Pink Floyd would have been a perfect match for the visually oriented era of Pinterest and Tumblr had the band emerged today.
A quiet Sunday night in 1953. The Dodgers had just won the pennant. J.F.K. and Jacqueline Bouvier had just married. And four titans of bebop came together in a dive bar for a rare jam session.
With streaming revenue showing a massive increase in comparison to previous years, the major three record labels are rejoicing at their annual haul.
“Camilla George does an excellent job highlighting the resilient nature of black people while contributing to the dissemination and legacy of these folktales.”
“This is a dream team, made in jazz heaven”, said Martin Hummel, Director of Ubuntu Music.
For the first time since 1986, CD sales brought in less than a billion dollars.
The USA’s recorded music market generated $9.8bn in total retail revenues last year, of which $6.6bn made its way back to artists and labels in wholesale payments.
“Once in a while someone comes along and reminds us of overlooked individuals in the jazz world.”
To mark its 60th anniversary, Martin Chilton tells the story of how the trumpeter created a multimillion-selling masterpiece that still ranks as one of the greatest albums of all time.
“Wandering Monster is really rather brilliant and is this month’s winner of the award for sound of surprise.”