[JPL] Mediaguide/Musicians

Hoff, Robert rhoff at mercyhurst.edu
Fri Feb 8 15:30:44 EST 2008


Ed,

Each track on Depth of Emotion has received multiple spins on
JazzFlight.  Listener response very positive.

Rob

Rob Hoff
JazzFlight
WQLN
Erie, PA  16509


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[mailto:jazzproglist-bounces at jazzweek.com] On Behalf Of Ed Saindon
Sent: Friday, February 08, 2008 1:29 PM
To: jazzproglist at jazzweek.com
Subject: Re: [JPL] Mediaguide/Musicians

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Hello Jae,

Thanks very much for that information. It was helpful. My situation with
the 
new release Depth of Emotion is pretty similiar to what you described.

Ed Saindon
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From: "Jae Sinnett" <jaejazz at yahoo.com>
To: <jazzproglist at jazzweek.com>
Sent: Friday, February 08, 2008 12:33 PM
Subject: [JPL] Mediaguide/Musicians


> This week's sponsor: Pacific Coast Jazz
>
> Two new Pacific Coast Jazz albums are in stores now and on radio:
>
> Roberta Donnay's ''What's Your Story'' - ''...a major new find...
highly 
> recommended'' with 5 albums behind her and Orrin Keepnews by her side,

> this album is destined for a Grammy.  She performs across the nation
and 
> in Europe.  www.robertadonnay.com
>
> The Bruce Eskovitz Jazz Orchestra's ''Invitation'' to you is to listen
and 
> capture this ''...hard swinging, straight-ahead, good-time modern
jazz.'' 
> This CD release party is at The Jazz Bakery in LA on February 17. 
> www.bruceeskovitz.com
>
> Radio promo by New World 'N' Jazz, Neal Sapper, 415-453-1558 &amp;
Matt 
> Hughes, 732-835-5050.  Label: Pacific Coast Jazz, 858-484-8609 Email 
> donna at pacificcoastjazz.com   check out all of our artists at 
> www.pacificcoastjazz.com
>
> Pacific Coast Jazz wishes all of our friends a great 2008.
>
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>
> The recent thread about Mediaguide and lack of spin counts brought to
mind 
> what has happened to me. Some advice for musicians that may not
understand 
> how this works. If one of your main objectives is to get spins counted
and 
> chart placement....get your CD to Mediaguide way before your disc is 
> serviced to radio. Example...and I'll mentioned what has happened to
me as 
> the example...my new CD came out and about 60 or so stations were 
> serviced. I know many of them are playing it as well as NPR. They've
play 
> a few tracks at least three times I'm aware of for music beds for
their 
> news programs but no one saw those spins being reported. It never dawn
on 
> me that perhaps Mediaguide didn't have the CD registered. Sure
enough....I 
> emailed them yesterday and someone was kind enough to respond and 
> mentioned they hadn't registered it but will next week. Almost a month

> they've been sitting on it. Three weeks to today actually. I was
wondering 
> how long it would have taken if I hadn't
> contacted them to find out what was going on.
>
>  My main objective with this release wasn't how high I could get on
the 
> chart but you do want to see those spins IF someone...particularly NPR
is 
> playing your music. Musicians...get your CD to Mediaguide way in
advance 
> of the official release because you could lose important spin counts.
>
>  I will also mention that most of the stations here on the JPL
received 
> the CD. If you didn't and would like a copy...email me off list and
I'll 
> be glad to send you a copy. Thanks,
>
>  Jae Sinnett
>
>
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