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All About Jazz Upgrades Premium Musician Page Service: Modern Page, More Promotion, Free Spotlight ad... still $30/year

All About Jazz Upgrades Premium Musician Page Service: Modern Page, More Promotion, Free Spotlight ad... still $30/year

All About Jazz has upgraded its premium musician page service to include a splashier new page design, more promotional opportunities, and for limited time, a free event spotlight ad (a $40/value). Improved Page The stylish new design is a marked improvement over the previous design. It utilizes a more modern template, is bold in its presentation an ...

NEWS: WEBSITE

All About Jazz Celebrates the NEA Jazz Masters

All About Jazz Celebrates the NEA Jazz Masters

All About Jazz, home to largest database of jazz musicians on the internet, now recognizes the NEA Jazz Masters on a dedicated page as well as on the recipient's musician page (example). 145 musicians have been honored since 1982 and they are all identified and accessible from the All About Jazz musician section by clicking “NEA Jazz ...

NEWS: RECORDING

David Pate & Rex Shepherd, One Half Of The Oddyssey Quartet, To Release New Album Seeing Sound

David Pate & Rex Shepherd, One Half Of The Oddyssey Quartet, To Release New Album Seeing Sound

The first duet release from one half of the Oddyssey Quartet, with David Pate (Sam Rivers Rivbea Orchestra) and guitarist and composer Rex Shepherd (No End of Now). Seeing Sound features the two playing an improvised set, creating palpable musical textures using subtle harmonic and melodic ideas and developing them into intuitive conversations, “seeing” the sound ...

NEWS: RECORDING

O.R.k. Announce Details Of New Album Ramagehead Set For Release Through Kscope On February 22, 2019

O.R.k. Announce Details Of New Album Ramagehead Set For Release Through Kscope On February 22, 2019

O.R.k., comprising some of contemporary music's most revered artists, have combined their creative forces once again for a new studio album; their first for the ground-breaking UK label Kscope; O.R.k's Ramagehead will be released on 22nd February 2019. The band feature Italy's celebrated vocalist, producer and award-winning film score composer Lorenzo Esposito Fornasari a.k.a LEF (lead vocals), ...

ARTICLE: INTERVIEWS

A Conversation with Music Author Alan Light

Read "A Conversation with Music Author Alan Light" reviewed by Nenad Georgievski

It is not an overstatement to label music journalist and writer Alan Light as one of the premier biographers and music historians. Light's heralded books include “The Holy or the Broken: Leonard Cohen, Jeff Buckley, and the Unlikely Ascent of “Hallelujah," “Let's Go Crazy: Prince and the Making of Purple Rain," “The Skills to Pay the ...

NEWS: RECORDING

Second Volume Of "The Poetry Of Jazz," Much-Lauded Collaboration Between Saxophonist/Composer Benjamin Boone & The Late U.S. Poet Laureate Philip Levine, To Be Released Jan. 18

Second Volume Of "The Poetry Of Jazz," Much-Lauded Collaboration Between Saxophonist/Composer Benjamin Boone & The Late U.S. Poet Laureate Philip Levine, To Be Released Jan. 18

Saxophonist/composer Benjamin Boone’s The Poetry of Jazz, a collaboration with the late U.S. Poet Laureate Philip Levine, was recognized as a milestone spoken word/jazz project immediately upon its release last March. Praised in leading musical and literary publications, featured on NPR’s All Things Considered, and voted the #3 Jazz Album of 2018 in DownBeat’s annual Readers ...

NEWS: BOOK / MAGAZINE

Holiday Gift Idea: New Book Features Kronos Quartet, Brian Eno, Ryuichi Sakatmoto, Arvo Pärt, Jon Hassell, Michael Price And The Art Ensemble Of Chicago

Holiday Gift Idea: New Book Features Kronos Quartet, Brian Eno, Ryuichi Sakatmoto, Arvo Pärt, Jon Hassell, Michael Price And The Art Ensemble Of Chicago

The Moderns vol.2 explores the world’s great avant-garde artists. BADD PRESS announces the launch of The Moderns vol. 2, the second installment of a series dedicated to the world’s great avant-garde artists. Featuring more than 200 reviews and interviews, the book introduces readers to established and emerging music leaders from around the world. “The first volume was so warmly received,” says ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Brian Wilson Presents The Christmas Album Live

Read "Brian Wilson Presents The Christmas Album Live" reviewed by Mike Perciaccante

Brian Wilson with Beat Root Revival
NYCB Theatre at Westbury
Brian Wilson Presents The Christmas Album Live
Westbury, NY
December 5, 2018

Brian Wilson is many things. As one of the most influential songwriters of all time, a founding member and the musical force behind the Beach Boys, ...

NEWS: RECORDING

Power Jazz Rock Trio Eddie Arjun Burnin' New Album Transition Release Date: February 1st And World Premiere At City Winery NYC February 1st

Power Jazz Rock Trio Eddie Arjun Burnin' New Album Transition Release Date: February 1st And World Premiere At City Winery NYC February 1st

Critically acclaimed guitar-driven instrumental power jazz rock trio Eddie Arjun (formally known as ARJUN) release their 5th album, Transition (Pheromone Records), following the success of their album Gravity. Transition continues the artistic evolution of one of New York City's most exciting and original bands, featuring the masterful guitar work and deeply expressive compositions of Eddie Arjun ...

NEWS: RECORDING

"Elemental" Is Anything But Elementary

"Elemental" Is Anything But Elementary

Low-end powerhouse and former Yellowjacket backbone, Jimmy Haslip collaborates with pianist, composer, arranger, and educator Otmaro Ruíz and virtuosic rhythm guru Jimmy Branly for a project that is a perfect mix of composition and broad audience appeal. Mastered by Grammy nominee Rich Breen (Herbie Hancock, Norah Jones, Peter Erskine, Charlie Haden and more), “elemental" is a ...