Jazz Showcase

musicians from around the world pick ONE track to showcase on this Spotify playlist

I asked members of the Jazzfuel community to share ONE track that they wanted to showcase to jazz fans around the world. The result? More than 250 songs and 25 HOURS of music which you can discover on the Jazz Showcase Spotify playlist.

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Don’t forget you can follow the playlist over on Spotify. 

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21st Century Jazz Record Labels

21st Century Jazz Record Labels

You might not *need* a record deal in 2020 to get your music heard, but that doesn't mean there aren't independent jazz record labels out there releasing great music and giving you ideas for how to make the most out of your next album. We've put together this list of...

Knowing your network

Knowing your network

When it comes to building a sustainable, long-term career as a creative jazz musician, the strength of your professional network plays an important role. But whilst there's a lot of talk (from me included) on growing your network, there's something to be said for...

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...

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...

American Jazz Blogs & Websites (2020)

American Jazz Blogs & Websites (2020)

Whether you're a jazz fan or musician, checking out what's new right now - and who's writing about it - is an interesting exercise. Through our work running press campaigns for jazz musicians, we're in touch with many writers, bloggers and editors around the world and...

Why setting goals makes you a better musician

Why setting goals makes you a better musician

This is a guest article by Danish music manager & coach Kat Jarby of Kaja MANAGEMENT As jazz musicians navigating in the modern-day music landscape, you are often required to be your own booking agent, tour manager, publicist and strategist in order to run a...

Interview with Wulf Muller | Jazz A&R and marketing

Interview with Wulf Muller | Jazz A&R and marketing

With over 35 years of experience in the music business, Wulf Muller started out as manager for the Miles Smiles jazz club in Vienna in 1980, before joining PolyGram Austria as a Product Manager. Since then, he's held roles at major record labels including Sony and...

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...

Niche European Jazz Blogs & Websites To Discover

Niche European Jazz Blogs & Websites To Discover

There are blogs that write about the great famous jazz musicians who we all know and love - those who release under ACT, ECM, Blue Note, etc - but there are also some brilliant local, niche jazz blogs that give a lot of space to artists who are not internationally...