we've pivoted our platform to collect, promote and broadcast livestream concerts to support our jazz musician friends. This is a significant but neccesary step that will help musicians and venues now, and in the future. You can help offset the cost of this essential undertaking by making a donation today. In return, we'll deliver an ad-free experience (which includes hiding the sticky footer ad). Thank you!

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