[JPL] Re: Disturbing News

garrett at sunnysiderecords.com garrett at sunnysiderecords.com
Sun Jul 30 12:42:16 EDT 2006


itunes and emusic  soundscan as does rhapsody and host of the other services.


Subject: Re: [JPL] Disturbing news
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In a message dated 7/29/2006 11:51:53 AM Eastern Standard Time,
girard.bowe at verizon.net writes:

> http://www.nytimes.com/2006/07/29/arts/music/29ring.html?_r=1&ref=arts&
> oref=slogin
>
> "In this article, it's mentioned that the RIAA domestic sales figures for
> jazz dropped to 1.8% last year, down from a measly 3.5%, which seems to
> have been constant for almost 10 years."

Girard - it would appear that way, but remember many of the indie jazz
artists are not using soundscan.  Does anyone know if downloads are
soundscanned at
Itunes or emusic?
Peace Lois Gilbert

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