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If you know of Endea Owens, there’s a good chance you know her as house bassist for The Late Show with Stephen Colbert. Her role in that setting is foundational, laying the groove that gives bandleader Jon Batiste room to soar. But there’s another way Owens holds it down at street level, and it reflects a conviction flowing […]

Organizers have lined up an Oscar winner, a Grammy recipient and an Emmy holder to perform at this year’s San Jose Jazz Summer Fest. And all of those titles apply to the same person: Common. The multiple-award-winning hip-hop artist headlines the big summer party in downtown San Jose on Aug. 14. Common will be supporting […]

NEW YORK, June 29, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — This July and August, the New York Jazz Workshop, will be re-opening the doors of its state-of-the-art facilities to the public for in-person jazz programs. NYJW celebrates the reopening of in-person classes with a stellar line-up of three and four-day Summer Intensives (for adult participants 17+) and Teen Jazz Camp (for ages 12-16). After enduring such an incredibly difficult […]

DAVENPORT, Iowa (KWQC) – Jazz music is returning to the Bix 7 Race with more than a dozen bands performing throughout the day of the race. The Heights of the Era is a new community event where organizers say they’re bringing back the roaring 20′s to the 2020s, reminding us that the Bix weekend isn’t just about […]

A great gift to music entered into the world on 23 February 1685 in Halle, Germany. A life of great musical interest; one filled with an unbelievable talent that would become a beacon to many throughout the European continent and span centuries past its lifetime. It is a life that would become centered around a […]

Have you been thinking about starting a career in music for a while, but are not sure what you must do to begin? If the answer is “yes,” then you are certainly not alone. In fact, this is a common problem for almost every musician who wants to start a career in music and become […]

What do you believe is the number one thing that musicians are doing to ruin their chances at succeeding in the music industry? Is it: not practicing their instrument enough? Not putting together enough good music industry connections? Living in a city with no music scene? The answer to all of this is NO – […]

The whole point of digital music is the risk-free grazing” Cory Doctorow, Canadian journalist and co-editor and of the off-beat blog Boing Boing, is an activist in favor of liberalizing copyright laws and a proponent of the Creative Commons non-profit organization devoted to expanding the range of creative works available for others to build upon […]

Music is a big part of civilization. Centuries had passed but music survived and even grew to greater heights every single decade. As a matter of fact, the demand of music has been rising very steadily in the past 10 years and it will continue that way in the foreseeable future. It comes along with […]

Music is a form of art that involves organized and audible sounds and silence. It is normally expressed in terms of pitch (which includes melody and harmony), rhythm (which includes tempo and meter), and the quality of sound (which includes timbre, articulation, dynamics, and texture). Music may also involve complex generative forms in time through […]


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