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COVID-19 and the Touring Musician

Every industry has been hit hard by COVID-19, and as we all slowly and carefully return to ‘normal’ the live music industry is likely going to trail far behind the rest of us. We spoke to several Nashville-based musicians about how they are staying busy and keeping their music alive as they stay safe and healthy.

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Storyville, New Orleans and the Birth of Jazz

There really is no original music, it’s all a result of someone taking one from column A and adding it to column B to make it their own. Although, Jazz has been called “America’s only original form of music,” that’s not necessarily true.

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The Railroad, The Radio and the Record: Three Technologies That Gave Birth to American Music

The very history of America, and the rest of the world after World War One, is told through the music of sharecroppers, itinerant laborers, the Southern church, former slaves, immigrants and settlers, and the three technological advances that brought it all to the rest of the world.

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Talking Stretch Music With Christian Scott aTunde Ajuah

Christian Scott aTunde Ajuah is a jazz musician originally from New Orleans, and his 2015 release Stretch Music was not only the #1 Jazz album in 22 countries, it was also part of an amazing app that allows musicians and music students the ability to change the mix so they can play right along with the musicians on the record. Scott is also dedicated to the Guardians Institute, a New Orleans non-profit that gave 44,000 books as well as numerous life-skill seminars to under-served youth in his hometown last year alone.

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Acclaimed Producer and Guitarist Fabrizio Sotti on Touring, Recording and the Art of Jazz

Since coming to New York from Italy at age 19, Fabrizio Sotti has worked with an incredible list of artists as a producer and guitarist. On the eve of his summer 2016 tour of Europe, Sotti sat down with us to talk about producing, recording, touring and how he came to the discipline of jazz.

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Essential Downloads - Jazz Greats, Part 2 - The Piano Players

The piano is the quintessential jazz instrument, but it is also the hardest instrument to record properly, and since we are going to be focusing on older recordings, don’t expect a lot of audiophile-level listings here. But just because a song is not recorded to today’s standards by no means it should be ignored.

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