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Blue Note Records Launches New Blue Note 75 App For IPad

Source | All About Jazz Blue Note Records proudly presents the Blue Note 75 app – a ground-breaking new app available exclusively for iPad that celebrates the 75th Anniversary...

The Music Never Dies

Aficionados of jazz and blues have come to learn how these musical art forms, born in 20th century America, were responsible not just for the term ‘rock n’ roll,’ but also...

Day of mourning in the Netherlands

Today we posted the following status update to our Facebook page. Please share this post as a sign of respect to the victims of Malaysian flight MH17. It was almost one week ago...

Festival Flashes | Gent Jazz 2014 | Day One

By PETER BEIJE | Gent Jazz 2014: seven days music Peter Beije continues his summer Festival Flashes series with a quick rap up of day one at the Gent Jazz Festival. Keep an eye...

Dave Holland’s Prism At Copenhagen Jazzhouse

By JAKOB BAEKGAARD, | Courtesy of All About Jazz Dave Holland’s Prism | Copenhagen Jazzhouse Copenhagen, Denmark | July 10, 2014 In jazz, forming a new group gives the...

Jeff Beck In Cologne

By PHILLIP WOOLEVER, | Courtesy of All About Jazz Sometimes a man’s reputation proceeds him. Such was the case tonight, where an overflow crowd of 2,000 fans arrived early,...

Alita Moses wins 12th Shure Montreux Jazz Voice Competition

Jazz in Europe congratulates the winners of the 2014 Shure Montreux Jazz Voice Competition. The winners are: FIRST PRICE goes to ALITA MOSES. SECOND PRICE goes to LAURA PERRUDIN....

Legendary jazz bassist Charlie Haden dies age 76

Source : USA TODAY Haden’s record label, ECM, released the following statement Friday afternoon: “It is with deep sorrow that we announce that Charlie Haden, born August...

Zbigniew Seifert Jazz Violin Competition Draws World’s Greatest Upcoming Violinists To Kracow

Source: All About Jazz The first edition of the International Zbigniew Seifert Jazz Violin Competition will be held from July 16-19, as part of the 19th Summer Jazz Festival in...

Music Sales Continue Slide As Streaming Soars

SOURCE: HYPEBOT, Nielsen SoundScan and Nielsen BDS has released their analysis of 2014 mid-year U.S. music sales airplay and streaming data for the 6-month period of December 30,...

A Foreigner’s Guide to Polish Jazz

By Wojciech Oleksiak & Cezary Lerski| Courtesy of Culture.pl The prolific history of Polish Jazz may seem inaccessible for foreigners: so many characters, so many musicians...