Since her IMA nom, Bec has been nominated for 4 of Australia’s MusicOz Awards (Ceremony on Tuesday in Sydney) and recorded a new EP to be released in September.
Ellis Marsalis to perform at the inaugural International Jazz Day concert held at the United Nations General Assembly Hall in New Orleans’ Congo Square. Stream the concert live tonight at 7:30pm EDT via http://jazzday.com/
Merchandising is a great way to bring in extra income. And touring of course.
Since earning his New Age nomination, Merlin has landed a national distribution deal and a placement in a commercial! In addition he’s booked shows at art galleries, special events and seen an increase in CD sales.
Nothing goes as planned. We had this album done three times and threw the whole thing away and started from scratch again. Our songs just kept getting better and we knew our productions could be better for the fans. We wanted this album to be more of what we are live.
“When I first started I only encountered women in Jazz as vocalists. Then I got a chance to play with Mary Lou Williams and I started seeing that women had a certain voice that’s not represented well in Jazz.”
Success is a term that changes as you grow. We have things to achieve now, and things to achieve later.
Describe your nominated work. La garde, released in 2010, is my second album (after Escalader l’ivresse, 2008).