Jazz Playlist

new releases from around the world of jazz

This regularly updated Spotify jazz playlist aims to showcase new releases both from Jazzfuel subscribers and via recommendations from journalists, promoters, agents & influencers around the world. If you have a new jazz release coming up in the next few weeks and would like to submit a track for inclusion on the playlist, you can drop me an email with more info.

(Don’t forget to hit ‘follow’ on the playlist over on Spotify too!)

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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...

Interview with music lawyer Robert Horsfall of Sound Advice

Interview with music lawyer Robert Horsfall of Sound Advice

I don't know about you, but there was a time when I assumed you only needed a lawyer if you were in some sort of trouble. I certainly didn't consider one being particularly necessary or viable in the independent jazz world. But in fact, as I've learnt through various...

Spotify Calculator

Spotify Calculator

Planning a new release? This calculator lets you estimate roughly how many streams you'd need on Spotify to cover the cost of recording & promoting it. As well as the total number of streams needed per album and per track, you'll also see how many...

Making Spotify Work For YOU

Making Spotify Work For YOU

Spotify gets a bad rap in some circles for the percentages it pays out and the millions of streams you need to see any serious, direct, income.  But today we're going to put that aside and look at some of the ways you can get some real value from Spotify if your music...

London Jazz & Beyond (Q&A with writer/editor Peter Bacon)

London Jazz & Beyond
(Q&A with writer/editor Peter Bacon)

Peter Bacon is editor-at-large of London Jazz News - recently described as the most in-depth local jazz coverage on the planet - and has been writing about jazz for 40 years. He's written about albums and concerts from various positions, including as a full-time...

Keeping momentum with your tour booking

Keeping momentum with your tour booking

More than 300 musicians on the Jazzfuel mailing list recently took part in a survey to answer questions about their careers: where’re they’re at, what they've got planned, the successes they’ve had so far and the challenges they face with tour bookings, releasing...

Promoting your new album without a jazz publicist?

Promoting your new album without a jazz publicist?

Whether you can't afford a jazz publicist for your next release, or you just want to fill in the gaps in countries they're not covering, this article looks at how you can do some DIY PR for your new music.   If you’ve ever looked into hiring a jazz...

Should You Really Be Releasing An Album?

Should You Really Be Releasing An Album?

If you’re a jazz musician looking to build your profile and get more gigs, there’s actually a pretty good argument that releasing EPs or singles - frequently - could make more impact than releasing an album.In this article, I'll explain why... EPs instead...