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Jazz Articles: CMA Announces Grants to Jazz Presenters – By Jeff Tamarkin — Jazz Articles

Chamber Music America (CMA) has announced the recipients of its 2013 Presenting Jazz program, a series of grants supporting concert presenters that engage U.S.-based jazz ensembles.

According to a press release, “A total of $116,875 will be distributed to 11 non-profit presenting organizations to assist with concert-associated costs. In addition, each grantee will receive $5,000 to support general operating expenses related to their jazz programming.” CMA describes itself as “the national network for ensemble musicians.”

Mary Halvorson

Mary Halvorson

The 2013 Presenting Jazz Grantees are: The Brooklyn Conservatory of Music, presenting the Claudia Quintet; Carnegie Hall, presenting the Vijay Iyer Trio; The Flushing Council for the Arts and Culture, presenting Jason Kao Hwang and Edge+4; the Jazz Bakery, presenting the Dafnis Prieto Sextet; Outpost Productions, presenting the Mary Halvorson Quintet; Outsound Presents, presenting Kyle Bruckmann’s Wrack; Roulette Intermedium, presenting the Joel Harrison Group; the Rubin Museum of Art, presenting the Samuel Torres Group; San Jose Jazz, featuring the Vijay Iyer Trio; Stanford Live, presenting William Parker’s Special Edition; and the Walker Art Center, presenting the Craig Taborn Trio.

For a more information, visit ChamberMusic.org.

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All Jazz Radio is about to burst onto the Internet

It’s about to happen, the long wait is finally over, All Jazz Radio is about to burst onto the Internet and the Social Media broadcasting jazz out of Cape Town, South Africa. AJR will be the very first Jazz Radio station of any kind, broadcasting 24/7 in the country on the Internet, Smart Phones and Tablet Devices.

Do you have a collection of great South African and International Jazz, Blues or World Latin Music? By collection we mean at least 700 or more CD’s falling into the genres categories mentioned. Please give us a list of some of your favorite albums in your collection too.

Now, how would you like to become part of the broadcast team at AJR. Please email us your preferences and tell us about your collection, who your favorite musicians and performers are, and why you have chosen them. Also please tell us what it is about Jazz, Blues and World Latin music you like, what drew you to the genre forms. We would also like a motivation of what you expect and why you feel that you could become a jazz radio broadcaster. We also need to know what you business and working life is about, your experience and educational qualifications equally important too.Email all the above to The Manager AJR at info@alljazzradio.co.za

Please make sure your mails reach us by the close of business on Friday 6th September 2012.

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