JAZZFUEL BLOG

A collection of all the articles...

JAZZFUEL BLOG

A collection of all the articles...
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...

Talking music videos with Dan Redding

Talking music videos with Dan Redding

Great video content is one of the most effective 'tools' a jazz musician has when it comes to convincing a promoter, winning a new fan or motivating a journalist. As a jazz booking agent I've experienced first-hand the effect a simple but well-produced video can have...

The Jazz Journalists Survey (2020)

The Jazz Journalists Survey (2020)

If you want to get the news about your latest album release out into the world, jazz journalists (aka bloggers, music writers, critics, reviewers…) are one of the most effective ways of doing this. Something we've seen from our own press outreach campaigns is that,...

The Lockdown List

The Lockdown List

With most of the world on lockdown - or at least severely restricted - many of our usual work-related activities are no longer an option. Gigs, tours, teaching, rehearsals... all cancelled. But for those of you who are healthy and not dealing first hand with the...

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