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How to write an effective press release

How to write an effective press release

If your goal is to get more gigs and sell more music, making a great record is only the start. Persuading magazines, blogs, websites and other media outlets to spread the news for you is vital in building your profile and one of the best ways to get this going is by...

Your record label options (+ what to AVOID!!!)

Your record label options (+ what to AVOID!!!)

We’re lucky in 2019 to have so many ways to record & release a new jazz album. The time from recording studio to a fan's headphones is shorter than ever and the costs involved in many of the steps in-between are getting lower.  But with great choice comes...

2 Things You HAVE to Do For Your Next Album Release

2 Things You HAVE to Do For Your Next Album Release

If you’re releasing music, I’d assume that making some money, winning new fans, getting reviewed and, as a result, getting more gigs, are pretty high on your ‘win’ list.Assuming that’s the case, there are two little things that you could – and should – build into your...

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