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All About You

Read "All About You" reviewed by Michael Ricci

Over the years I've helped shape the editorial direction of the website--placing a strong emphasis on modern jazz while supporting touring bands and musicians worldwide. Add an international mix of writers with their wide-ranging interests and opinions and you have a fascinating tapestry of content that makes All About Jazz an enduring destination online.It's been our policy to give the staff the freedom to write about whatever they feel is important to them--and it's an approach that has ...


Jazz Near You and You and You!

Read "Jazz Near You and You and You!" reviewed by Michael Ricci

Three years of planning, one year of coding, and mission accomplished! Jazz Near You launched on Monday, October 24th. Please read on for the thrilling story... Jazz Near You in a Nutshell Jazz Near You is a network of 200 jazz websites and counting. We aggregate and deliver all kinds of content from events and venue listings to news, articles, photos... to what's hot in your area. It's also a tremendous advertising opportunity for a ...


Platform Expansion and the AAJ Road Show

Read "Platform Expansion and the AAJ Road Show" reviewed by Michael Ricci

Dear fellow contributor, I have some news to share about the various improvements to the All About Jazz platform and the status of the Jazz Near You project. Please read on...Index 1. It's All About the Platform2. Breaking Up All About Jazz3. AAJ Road Show4. More Columns 5. Editorial Staff Expansion 1. It's All About the Platform With 17 years ...


Tips, Festival Coverage, New Columns, Improvements and more!

Read "Tips, Festival Coverage, New Columns, Improvements and more!" reviewed by Michael Ricci

Dear fellow contributor, There's no such thing as a free lunch--but please read on for free overseas trips, free CDs, free job opportunities and more.Index 1. Festival Time!2. Looking for CDs to review?3. New Columns4. Improvements Galore5. Pros for Hire Page 6. Tips for Infrequent Contributors 1. Festival Time! If you're interested in covering a festival (in the ...


Fuel for the Ride!

Read "Fuel for the Ride!" reviewed by Michael Ricci

Dear fellow contributor, We're picking up where we left off in 2011, adding new features and making rapid improvements to the website. Though we're pushing full speed ahead on our technology, we need your help to keep the content flowing. Please read on for the details.Index 1. Content Shortage 2. Article Submission Form Improvements3. Website Changes4. “Reassessing" and “Building a Jazz Library"5. New Column ...


2011: Extreme Makeover

Read "2011: Extreme Makeover" reviewed by Michael Ricci

Dear fellow contributor, 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 and don't forget to submit your year end lists in the next 2-3 weeks. Index 1. Year End Lists Wanted 2. What A Year! 3. Expansion Effort Continues 4. “Reassessing" ...


Rubber Meets the Road

Read "Rubber Meets the Road" reviewed by Michael Ricci

Dear fellow contributor, We made several refinements and additions to the website in October and we are looking for your feedback and assistance moving forward. Please read on...Index 1. Expansion Plans--We Need Your Help 2. Welcome Aboard!3. CD Reviews Wanted4. Books to Review5. Contributor-related Improvements6. Archiving Older Interviews and Columns7. Feedback wanted: How are we doing? 1. Expansion ...


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All About Jazz needs your support

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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