[JPL] New Website: This Day In Jazz

jazzhead jazzhead at bellsouth.net
Mon Sep 3 13:15:59 EDT 2007


I love this - thanks so much for putting this together.

Mark Dove
"Sounds of Jazz"
Eclectic 89.1 WBCX
http://www.brenau.edu/about/wbcx

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Jim Wilke" <jwilke123 at comcast.net>
To: "Jazz Programmers Mailing List" <jazzproglist at jazzweek.com>
Sent: Monday, September 03, 2007 8:28 AM
Subject: Re: [JPL] New Website: This Day In Jazz


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> LIGHTLY
>
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> This is a great idea and very useful to programmers.  It brings to mind a 
> similar quest of  mine.  I've long felt that 1957 was one of the most 
> prolific and significant years for jazz albums.  With only a few notable 
> exceptions, most of the major figures were still making records - 
> Armstrong, Hawkins, Prez, Ellington, Coltrane, Dizzy, Miles, Mingus, Monk, 
> Billie, Ella, Sarah, Carmen,  etc.
>
> Does anyone know of a listing of jazz recordings by year?  I'd love to see 
> a list for 1957!
>
> Jim
>
> Jim Wilke
> Jazz After Hours, PRI
> www.jazzafterhours.org
>
>
>
> On Wednesday, August 29, 2007, at 04:06  AM, Jazz Promo Services wrote:
>
>> Hello jazz fans-
>> I've started a new web site/project that I think will be of interest
>> to a lot of jazz & creative music lovers...particularly disc jockeys.
>> I had looked around for something like this for a while, and when I
>> couldn't find anything I decided to create it myself.
>>
>> It's a site that lists jazz and improvised music recordings, organized
>> by recording date. This way you can look up your birthday or other
>> special day, or check daily to see what albums were recorded on this
>> very day and get some ideas for listening.
>>
>> Take a look and let me know what you think...would love to get
>> people's feedback on the site: http://www.thisdayinjazz.com
>>
>> Thanks!
>> Tim webbci... at yahoo.com
>>
>>
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