"Hey Jeri: JaiJai Jackson suggested I stop by your page to share my artistry. She thought you would love my music and be interested in adding my songs to your radio broadcast. Poke me back when you get a chance. www.nicolasbeardenetwork.com
I agree with you about separating performers/composers from performers. Also, about a special award each year to a composer trailblazer. I don't know how we would handle a situation if some of the musicians were born in Africa,…"
"I think nominations should be separated by
3. each year dedicated to a Jazz Composer trailblazer pioneer.
I don't appreciate when a Performer wins a "Grammy" over runner up Composer/Performers,…"
Hello,As a Jazz radio programer, I think this is a great idea and I am all for it. All Jazz programers on radio stations nationwide should participate. Any ideas as to who should vote?Thanks,Jeri GardinerWTCC 90.7FMSpringfield Technical Community CollegeSpringfield MASee More
Hey Jeri: JaiJai Jackson suggested I stop by your page to share my artistry. She thought you would love my music and be interested in adding my songs to your radio broadcast. Poke me back when you get a chance. www.nicolasbeardenetwork.com
Yours in song
The Jazz Network is exactly what the title suggests, a place where you get to mix and mingle with those who have not only an appreciation for Jazz but a forum to hear new up and coming artists as well. I've hooked up with so many of my old friends that I've lost contact with over the years here and it's been a great place to meet folk, appreciate good music and Musicianship. What an incredible idea!!
The great composer and bandleader was distraught over the 1967 death of Billy Strayhorn, his songwriting and arranging partner of 28 years. But Ellington took Strayhorn's passing as an impetus, born of necessity, to increase his own productivity. Here are five examples.
At the Village Vanguard, one flight down from the hubbub of New York City, in a tight space packed with people, we're about to embark on a musical odyssey by sea. Our captain is saxophonist Chris Potter, who's launching his Odyssey-inspired album The Sirens.
Divine: The Jazz Albums, 1954-1958 packs four CDs with Vaughan's music, recorded live or in the studio with bands big and small. Two live albums from Chicago nightclubs are standouts, partly when a performance threatens to slide off the rails.