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Scheduling a livestream event? Upload it to Jazz Near You and we'll help you promote it.

Read "Scheduling a livestream event? Upload it to Jazz Near You and we'll help you promote it." reviewed by Michael Ricci

COVID-19 and its impact represents an extraordinary and unprecedented time for us all. It has affected every person and every organization in jazz, disrupted our livelihoods, and we're all greatly concerned about the health and well-being of our community. Personally, I'm accustomed to working from home and have been doing so since 1995--but our network and touchpoints extend far beyond AAJ HQ. As a central source for all things jazz, we are in constant communication with individuals representing ...

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Giving Thanks & Sharing the Jazz Love

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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 2019 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. Thanks again! A daily commitment since ...

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The Winners Of The 2019 All About Jazz Top Venues Poll

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All About Jazz's first ever readers poll is in the books with nearly 4,000 of our 191,000 members casting votes for their favorite places to hear live jazz. For those keeping score, that's somewhere in the ballpark of a 2% turnout. Good, but not great, though we knew the challenges going in: it was our first poll, it required a sign up or sign in, and we had to overcome the dubious perception of internet polls. Regarding the latter, I ...

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All About Jazz Website Tips: 2017

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I think it's safe to say that All About Jazz (which includes Jazz Near You) far exceeds any reader's expectations when they first visit the website. We regularly introduce new sections, new features, and we keep our design fresh with the goal of constantly raising the bar we set 22 years ago. As a result, we have much to offer our fund drive supporters, our members, our advertisers, and our readers. As we scale our platform to offer more features ...

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All About Jazz: The Innovation Game

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2015 marked All About Jazz's 20th year online. From the humble beginnings as a simple link site to the largest database in jazz media, AAJ has continually improved over the years and through some inspired stretches, has made significant advancements for jazz online. For me personally, operating All About Jazz since its inception has been a rewarding and life changing experience. And though it hasn't been without its dramatic moments, we have always navigated through the rough patches and improved ...

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All About Jazz: Upgrades Continue... Move pending

Read "All About Jazz: Upgrades Continue... Move pending" reviewed by Michael Ricci

If you visited All About Jazz between mid-December and the first week of February, then there was a good chance that our website was either slow or (worse) timed out. We apologize for the inconvenience but we were dealing with two very serious technical issues that have since been resolved. Now that we're back on track, we're excited to roll up our sleeves and get back to doing what we do best: innovate. But first, we'll ...

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To 20 More Years! Help us build a bigger and better All About Jazz

Read "To 20 More Years! Help us build a bigger and better All About Jazz" reviewed by Michael Ricci

In celebration of All About Jazz's 20th anniversary, we're asking for greater participation from our readers. Taking a page out of Wikipedia's book, we're looking for our friends and our long-time readers to pitch in and help: from submitting an article, to helping with other sections of the website including Jazz Near You. Kinda like this... Love Jimmy Smith's music? Then help us complete his musician profile and his discography. or, this...


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