Monthly Archives: July 2010

Band Camp

Thanks to camps like this one in Birmingham, Alabama, some teen musicians will have a chance to continue their musical training and education, in jazz and other forms of music. We just need funding for more of them:

A Conversation with John Comerford

Our Conversations series will resume with John Comerford, producer of Icons Among Us: Jazz In The Present Tense on Thursday, July 22nd at 3PMEST/12PM PST. The 30-minute interview will broadcast live on our BlogTalkRadio Channel. A podcast of the program will be available within 10 minutes after the conclusion of the live broadcast. You can listen by going here.

We’ll have a review up for the film very soon. The DVD is available is now available at AllAboutJazz  , among other outlets.

Here’s a look at the trailer for the documentary Icons Among Us: Jazz In The Present Tense:

Digital sales soar, CD sales down

Physical album sales continued to decline and digital album sales grew during the first six months of 2010, according to data released Wednesday by Nielsen SoundScan.Through the end of June, album sales (physical and digital) were down 11% overall, with 154 million units sold. Physical albums declined 17.7% (112 million sold), while digital albums rose 13.7% (42 million sold). Digital track sales were flat during the first half, with 597 million sold.

CD sales dropped 17.9% during the first six months, with more than 110 million units sold. Current CDs were off 14.7%, while catalog CDs plunged 22.1%. However, the vinyl LP continued to gain, rising 9.1% (1.3 million units sold)

Physical album sales continued to decline and digital album sales grew during the first six months of 2010, according to data released Wednesday by Nielsen SoundScan.

Through the end of June, album sales (physical and digital) were down 11% overall, with 154 million units sold. Physical albums declined 17.7% (112 million sold), while digital albums rose 13.7% (42 million sold). Digital track sales were flat during the first half, with 597 million sold.

CD sales dropped 17.9% during the first six months, with more than 110 million units sold. Current CDs were off 14.7%, while catalog CDs plunged 22.1%. However, the vinyl LP continued to gain, rising 9.1% (1.3 million units sold)

There’s More

Annnnnnnd We’re Back!

What a long strange trip it’s been, but we’ve returned after successfully changing publishing software after a month or more of looking for alternatives to Google’s Blogger, which would would sync up with work we’d previously done.

We’re now using WordPress and we can already see that theJazzPage will be 100% better off for the transition. So we’re back in business and catching up on some past reviews we’ve missed during period while we were away. Got some good music? We want to hear it!