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Leverage All About Jazz—the Internet's most advanced jazz platform—to reach our vast network of fans and industry professionals locally or worldwide. From establishing a presence on All About Jazz and Jazz Near You to contacting a staff writer about an album review—it's all here!

Get promotional service details from our rates and options page.

Click each of the five steps below to learn how best to promote yourself, your music and your shows at All About Jazz & Jazz Near You.

Promoting yourself on All About Jazz starts with your musician page. If your musician page already exists in our database, claim it, then update it. Otherwise, create it. The most effective page is a complete page, so upload as much information (photos, events, your discography, your biography, links, audio players, etc.) as possible. For more information, read our primer.

✅ Highly Recommended: Premium Musician Page - $50/year

Upgrade your musician page from standard to premium. Get a stylish / ad-free page, your own personal 300x300 px ad that appears on all two column pages at All About Jazz, control where you sell your music, get promoted on All About Jazz Facebook and much, much more. Learn more.

✅ Recommended Bundle: $95

Bundled items can be purchased separately.

  • Premium Musician Page: Promote yourself, sell your music and tickets, and drive traffic to your website and social pages. $50/year.
  • Take Five Q&A: Generate thousands of page views when we feature your self-directed interview on our home page, on our Facebook page and on our Twitter page. $25/article.
  • Press Release Distribution: Amplify your message by leveraging our extensive readership, searchable archive, and optimal search engine placement. $20/announcement.

In addition to embedding a Soundcloud player and adding up to six YouTube videos on your standard musician page, we strongly encourage you to upload a full-length MP3 for Track of the Day consideration. If selected, we'll feature your track on All About Jazz, on the All About Jazz Facebook page and on the All About Jazz Twitter page. Each Track of the Day page includes a "buy" button which drives traffic to a retail store of your choosing.

Take advantage of our 50% Video of the Day sale. Learn more here.

Complete your album discography and we'll help you sell your music. Learn how here.

✅ Recommended Bundle: $500

Bundled items can be purchased separately.

  • Showcase: The Showcase bundle is the absolute best bang for your advertising buck. Your album cover, photo and buy button will appear above-the-fold on every page for an entire month. Includes video of the day and event spotlight. $350/month.
  • Featured Album of the Month: We'll feature your latest album on our albums page and in column two of all All About Jazz pages for an entire month. $150.

Upload your shows to Jazz Near You and we'll put them in front of fans wherever you perform. Your events will appear on Jazz Near You, in the Jazz Near You weekly eblast, in the Jazz Near You app, in the Jazz Near You RSS feeds, in the Jazz Near You calendar widget, and on All About Jazz.

✅ Recommended Bundle: $60

Bundled items can be purchased separately.

  • Event Spotlight: Give your event prime placement on the Jazz Near You website, in our eblast, and in our app. $40 (runs up to five weeks).
  • Press Release Distribution: Amplify your message and create buzz by leveraging our extensive readership, searchable archive, and optimal search engine placement. $20/announcement.

If budget allows, consider a Jazz Near You eblast sponsorship and reach concert goers in your area. Rates vary by city. Starting at $125.

Looking for a professionally-written biography, a carefully-crafted press release, or informative yet entertaining liner notes? Your friends at All About Jazz can help. With access to hundreds of writers, All About Jazz can find the right journalist to meet your needs and deliver on time, whatever your assignment.

How it Works

We'll match you up with an experienced writer who has deep knowledge of your music or musical style. You can also request a specific writer from our staff page. Once the writer is chosen for the assignment, the project will begin shortly after payment is made and the deadline is negotiated. Once the draft is completed, a round of edits occur, the final document is approved, and the document is delivered to the artist.

Every press release written by the All About Jazz staff qualifies for our press release distribution program free of charge.

Services & Rates

  • Liner Notes: $350 (maximum 750 words)
  • Biography: $350 (maximum 750 words)
  • Press Release: $350 (maximum 750 words)

learn more

Complete the location and teaching portions of your musician page and we'll make your services accessible to local students on our Teacher finder page.

Free ways to promote your music

Take advantage of these free and powerful tools to get the word out:

Looking for a review?

For album review consideration:

If you're not familiar with our staff, go to the staff directory page and click their "Style Preferences" button. Our staff is particular about what they review, so make sure there's a stylistic match. Do not contact several writers at once—rather contact one at a time and wait for a reply.

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