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GroundUP Music Festival Ticket Giveaway. Enter today!

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Enter the GroundUP Music Festival ticket giveaway and if you're the lucky winner, you'll receive a 3-day pass for two.Enjoy Three Days on the Beach with Snarky Puppy, Brian Blade & The Fellowship Band, Lettuce, Cecile McLorin Salvant, Lila Downs, Michael McDonald Acoustic Quartet, Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah, Flor de Toloache and more--February 14-16, 2020 at the North Beach Bandshell in Miami, FL.

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Super search project underway.

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As the All About Jazz platform--which includes Jazz Near You--expands in scope, finding content that appeals to readers most will become a greater challenge. To that end, your friends at AAJ are currently building an all-in-one search that returns results across our articles, album reviews, and musician pages, and soon, albums (discographies), events, venues & festivals, radio programs, contest giveaways, and community posts. To get started with an all-in-one search, click the magnifying glass icon in the top ...

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2019... in the books.

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Happy New Year one and all! We spent a good portion of December publishing our staff's best releases lists. We published our top read articles and top read album reviews lists yesterday and published Ken Franckling's comprehensive The Year in Jazz article today. Click “Continue" to view them all. Enjoy!

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Contests Galore

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Look for perhaps dozens of contest giveaways between now and the end of February, as we ramp up the recently rebooted section. We're giving away CDs, LPs, tickets, and more. In some cases we'll select five winners and in other cases, ten, so the odds of you winning a prize are good, so get started by clicking the “Continue" link below. If you would like to sponsor a contest giveaway during our beta period contact me via website message.

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Contest Giveaways Reboot!

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We built a new contest giveaway platform from the ground up giving sponsors another highly affordable promotional opportunity while making it easy for members (like you!) to enter contests with a single button click. The new version supports both music (including LPs) and concert ticket giveaways. You must be a member to enter a contest and if you don't see a green ENTER button associated with a contest, then you've already entered it. Similar to our old contest ...

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Thank you all!

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Today being Thanksgiving—a day of food, family, and football—we also take time to reflect on what went well over the last year and recognize everyone who supported All About Jazz and Jazz Near You. From the writers, editors, fund drivers, sponsors, members, and readers... to the unheralded folks who work behind the scenes on tech... thank you one and all!

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The Return of Contest Giveaways

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We're bringing contest giveaways back and it's going to be better than ever! The new contest format supports physical & digital album giveaways as well as ticket giveaways. We've streamlined the entire process and though contest sponsorship is a premium service, it's highly affordable to all: musicians, record labels and venues. Entering a contest simply requires two steps: signing in and clicking a button. Easy peasy! The sponsors determine the prize, the number of winners and ...

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Premium Musician Page Service Improves!

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We spent the last several months refining then expanding our premium musician page promotional service for professional jazz musicians.With premium musician page service ($40 per year), musicians can greatly increase their presence at All About Jazz with an EPK-style page and a web ad. Increased visibility results in increased musician page views and increased outbound traffic to your website, your social pages and to retail stores of your choosing. It also results in increased video views and audio ...

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Open polls. Vote today!

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We launched three new polls today. When you have a moment, please participate in each. Voting is fast, informative and fun. You can access all polls by clicking the “Continue" link below.Our three latest polls include: Top Jazz City (select up to ten cities), Top Record Label (select up to ten labels) and Fantasy Festival (you're in charge of booking your festival with no budgetary considerations! select up to ten acts).

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What's cookin'.

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We have a few projects in the pipeline that we plan to launch in the coming weeks. Look for three polls: Best Jazz Cities, Best Records Labels and a Fantasy Jazz Festival poll coming in October. We're bringing back contest giveaways adding concert tickets to the mix of prizes. We're also building out our community forum section and plan to onboard some beta testers soon. One of our goals in 2019 was to build a more active and engaged community--polls, ...


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