Anatomy of a musician newsletter
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by Matt Fripp
3d ago
The over-sharer? The “they want something” friend? The ex-friend? The PA of a friend? The real friend? It’s a great idea to remember that the subscribers on your newsletter (or future-newsletter, if you didn’t yet get started!) are real life people rather than random inboxes dotted around the world. Imagine each and every one of […] The post Anatomy of a musician newsletter appeared first on Jazzfuel ..read more
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January 2023 Jazz Releases
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by Matt Fripp
3d ago
What’s new in the jazz world this January 2023? The year got off to a bang with some killer new releases which we discovered from both the Jazzfuel community and via some of our favourite magazines and online publications… Looking for some brand new listening? Here’s our pick of some of the best new releases […] The post January 2023 Jazz Releases appeared first on Jazzfuel ..read more
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The Mahavishnu Orchestra Story | Jazz Fusion Icons
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by Nick Lea
3d ago
Formed by English guitarist John McLaughlin in 1971 the Mahavishnu Orchestra became one of the most important and high-profile bands in the world of jazz fusion. In this article, we use their short discography to map out the course of this iconic group of legendary musicians.  During its lifetime the Mahavishnu Orchestra went through several […] The post The Mahavishnu Orchestra Story | Jazz Fusion Icons appeared first on Jazzfuel ..read more
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Horace Silver Biography
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by Nick Lea
3d ago
Born in Norwalk, Connecticut on September 2,1928 Horace Ward Martin Tavares Silver would become one of the most influential jazz pianists of the 1950’s and a vital innovator in the hard bop style that evolved out of bebop at this time. During his school years Silver learned both tenor saxophone, playing in a style influenced […] The post Horace Silver Biography appeared first on Jazzfuel ..read more
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The Mahavishnu Orchestra Story | Jazz Fusion Icons
Jazzfuel
by Nick Lea
3d ago
Formed by English guitarist John McLaughlin in 1971 the Mahavishnu Orchestra became one of the most important and high-profile bands in the world of jazz fusion. In this article, we use their short discography to map out the course of this iconic group of legendary musicians.  During its lifetime the Mahavishnu Orchestra went through several […] The post The Mahavishnu Orchestra Story | Jazz Fusion Icons appeared first on Jazzfuel ..read more
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Italian Jazz Musicians
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by Nick Lea
3d ago
Jazz has had a foot hold in Italy since the end of the first World War, and the first known Italian jazz group was reportedly formed by drummer Arturo Agazzi in 1918. Agazzi had spent some time in London working in the best clubs of the day, and anxious to bring the new music to […] The post Italian Jazz Musicians appeared first on Jazzfuel ..read more
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The Most Popular Bessie Smith Songs
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by Nick Lea
3d ago
Acquiring the nickname ‘Empress of the Blues’, in her heyday Bessie Smith was the highest paid black entertainer of the day. The most popular female blues singer of the 1930s her influence also extended beyond the blues to the jazz vocalists of the time, and in 1989 was entered in the Rock and Roll Hall […] The post The Most Popular Bessie Smith Songs appeared first on Jazzfuel ..read more
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Best Jazz Trumpet Albums
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by Nick Lea
3d ago
The trumpet has always been the instrument most associated with jazz. Right from the beginning of the music, before the saxophone made an entry into jazz, there were the trumpet players playing early jazz and making history as the first pioneers of the music. The very nature of the trumpet was it a natural choice. […] The post Best Jazz Trumpet Albums appeared first on Jazzfuel ..read more
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Elvin Jones | Essential Albums by The Iconic Jazz Drummer
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by Nick Lea
3d ago
Elvin Jones is best known for redefining the role of the drums and for his incalculable contribution to the classic John Coltrane Quartet. Spending five years with the saxophonist he played on timeless and essential albums including My Favourite Things, A Love Supreme and Ascension. Born on September 9, 1927, Jones born into a musical […] The post Elvin Jones | Essential Albums by The Iconic Jazz Drummer appeared first on Jazzfuel ..read more
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Artists to Watch: Jazz in 2023 (Promoter Picks)
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by Isil Kilkis
1w ago
Luckily there’s always good new music waiting to be discovered. And, as we enter a new year and lots of new things are going on, live music is back, stronger than ever. All these positive shifts also strengthen the music industry and new artists are coming up every day, keeping the scene vibrant, diverse and […] The post Artists to Watch: Jazz in 2023 (Promoter Picks) appeared first on Jazzfuel ..read more
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