Dizzy's Club Coca Cola in New York City

Jazz Alley in Seattle

Dazzle Restaurant & Lounge in Denver


Ronnie Scott's in London

Yoshi's Jazz Club in San Francisco



Top 50+ Jazz Albums for the Week of 9 May 2011

This is the weekly US/Canada radio airplay list from JazzWeek.com. Want to see stats regarding how many radio stations played your favorite album or how much it moved up or down the chart from last week? Click here.

An observation - I'm not dissing Femi Kuti but I'm not quite sure that his Africa for Africa should be on the Top 50+ Jazz album list. 

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EoJ News Flash! Robert Glasper in NYC TONIGHT for $10! 

Are you in the New York City area? Want to see a rising star in the jazz world for a wallet-friendly $10? The Robert Glasper Experiment will have a Secret show at 10PM TONIGHT (Monday, May 9, 2011) with a surprise guest at Salon Millesime (29th and Madison) in the Carlton Hotel (information obtained from his Facebook Page).


Did I mention that the tickets are only $10? Who do you think that the surprise guest tonight? Bilal? Mos Def? 

If you go to the show, let me know how it was, okay? Take pictures! :D 


Jazz News that You Can Use ~ 9 May 2011

New Orleans Jazz Band I hope that you all celebrated Mother's Day in one way or another yesterday. Did some of you get a chance to attend any of the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival? Let me know. Share your photos and stories! :)

Here's some news for you to start the week off with: 

General News 

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Jazz News You Can Use: May 7th 2011

Screen shot of the Elements of Jazz Twitter PagePeople have asked me over the last few years, "Just what the heck do you do on Twitter?" To some, Twitter is a bizarrely random universe where friend or foe can post 140-character virtual notes to the world.

Yes, that's it in a nutshell. (smile) But, Twitter is so much more than that. Whether it's a struggle against suffocating governments or the raid on Bin-Laden's compound in Pakistan, the Twitter community is always there giving us first-hand commentary and real-time photos of the action.

So, what does Twitter have to do with jazz?

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