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Mnuchin on Google and tech monopolies: 'You have to look at the power they have'

Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin on Monday joined the growing chorus of government officials concerned about tech monopolies.<p>When asked if Google is …

European Union

How did Google get so big?

This past week the Federal Trade Commission was asked to investigate the data collected by Google on its Android operating system, which powers most …

AdWords

Exploring California’s Santa Lucia Highlands

Visitors are drawn to the Santa Lucia Highlands and Salinas Valley for the region's exceptional wine, but few stay to experience all the wild …

Wine & Spirits

B.B. King Blues Lines for Jazz Guitar

2<p>SHARES<p>After learning about B.B. King’s passing, I went back and spent some time listening to my old B.B. King records, enjoying spending time with …

Electric Guitar

15 Great Jazz Audiobooks

Jazz is on my mind. Just a few weeks ago, I attended the tribute to the 2018 NEA Jazz Masters—Todd Barkan, Joanne Brackeen, Pat Metheny, and Dianne …

Books

The 25 Best Rosé Wines of 2018

5 minute Read<p>With skyrocketing sales and tireless marketing, rosé is a 21st-century American success story. Previous generations of star-spangled …

Wine & Spirits

Does Everyone Really Order the Second-Cheapest Wine?

An investigation into happy-hour folklore.<p>It takes a village to sell a glass of wine. A winemaker carefully monitors weather patterns and directs the …

Wine

“Music Is A Portal”: Sophie Huber On Blue Note Documentary ‘Beyond The Notes’

<i>Beyond The Notes</i> is a 90-minute film written and directed by Sophie Huber chronicling the story of Blue Note Records, a label that boasts <b>a rich and</b> …

Universal Music

How To Buy John Coltrane: The 10 Albums Every Jazz Newcomer Needs

In jazz circles, the smallest mention of <b>John Coltrane</b> usually invokes a mood of hushed reverence. That’s because Trane – as his disciples refer to …

The Jazz Ambassadors

In 1956, America announced a new Cold War weapon to combat the USSR; jazz musicians like Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington, Dizzy Gillespie and Dave …

How the Incorporation of Musical Modes on the Miles Davis Album ‘Kind of Blue’ Reinvented Jazz

YouTuber Polyphonic, who creates incredibly informative video essays about music took a look at the iconic Miles Davis album <i>Kind of Blue</i>. He …

Expanding on Chord Shapes Within the Context of Funk Guitar

0<p>SHARES<p>In last month’s column, I discussed some techniques one can apply when soloing, specifically using both a single-note and a chordal approach …

Electric Guitar

This new film takes you behind the scenes of legendary Blue Note Records

The post This new film takes you behind the scenes of legendary Blue Note Records appeared first on The Vinyl Factory.

Vinyl Records

Miles Davis For Guitar

Miles Davis’ professional career spans 50 years during which he was on top of almost every important innovation in jazz. Miles Davis impressed by his …

Electric Guitar

Stream a 144-Hour Discography of Classic Jazz Recordings from Blue Note Records: Miles Davis, Art Blakey, John Coltrane, Ornette Coleman & More

There have been many influential jazz record labels throughout the previous century and into the current one, but there is no more recognizable label …

The Day Herbie Hancock Met the Electric Piano

On the third and final day of recording Miles Davis’ transitional album <i>Miles in the Sky</i>, Herbie Hancock walked into Columbia Studio B on East 52nd …

Singer Gregory Porter | reviews, news & interviews

Born in Los Angeles, raised by his mother in Bakersfield, and now living in the Bedford-Stuyvesant area of Brooklyn, Gregory Porter's resonant …

A Box of Bootlegs Captures Two Jazz Titans’ Last Pairing

John Coltrane would leave Miles Davis’s group after its 1960 European tour, but not before emerging as a jazz superpower.<p>In March 1960, seven months after trumpeter Miles Davis released the album “Kind of Blue,” he traveled to Europe with many of the same musicians who recorded with him to play …

Trumpeter

When Jazz Ruled The World: The Rise And Reign Of America’s One True Art

Nowadays, in the second decade of the 21st Century, jazz may seem to many a marginalised music. Of course, it goes without saying that there are …

How to learn guitar chords across the fretboard - quickly and easily

<b>Unlock the fretboard and play chords across the neck with this ingenious system. You’ll never look at the guitar the same way again!</b><p>The system we’re …

Electric Guitar

Five Steps to Walking Basslines on Guitar

Five easy steps you can take to create a cool-sounding and fun-to-play bassline over a ii-V-I chord progression.<p>3<p>SHARES<p>When learning how to play jazz …

Yelp Nearly Doubles The Number of Businesses Offering Online Food Ordering - Yelp

<i>Toby Waite, Director of Engineering, Restaurants, also contributed to this post.</i><p>Following last year’s announcement of our partnership with Grubhub, …

Watch New Trailer For Blue Note Records Documentary ‘Beyond The Notes’

The trailer for the forthcoming movie <i>Blue Note Records: Beyond The Notes</i> is now available for viewing. The much-anticipated <i>Beyond The Notes</i> is a new …

Miles Davis: Get Up With It Album Review

One autumn in New York, in 1972, the most famous jazz musician in the world tried to take a right turn at 60 mph off the West Side Highway and totaled his Lamborghini Miura. A bystander found Miles Davis with both legs broken, covered in blood and cocaine. Even after the crash, Miles had a bleeding …

reDiscover Miles Davis’ ‘Birth Of The Cool’

The history behind the recording of the music that would ultimately become <b>Miles Davis</b>’ <b>Birth Of The Cool</b> album, released in 1957 by Capitol Records, …

Learn to choose the right scale for your guitar solo with these 5 cunning blues licks

<b>Choose the scale for the sound you’re after with these five licks written specially to give a certain sound...</b><p>Minor pentatonic scale over dominant …

Electric Guitar

Wes Montgomery: a player's perspective

<b>With the recent release of In The Beginning, a double-album set on Resonance Records that features newly discovered 'live' recordings and studio</b> …

Second Line Blues: A Brief History of New Orleans Brass Bands

"Second line bands, the bands that march in the streets, initially was done for funerals," Allen Toussaint said. "To march real slow on the way to …

Furthermore Wines Spring Release

2014 Pinots are Ready For You!<p>Experience why Robert Parker gave 2014 California Pinot Noirs their best rating ever. This vintage really shines. All …

Visit the Hunter Valley Wine Region and Discover The Birthplace of Australian Wine

Ask any international wine buff about Australian wine and you’ll probably see them cringe. Which is usually because when people think of wine and …

Wine