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All About Jazz

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Today's Track: On A Misty Night (Mon, 08 Feb 2016)
 Download « On A Misty Night » free jazz mp3 Listen to On A Misty Night (04:28) By Artist/Band Ferit Odman From the Album Dameronia With Strings (Equinox Music & Entertainment) More Downloads
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Jazz Music News

RECORDING: Adina E. Releases "Always" Video and Single (Mon, 08 Feb 2016)

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PERFORMANCE: NEC Faculty Member Jason Moran Led a Performance of "The Music of Andrew Hill" (Mon, 08 Feb 2016)

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BIRTHDAY: Jazz Musician of the Day: Eubie Blake (Sun, 07 Feb 2016)

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RECORDING: Ecm Records Releases Michael Formanek's "The Distance" (Sun, 07 Feb 2016)

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BIRTHDAY: Jazz Musician of the Day: Sammy Nestico (Sat, 06 Feb 2016)

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All About Jazz Feature Articles

Stan Getz: Spring 1976 (Mon, 08 Feb 2016)

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Dave Liebman at Whelans (Mon, 08 Feb 2016)

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Jazz Lab 6+2 -- At Mara's... Sweet, Savory and Seasoned with Jazz (Sun, 07 Feb 2016)

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Marina Crouse At The Sound Room (Sun, 07 Feb 2016)

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All About Jazz Album Reviews

Florian Hoefner: Luminosity (Mon, 08 Feb 2016)
A change in scenery can bring a new perspective as revealed in Florian Hoefner's Luminosity, his third release on Origin Records. Since moving to St Johns, Newfoundland in 2014 after spending years in New York City, the pianist and composer builds on previous works that highlighted a lyrical adeptne... [ read more ]
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Bob DeVos: Six String Solos (Mon, 08 Feb 2016)
It will come as no surprise to anyone familiar with m: Bob DeVos' work as a leader that, in the absence of a band, the guitarist's virtues remain intact and shine even brighter. One goes to DeVos' gigs--mostly in and around northern New Jersey, usually in trio and quartet formats--with h... [ read more ]
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Carlos Henriquez: The Bronx Pyramid (Mon, 08 Feb 2016)
A common attribute or quality that Latin musicians have is that they are innately connected and tuned into their cultural roots. As in the case of m: Carlos Henriquez, who holds the bass chair in the prestigious m: Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra. Though he performs straight... [ read more ]
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Jim Wellman: Dawn to Dusk (Mon, 08 Feb 2016)
Jim Wellman, multi-instrumentalist and co-founding member of acid jazz outfit the Brand New Heavies, was all but done working in music when the idea for his latest release, Dawn to Dusk, gripped him and wouldn't let him go. According to him, after witnessing certain world events, in particular e... [ read more ]
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Sitting Bull: Sitting Bull (Sun, 07 Feb 2016)
The piano and percussion duo may be two-thirds of that most ubiquitous trio formation, but it is not often heard. Among those who have tackled this duo format are former Yes members, keyboardist Patrick Moraz and drummer m: Bill Bruford--both with solid jazz credentials--who had been down... [ read more ]
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All About Jazz Feature Interviews

Jasper Hoiby in Conversation (Wed, 03 Feb 2016)

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Take Five With Ferit Odman (Thu, 28 Jan 2016)

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Take Five with William Hooker (Tue, 26 Jan 2016)

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Take Five With Mario Duenas (Tue, 12 Jan 2016)

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Take Five with Landry (Tue, 05 Jan 2016)

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Tomoko Omura: Roots And Branches (Wed, 23 Dec 2015)

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MUSIC INDUSTRY: The Best Way to Live Stream to Multiple Platforms: Joicaster ()
As live streaming continues to become an increasingly important part of anA artist'sA digital presence,A services like Joicaster are making it easier for said artists to place their video on multiple streaming platforms simultaneously. Guest Post by Bobby Owsinski on Music 3.0 Live Streaming is becoming an important part of an artist's social repertoire, but until now it was limited to one platform like YouTube or Ustream. Wouldn't it be great if there was a service like OneLoad where you could upload your video to multiple services from one platform...
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MUSIC INDUSTRY: Alabama Shakes, Bon Iver Atty John Strohm Sees "More Opportunities Than Ever" for Indie Musicians [interview] ()
Former indie and major label musician (TheA Lemonheads, Blake Babies)A turned music attorneyA John StrohmA who represents, among others, The Alabama Shakes and Bon IverA shares his optimistic vision for the future of streaming and the music business in general. Guest post from Songspace The last 15 years have been a wild ride, but the dust is finally starting to settle, and wea€(TM)re on the brink of a more efficient, transparent, and sustainable music business...
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RADIO: Royalty Hikes Forces Small Webcasters to Shut Down Hurting Indie and Niche Musicians ()
The webcasting platform Live365 was forced to shut down owing to the CRB's new royalty rate hike, which dramatically increased the amount webcasters are required to pay artists and songwriters. Guest Post by Bobby Owsinski on Music 3.0 A number of issues seemed to have doomed thousands of small webcasters who use the Live365 platform, which closed down today. The webcasters include everything from one man niche programmers dedicated to new music discovery, to smaller radio stations like Smooth Jazz Chicago and Pulse 87 NY...
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JazzTimes

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The Creative Imperative and FONT Music - Solo (Mon, 08 Feb 2016)
Dave Douglas’ “Solo” presentation at the 2016 Jazz Connect Conference
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Carnegie Hall Announces 2016-2017 Jazz Programming - News (Mon, 08 Feb 2016)
Madeleine Peyroux, Donny McCaslin among scheduled performers
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The Jazz Cruise 2017 Announces Lineup - News (Mon, 08 Feb 2016)
Take 6, Eliane Elias, René Marie and others set to sail
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Review: The Monterey Jazz Festival on Tour 2016 - Concerts (Sun, 07 Feb 2016)
A little Cali vibe for a New York winter
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jazzadvice.com

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The Jazz Musician’s Most Important Tool: How To Strengthen Your Musical Memory
A jazz musician's most important tool What is a jazz musician’s most important tool? Is it their ear? Their technique? The concepts at their disposal? All of these are extremely important, but without this one specific tool, they’re all useless… The jazz musician’s most important tool is their memory. Harold Mabern used to drive this point home to us all the time. Think about it. You can have the best ear in the world, name any sound you hear, transcribe a progression with ease… But if you can’t retain the information you’re learning in your mind and recall it for instantaneous use later, it’s not going to help you be a better improviser. You can’t go on stage with a book of the things you know, the lines, the tunes, the concepts…everything has to be in your mind. And really, that’s the only stuff you actually know. Joe Henderson took this to the extreme in his teaching style. Joe Henderson teaching style In general, Joe didn’t allow the student to record the lesson or write down anything on staff paper. Everything had to be memorized right away. So what exactly does a having a great memory in terms of playing jazz music mean? And, how can we best develop this talent? How to use your memory in jazz In terms of jazz improvisation, memory means two things memorizing things with your ear memorizing things with your mind Yes, technically memorizing something with your ear still is in your mind, but nevertheless, we’ll refer to this as the “ear part”… There’s … Read More Read related articles Playing Transcribed Solos Backward Transcribing Whole Solos Is More Than You Thought Great Jazz Ears: How to Get a Vivid Aural Imagination How to Completely Learn a Melody in 30 Minutes Learning Tunes Repetition: The Missing Link to Your Success
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