Content by tag "Nashville"

MUSICIAN Born:

Daniel Bondaczuk

Pianist, composer, arranger, and producer Daniel Bondaczuk has led an ecletic career by navigating between utterly diverse musical spheres. Born and raised in Brazil, Daniel has been into music for most of his life, a journey that took him around the world. In his home country, his work with the legends of the radio era Cauby Peixoto and Angela Maria has earned recognition as it has won multiple nominations and awards in the acclaimed “Prêmio da Música Brasileira” (the local music industry award). He also has won the prestigious “Joaquim Simões da Hora Composition Award" in Portugal with a classical composition for two pipe organs. When not composing or refining his playing, Daniel collaborates with independent artists and songwriters in the music scene of Nashville, TN

ARTICLE: BOOK REVIEWS

Johnny Cash: The Life and Legacy of the Man in Black

Read "Johnny Cash: The Life and Legacy of the Man in Black" reviewed by Nenad Georgievski

Johnny Cash: The Life and Legacy of the Man in Black
Alan Light
216 Pages
ISBN: 1588346390
Smithsonian Books
2018

In recent years, there hasn't been a shortage of books and documentaries on the subject of late singer and songwriter Johnny Cash. During his lifetime, Cash himself wrote two ...

MUSICIAN Born:

Diane Marino

www.dianemarino.com When you combine an accomplished vocalist, pianist, and arranger all in one individual, you have the dynamic Diane Marino. Diane was born in Manhattan, NYC. She started her early piano training of classical studies and jazz improvisation from the age of 10. Diane graduated from NYC’S ‘Famed’ High School for the Performing Arts and later received her B.M. degree from Mannes College of Music in Manhattan as a piano performance major where she studied piano with world-renowned concert pianist Murray Perahia. In her over 35 year career, Diane has performed Great American Song Book, traditional jazz, Latin and Brazilian jazz to captivated audiences in jazz venues, performing arts centers and festivals such as Birdland, Blues Alley - D.C., Vitello’s Jazz Club - L.A., Arts Garage-Del Ray Beach, Twins Jazz-D.C., Nighttown-Cleveland, Heidi’s Jazz Club-Cocoa Beach, Trumpets Jazz Club -NJ, Germantown Performing Arts Center, The Metropolitan Room-NYC, Bethesda Blues & Jazz - D.C, Montreux Atlanta Festival, Town Point Jazz Festival, Music City Jazz & Heritage Festival, to name a few. M&M Records Recording Artist Diane Marino has recorded six critically acclaimed CD’s

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Jennifer Bruce & DejaNu

International jazz artists of high acclaim are touring with a new classic style and atwist of classic pop. New generations are rediscovering and loving the romance of jazz DejaNu is bringing festivals, theaters, and clubs a new audience. The audiences who love the classics are also hearing the amazing talents of Jennifer Bruce and her jazz quartet as they brilliantly weave the classic songbook with a new spin of songs originally recorded in the pop style but with the right twist. They have given songs written by such acclaimed artists as Paul Simon, Carol King, Stevie Wonder, Burt Bachrach, Hall and Oats and the Everly Brothers new life and have audiences turning their heads and returning each time they have an opportunity to hear the New American Songbook. Jennifer Bruce, the power behind the microphone, is a multi-talented song stylist who has the chops to cover the great tunes of all time and embraces some new tunes and before you know it, the old and the new songs are seen as the New Jazz Book

NEWS: MUSIC INDUSTRY

YouTube's Lyor Cohen To Keynote Music Biz Convention In Nashville

YouTube's Lyor Cohen To Keynote Music Biz Convention In Nashville

Often controversial music industry veteran Lyor Cohen, the Global Head of Music at YouTube and Founder of music content company 300, will keynote  the Music Business Association’s Music Biz 2018 conference at the Omni Nashville Hotel. Cohen will discuss his career journey, his current role at YouTube and Google and his thoughts on the future of the music business. “Lyor’s ...

NEWS: EVENT

Music Biz Conference Announces Nashville Dates Thru 2020

Music Biz Conference Announces Nashville Dates Thru 2020

The Music Business Association (Music Biz) conference will stay in Nashville through 2020. The already announced 2018 edition will be May 14-17 at the Omni Nashville Hotel. But the following year, the action moves across the street to the new JW Marriott hotel. The next Music Biz conferences are set from May 5-8, 2019 and May 11-14, 2020, at the new JW Marriott ...

NEWS: MUSIC INDUSTRY

Spotify Partners With NS2 For Self-Service Ad Platform Test

Spotify Partners With NS2 For Self-Service Ad Platform Test

Spotify recently launched a new self-service ad platform allowing promoters to upload and market their shows to specific fans. Currently in its beta in the US, the service has prompted Nashville-based promoters NS2 to hop on board and take the platform for a spin in advance of its official launch. By Taylor Mims from touring industry journal Amplify Last ...

NEWS: RECORDING

Trumpeter/Composer Matt White & The Super Villain Jazz Band - "Worlds Wide" New Release - June 30

Trumpeter/Composer Matt White & The Super Villain Jazz Band - "Worlds Wide" New Release - June 30

—Downbeat Magazine (for The Super Villain Jazz Band) Trumpeter/Composer
Matt White
The Super Villain Jazz Band Worlds Wide
New Release: June 30 Worlds Wide is the follow-up to trumpeter/composer Matt White's debut album, The Super Villain Jazz Band. In Worlds Wide, Matt reconvenes his jny: Nashville-based group to perform music inspired by places ...

NEWS: TRENDS

Music Biz 2017: Mood Swings, Merch, Hi Res Streaming & More

Music Biz 2017: Mood Swings, Merch, Hi Res Streaming & More

The mood at Music Biz 2017 in Nashville this week was almost ebullient.  After a multi-year downturn, things are finally looking up, really up.  And the diverse attendees—ranging from labels large and small to artists and managers to streamers and tech, all sense that a new and perhaps bigger music business is emerging. Here are two of the ...

ARTICLE: BOOK REVIEWS

Beyond Words by John Prine

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Beyond Words
John Prine
179 Pages
ISBN: # 978-0-692-74016-3
Oh Boy Records
2016

Anecdotally, Bob Dylan once surmised that John Prine was the last pure folk singer and counts Prine as one of his musical heroes. This statement is tantamount to the similarly anecdotal declaration by Frank Sinatra that ...