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Are CDs Old Hat? Nick Hempton Explores a New Way of Releasing Music

A few days ago I told you about my new CD. It will be a traditional release, meaning there will be physical CDs as well as downloadable tunes on iTunes etc., but these days quite a few¬†artists are choosing alternative … Continue reading

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Is Jazz Only for the Financially Elite?

Over the past few weeks while I have been at home and not on the road, I have been trying to go out and visit clubs I don’t usually frequent, check out music I’m unfamiliar with, and just show my … Continue reading

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Through the Looking Glass; unauthorized audience videos on Youtube

A few days ago an audience member posted a video to youtube from my performance at Dizzy’s Club Coca Cola. I had chosen not to record the performance because I didn’t want to put any pressure on us to perform … Continue reading

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No Picture For You! or Being Rude to Fans

This week I went to see a performance by a pianist / singer of whom I’m a fan. For this story we will call this person Sansa (maybe I’ve been watching too much Game of Thrones?). I had never seen … Continue reading

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