[JPL] Pronunciations

Merrill merrillfla at aol.com
Tue Aug 17 13:36:52 EDT 2010


A problem for sure but the CD's with out the times and the printing of  
color red on another color red. Forget the liner notes.
If I can't read it.So it might not get played.
Who designs these CD's?Surley not the musicians.
"Melodious " Mel Lipton
WDNA Miami Florida





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On Aug 17, 2010, at 12:31 PM, Tom Reney <tr at wfcr.org> wrote:

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> Yes, sir, I've made the direct inquiry dozens of times.  But I  
> agree, it's something the artists and/or promoters should be  
> providing up front.  (And the same goes for song titles in foreign  
> languages.)  I've spent my life spelling out and/or pronouncing my  
> own Irish surname for everyone from my Kindergarten teacher to my in- 
> laws, and my own promo copy for news colleagues requires pronouncers  
> on the most elementary names and titles, so how 'bout it?
>
> Tom REE-knee
>
>
>
> On 8/17/2010 12:04 PM, Desert Island Jazz wrote:
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>> Visit detroitjazzfest.com/jazzplanet for a sneak preview of what to  
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>> You are not alone!  I like to see pronunciation help in the  
>> accompanying CD
>> promo literature if the artist is relatively new.  Or take the bull  
>> by the
>> horns and ask the artist directly, which they nearly always  
>> appreciate.
>>
>> David May
>> WHFC
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
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>> To: jazzproglist at jazzweek.com
>> Subject: [JPL] Pronunciations
>>
>> This week's sponsor:  Detroit Jazz Festival's JazzPlanet tv.
>>
>> Visit detroitjazzfest.com/jazzplanet for a sneak preview of what to  
>> expect
>> Labor Day weekend.
>>
>> **** SEE MORE DETAILS AT END OF THIS MESSAGE. ****
>>
>> ---
>> I don't know...maybe it's just me but we seem to be getting more  
>> and more
>> product of artists whose names we...I...can't pronounce. Maybe I'm  
>> not as
>> worldly as I thought I was. This is clearly indicative of the  
>> cultural
>> expansiveness of jazz and it's world wide influence...which is a good
>> thing. The
>> drag though is that we seem to be getting little help from the  
>> artists in
>> telling us how to pronounce their names which for me is becoming
>> increasingly
>> more frustrating. I put this on the artists because most jazz  
>> product now is
>>
>> self produced. If we can't pronounce the name how does that help  
>> the artist?
>>
>> "Chie" for one example. "Chico" who? Am I the only one that's  
>> noticing
>> this? What can be done about it?
>> Jae Sinnett
>>
>>
>>
>>
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>> last year," says Festival Director Terri Pontremoli.
>>
>> The format of the programming allows artists to share some of their  
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>> their works, with hundreds of thousands of people on the web. This
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>> and
>> increased cd sales. "It not only showcases the greatness of Detroit  
>> and the
>> Jazz Fest, but perhaps more importantly, nurtures the art form in  
>> ways we
>> could only dream of a few years ago," added Pontremoli. "Outside of  
>> being
>> here, it's the best seat on the planet!"
>>
>> Visit detroitjazzfest.com/jazzplanet for a sneak preview of what to  
>> expect
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>> This week's sponsor:  Detroit Jazz Festival's JazzPlanet tv.
>>
>> In partnership with Show Ads Network, Livestream.com and Detroit  
>> Public Television, DJF's Jazz Planet stage at Campus Martius will  
>> stream via the web what is cool about Detroit and in particular,  
>> Detroit Jazz Fest, in real time.  Users around the globe - artists  
>> as well as fans - will be able to Skype, tweet and Facebook  
>> messages to fans, artists and media hosts in Detroit through detroitjazzfest.com 
>>  and DJF social media networks.
>>
>> Viewers everywhere - from London to Afghanistan - will experience  
>> the uniqueness of the world's largest free jazz festival, how it  
>> blends urban chic and a hip and diverse audience with some of the  
>> best music on the planet. "It will be fun, spontaneous, and capture  
>> the unique vibe of the festival that Russ Davis (Voice of America)  
>> described as "Jazz Disneyland" last year," says Festival Director  
>> Terri Pontremoli.
>>
>> The format of the programming allows artists to share some of their  
>> special projects - not only the performances - but what inspired  
>> and what went into their works, with hundreds of thousands of  
>> people on the web. This broad-ranging exposure may result in more  
>> performance opportunities and increased cd sales. "It not only  
>> showcases the greatness of Detroit and the Jazz Fest, but perhaps  
>> more importantly, nurtures the art form in ways we could only dream  
>> of a few years ago," added Pontremoli. "Outside of being here, it's  
>> the best seat on the planet!"
>>
>> Visit detroitjazzfest.com/jazzplanet for a sneak preview of what to  
>> expect Labor Day weekend.
>>
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> This week's sponsor:  Detroit Jazz Festival's JazzPlanet tv.
>
> In partnership with Show Ads Network, Livestream.com and Detroit  
> Public Television, DJF's Jazz Planet stage at Campus Martius will  
> stream via the web what is cool about Detroit and in particular,  
> Detroit Jazz Fest, in real time.  Users around the globe - artists  
> as well as fans - will be able to Skype, tweet and Facebook messages  
> to fans, artists and media hosts in Detroit through detroitjazzfest.com 
>  and DJF social media networks.
>
> Viewers everywhere - from London to Afghanistan - will experience  
> the uniqueness of the world's largest free jazz festival, how it  
> blends urban chic and a hip and diverse audience with some of the  
> best music on the planet. "It will be fun, spontaneous, and capture  
> the unique vibe of the festival that Russ Davis (Voice of America)  
> described as "Jazz Disneyland" last year," says Festival Director  
> Terri Pontremoli.
>
> The format of the programming allows artists to share some of their  
> special projects - not only the performances - but what inspired and  
> what went into their works, with hundreds of thousands of people on  
> the web. This broad-ranging exposure may result in more performance  
> opportunities and increased cd sales. "It not only showcases the  
> greatness of Detroit and the Jazz Fest, but perhaps more  
> importantly, nurtures the art form in ways we could only dream of a  
> few years ago," added Pontremoli. "Outside of being here, it's the  
> best seat on the planet!"
>
> Visit detroitjazzfest.com/jazzplanet for a sneak preview of what to  
> expect Labor Day weekend.
>
> --
>
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