What is ArtistShare?: ArtistShare is a platform that connects creative artists with fans in order to share the creative process and fund the creation of new artistic works. ArtistShare created the Internet's first fan funding platform for artists launching its initial project in October, 2003. Since then, ArtistShare has been allowing fans to show appreciation for their favorite artists by...
"I am very excited to introduce my new ArtistShare® Project: Planetary Coalition! This project will culminate with the recording of an album that is not only my first of mostly acoustic guitar, but also one that will capture exciting world music collaborations with planned guest artists such as Rodrigo y Gabriela, Horacio "El Negro" Hernandez, and Adnan Joubran of Le Trio Joubran. You will get an exclusive view into our creative process as we embark on this multicultural musical adventure together. Join Planetary Coalition today!"
The Gil Evans Centennial Project: Newly-discovered works of Gil Evans, received the prestigious Record of the Year award at this year's Jazz Journalist Awards ceremony on June 19th in New York City. Congratulations Ryan, the band and all of the participants that made this project happen!
Get it here!
"I'm very pleased to announce the release of Jim Hall Live! Vol. 2-4. In
this latest ArtistShare project you will join us in discovering three additional CDs
from the Live! recording at Bourbon St. in Toronto - 1975. I have been sharing wonderful moments on stage with these fine
musicians for many years and I am very much looking forward to sharing
them with you."
The Newport Jazz Festival®, founded by George Wein, is the most
celebrated jazz festival in the world. It has become a model for nearly
every other music festival since its inception in 1954. The Newport
Jazz Festival® respects and honors the jazz tradition, serves as a place
where the legends pass the torch to younger musicians to perpetuate the
art form, and presents the greatest jazz performers in the world
following the traditions of New Orleans, swing, bebop and modal music.
Now you can play an important role in perpetuating this legacy.
Get the Gala! CD now.
On Wednesday, September 12th we caught up with Bobby McFerrin as he joined Willie Nelson, Norah Jones, Herbie Hancock, Amos Lee, Dave Koz, Kurt Elling, Michael Cuscuna and Maxine Gordon in the latest ArtistShare project by Dan Ouellette - Bruce Lundvall, Playing by Ear. Bobby is a true original and one of the greatest vocalists of all time. Stay tuned for more details and the official project launch!