All About Jazz needs your help and we have a deal. Pay $20 and we'll hide those six pesky Google ads that appear on every page, plus this box and the slideout box on the right for a full year! You'll also fund website expansion.
We're quickly approaching the end of the year and we're wrapping up a few outstanding projects. We feel good about the many improvements we've made to AAJ in 2009 and we look forward to further expanding the site next year. Read on for recent news and get a glimpse at what's coming in 2010...
Help Wanted: Editors, CD Assignment Coordinator and Sales Rep
We're looking for an additional 10 article editors, a photo editor, a CD assignment coordinator and an advertising sales rep. If you have a couple of hours a week to spare and would like to further support AAJ, please read about our open positions here.
We apologize for the recent delays with article preparation. Some editors are traveling, some are on vacation, and, speaking for myself, I've been tied up with a handful of projectsand when I'm programming, I can't edit. We'd like to ask for your patience until editors return or until we can expand our staff.
If you have an interest in joining our editorial staff, please go here.
Coming in 2010
The photo gallery proved to be our big project in 2009, though we made several other significant improvements to AAJ. Plans for 2010 include overhauling our calendar of events, developing an iPhone app, implementing an internal messaging feature and re-skinning the site.
And according to musicians, we're on right track. Read what they are saying about us.
I grew up listening to mainstream '70s rock then ended up on the staff at the college paper at San Diego State, and volunteered to review heavy metal LPs. My second semester, the music editor dropped a Fenton Robinson LP on my desk, Night Flight. You like metal; they play guitar--he plays guitar, the editor told me
I grew up listening to mainstream '70s rock then ended up on the staff at the college paper at San Diego State, and volunteered to review heavy metal LPs. My second semester, the music editor dropped a Fenton Robinson LP on my desk, Night Flight. You like metal; they play guitar--he plays guitar, the editor told me. If we don't run a review, Alligator Records is going to stop servicing us.
Night Flight opened up a whole new world for me--the blues led me, inevitably, to Basie, who led to Duke, who led to Mingus, who led to Miles, who led to ...