History of Jazz Music

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In the early twentieth century, Jazz was born in New Orleans, Louisiana. Considering that New Orleans had several different nationalities traveling through their port for several reasons, there were a lot of musical influences that graced the land of New Orleans such as French military band music, Spanish folk music, European ballroom … Read more

Moe Koffman – A Multi-Talented and Respected Jazz Musician

Short career summary on Moe Koffman Moe Koffman was a jazz multi-instrumentalist, composer and record producer. In 1950 the Canadian native moved to the US to perform in big bands, especially those of Jimmy Dorsey and Sonny Dunham for about five years until he returned to his hometown Toronto to form a … Read more

The Story and Music of Jazz Trumpeter Sil Austin

Introduction Sil Austin is the late American saxophonist, born in 1929. Although his top preference would always be jazz, Austin recorded in other different genres such as R&B, pop, blues, jump blues, and even country, funk and disco. A self-taught musician, Austin first spent his professional years by playing for groups of … Read more

The Story and Music of Kenny Ball and His Jazzmen

Introduction to Kenny Ball Kenny Ball and His Jazzmen were most popular trad jazz band in the early 60s music scene.  Led by trumpet playing Kenny Ball (born Kenneth Daniel Ball on March 22, 1930) the band had several hits in the UK and one huge international hit “Midnight in Moscow” which … Read more

How To Improve Your Musical Skills As An Adult Today

As an adult, it can be challenging to find the time and energy to pursue new interests, let alone master a new skill like music. However, there is always time to pick up a new hobby, especially one as enriching as music. So whether you’ve never played an instrument before or are … Read more

Pros and Cons of Renting Musical Equipment: The Complete Guide

Renting musical equipment and accessories is a great way to save money while still being able to enjoy your favorite music. It can be expensive to buy new instruments and gear but renting allows you to borrow what you need for a fraction of the cost. In this article, we will discuss … Read more

Arabic Instruments That Will Make You Fall in Love With Arabic Music!

Arabic music is always uplifting with complex rhythmic structures, tense vocal tones, and monophonic structures. It surrounds you with its aura and makes you want to groove with its iconic melodies. Have you ever wondered what goes into making such music and what instruments are used to create the Arabic music that … Read more

How Does Music Influence People While Playing in Casinos

You might be a gambling enthusiast who is strictly there to play games but you must have noticed the beautiful music in the background. Many punters concentrate on a casino’s games, drinks and the atmosphere. Most best Canadian online casinos come with a package that contains music, décor and lighting. Many gamblers … Read more