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My name’s Matt Fripp. I’ve booked 2,000+ gigs as a booking agent & manager for jazz musicians and host this website to help you figure out how to grow your career faster.

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Interview with music journalist Charles Waring

Interview with music journalist Charles Waring

Today's interview guest is Charles Waring, a British music journalist who is co-founder of the website Soul & Jazz & Funk and freelance writer for a host of magazines including MOJO & Record Collector. Over the last 2 decades he's written liner notes on...

Interview with Kim Macari

Interview with Kim Macari

From Kurt Rosenwinkel talking about his early days phoning Spanish jazz clubs to pianist Alan Benzie running through how he booked a 16-date European tour, some of the most-read Jazzfuel interviews and guest articles have involved musicians who've done the industry...

Audience Development for Jazz Musicians

Audience Development for Jazz Musicians

Did you see the story a few months back about the American funk band Vulfpeck? They sold out Madison Square Gardens (13,000+ people) with no manager or record label. And, on top of that, they did it with no advertising budget: they announced it to fans on social media...

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