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Radio and Press Promotion – How to Follow-up

So you just sent off a couple hundred CDs to radio programmers and another fifty to one hundred CDs to press contacts (with only one-sheets) and now what do you do… Recently there was a thread on the Jazz Programmers … Continue reading

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The Secret of professional jazz radio promoters!

There isn’t a secret!  It’s about Knowledge and Work… There is a proven processthat will guarantee results.  I have taught young and old this process.  A few have actually turned the process into a business. So here is the process … Continue reading

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The ultimate package for you! Get Airplay, Press, Club Gigs, Festivals, and Concerts!

So, many of you know that besides being a guitarist and vocalist, I own a record label and promotion company, Blujazz Label and Promotions. BUT did you know that I also do all of the radio and press promotion for … Continue reading

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“I have heard that Europe would really like my music…” Part 2

In this post I want to show and explain the 2 major European jazz conferences that have attendance of over 3000 bookers, managers, jazz artists, presenters, with expo hall booths, showcases, networking meetings, etc. If you want to understand what … Continue reading

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The Bullet List Repeat

I weekly answer about 5 to 8 queries asking what my Blujazz Label and Promotion s business is about, how do we do we work with artists,  how do we compare with other independents, what our costs are, how does … Continue reading

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The updated Jazz Artists Survival Guide blog and a Free Book!

I have updated the Jazz Artist’s Survival Guide to reflect my desire to help others in this ever evolving Jazz World.  The new site offers: A FREE pdf copy of the Jazz Artist’s Survival Guide for signing up to my … Continue reading

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“I have heard that Europe would really like my music…” Part I

“I have heard that Europe would really like my music!”  Part I I wish I had a couple of bucks for evertime I have heard this from artist’s that I talk to.  And you know what, they just might be … Continue reading

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The Jazz Artist Promotion Pie

I have been catching up on responding to emails and phone requests about our Blujazz Label and Promotion company’s www.blujazz.com services that include radio and press promotion, physical and digital distribution, booking contacts, and selective management.  Part of my rap as … Continue reading

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Are “Major Record Labels” Relevant

Recently NPR’s A Blog Supreme Blog had a blog on “Do Major Jazz Record Labels Matter”. I think it is a interesting question for the global jazz artist community.  I believe in many ways we are way past this question. … Continue reading

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House Concerts??

As you know we are exploring all of the possibilities of jazz performances and how a jazz artist can create opportunities to get these gigs. As we continue to see, “it ain’t easy”.  As far as I can analyse in … Continue reading

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