Press Release Summary = Brownstone Digital, Inc., announces launch of an online jazz news and entertainment show, Jazz it Up! The bi-weekly interactive program will be available free via email to subscribers.
Press Release Body = February 14, 2007
Online Jazz News TV Show Launches!
New York, NY - To fill a gaping void in the jazz media landscape, Brownstone Digital, Inc. has launched Jazz it Up!, an online jazz news and entertainment television program available for free to subscribers.
To see the program trailer and subscribe: http://www.jazzituptv.com/
The bi-weekly show is co-produced and hosted by Greg Thomas, known in the jazz community for his work with the Jazz Museum in Harlem, his jazz writing in All About Jazz-NY, and his jazz radio specials on WBAI-NY (99.5 FM).
Upcoming shows will present features on grand masters Jon Hendricks (at Birdland) and Grady Tate (from the Blue Note club); saxophonist Tia Fuller (now playing in Beyonce's all-female backup group) at Sweet Rhythm; the recent IAJE conference, with performance clips and interviews with a range of artists including NEA Jazz Master Nancy Wilson (and recent Grammy Award winner), trumpeter Jon Faddis and saxophonist Donald Harrison; local Harlem organ legend Jimmy "Preacher" Robins live at Showman's, and much more, for instance an education segment featuring jazz education consultant Laura Johnson and Robert O'Meally, Director of the Center for Jazz Studies at Columbia University.
Subscribe now at: http://www.jazzituptv.com/
Regular segments of Jazz it Up! include:
Jazz History: a glimpse at pioneering events, places, and people in jazz.
Featured Artist(s): Q&A session and/or live performance by established and up-and-coming artists.
Industry Buzz: a rundown of the biggest, newest, and latest events and news in jazz.
The Jazz Cat's Meow: the newest music technology used by jazz musicians.
Jazz Insider: a sit-down with big wigs at jazz labels, club owners and event producers.
JazzEd: conversations with jazz historians and professors/teachers.
Youth in Jazz: a look at what young people are doing in the jazz genre.
Visual Reverberation: jazz compositions as interpreted by film students and video artists.
JazzNique: the different styles and techniques of jazz, from swinging and scatting to riffs and improvisation, will be explained and demonstrated.
Another special aspect of Jazz it Up! is interactivity: viewers can click within the video television screen at any time and be transported to information about what they're seeing onscreen.
Sign up now to receive Jazz it Up! directly to your email in-box twice per month!
It's free! http://www.jazzituptv.com/
About Brownstone Digital: As an independent interactive content production company, Brownstone Digital produces programming that specifically targets the online consumer market. Jazz it Up! has available video commercial spots, segment sponsor, product placement as well as banner spots. Placements will be seen 24 hours a day, for 7 days a week to an email subscriber base of 600,000+. Call 212 222-3408 or email email@example.com to discuss placement rates.