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Lawsuits and Music Ownership

There are only a certain number of notes that can be combined in musical compositions which makes it unlikely that a musician can lay claim to have come up with a specific way of combining certain notes. However, there is an increasing trend of lawsuits in the music...

The Birthplace of Jazz- New Orleans

  Jazz does not have a specific day or point when it was created. It is a genre of music that emerged over time, mixing musical talent and emotions of the many cultures and artistic elements that existed in New Orleans. Caribbean music from the West Indies mixed...

Sampling with Ableton Live: DJP Media workshop

Ableton certified trainer Dawn Philip begins the workshop with a discourse on what constitutes electronic music. He insists that electronic devices such as synthesizers and samplers are simply instruments just like any other acoustic instrument one might be familiar...

Quincy Jones : The Life And Work

Quincy Jones : The Life And Work

A multi-faceted musician, composer and record producer, Quincy Jones has earned his place in the history of music. The most Grammy-nominated artist in history, Quincy Delight Jones, Jr, often known just as “Q”, has 79 nominations and 27 wins. Born in Chicago on March...

Brill Building Sound: Where Rock and Roll Began

Brill Building Sound: Where Rock and Roll Began

Sometime after the Tin Pan Alley era of music. In the late 1950s, located at 1619 Broadway in the heart of New York’s music district, stood the Brill Building. It became the center of brilliantly crafted, professional songwriting and music publishing that carried with...

Tin Pan Alley – A Musical Phenomenon & Genre

Tin Pan Alley – A Musical Phenomenon & Genre

Long before the music industry in the United States was as ubiquitous or global as it is now, Tin Pan Alley boasted of a group of music publishers and songwriters in New York who shaped popular music in the United States in the late 19th and early 20th century. At a...

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