Music Industry

International Booking Agent Matt Fripp on “How to Book More Gigs”

About 3 years ago, artist manager and booking agent Matt Fripp, launched a course for jazz musicians with the goal of assisting them in finding gigs. This came as no surprise due...

Apple to announce the end of iTunes

In 2001 Apple introduced iTunes, the service that largely ended the wild west of illegal downloads and piracy. Yesterday Bloomberg reported that at the Apple developer...

Is the recording Industry dead? – No Way!!!

For those who have declared the recording industry is dead, yesterday Universal Music released their first-quarter earnings proving the industry pundits wrong. Music Industry News...

Blue Note Records Celebrates 80th Anniversary In 2019

The Legacy Of Legendary Jazz Label Will Be Honoured With Several New Vinyl Series, A Documentary Film, Special Global Live Events And More. 80 years ago on January 6th 1939, a...

Brexit? Regardless, JazzLondonLive is a Guarantee!

Check out our very own inhouse JazzTalk.News podcast series for 2019 with our very own knowledgeable editor In chief – Nigel J. (JazzTalk.News uses the Photo by Jason...

Qobuz expands Europe’s Premier High-Res Online Music Service to the U.S.

The European Hi-Res music streaming and downloading service Qobuz announced today its high-end system will be available in the United States beginning in mid-2018. Qobuz is the...

Mike Bartlett & Amy Pearce to Join Edition Records as Associate Directors.

Following their 10th anniversary celebrations this year, Edition Records is entering an exciting new phase of growth with the development of its executive team. From Sept 2018,...

Interview with North Sea Jazz Festival Director – Jan Willem Luyken.

The North Sea Jazz Festival is one of those Iconic European festivals that has gone along way in defining the genre. Founded in 1976 by entrepreneur Paul Arket the festival is not...

Gibson Guitars files for Bankruptcy

On Tuesday this week the iconic instrument maker Gibson Guitars filed for bankruptcy. The company as been suffering from high debt levels and insufficient working capital due...

Edition Records, 10 Years old and going strong | Interview with Dave Stapleton

Today Marks the 10 anniversary of Edition Records. Founded in 2008, Edition records is a label driven by an uncompromising love of music and with a sharply focused aim: to produce...

Tower Records founder dies drinking whiskey and watching the Oscars.

The Sacramento Bee reported that Russ Solomon, the guiding force behind Tower Records died Sunday night aged 92. Solomon founded Tower Records in 1960 opening his first store on...