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 submit via the form at the bottom of this page.

You can also read more about how to make Spotify work for you, as a jazz musician.

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

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Playlists from around the world of jazz

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Interview with Jan Hocek of JazzPort

Interview with Jan Hocek of JazzPort

For today's interview I'm handing over to Maggie Samkova, Czech booking agent and publicist who I've worked with for several years now. As an expert on the local jazz scene, she's adding to her existing catalogue of interviews (Jakub Zitko of Jazzdock & Vilem...

Interview with Russian Jazz promoter Roman Khristyuk

Interview with Russian Jazz promoter Roman Khristyuk

As the internet makes the world a smaller place, savvy musicians are looking not just at building the number of fans & industry people they're connected to, but at whether there are new territories they could try to develop their career in. A place that has, until...

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...

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...

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...