EZH // Tina Edwards

Jazz the way you want it
Created 04 Sep 2020
  • Wrapping up Volume One of the EZH newsletter
    08 Apr 2021 • 2 min read • 2 2
    Dear readers, The EZH newsletter is taking a break but stay subscribed; it will be back later this year. In the previous newsletter, I told you to expect details about an upcoming paid subscription ve...
  • Part Two: Women on the Syllabus
    18 Mar 2021 • 9 min read
    Change is coming; In April, EZH will be expanding its community with additional features for paying members - and there’s a limited time discount up for grabs. Subscribe now to get dibs on the discoun...
  • Should there be more women on the syllabus?
    04 Mar 2021 • 4 min read
    Subscribe now I asked Twitter a question recently: Tina Edwards @tinaedwardsdj Anyone with experience of Jazz conservatoires please tell me: for what percentage of the syllabus did you learn about the...
  • Genre really is dead - Gen Z killed it
    18 Feb 2021 • 2 min read • 2 0
    I have to give props to the brilliant Water & Music newsletter that I received this morning, which refers to this stat: 97% of Gen Z girls and women listen to at least five genres on the regs (Sweety ...
  • Now, there's a tax on live streaming
    28 Jan 2021 • 3 min read • 1 0
    Live streams have been a small yet valuable source of income during the pandemic - which means that the new licensing fee introduced by PRS comes as a huge blow. Music creators, venues and promoters w...
  • We need to stop ranking albums
    14 Jan 2021 • 6 min read • 2 6
    If 2020 reminded us of anything, it’s that we don’t all experience one thing the same way - and that’s true of music. So is it any surprise that ranked ‘end of year’ lists are beginning to feel unsavo...
  • There’s no such thing as selling out
    17 Dec 2020 • 7 min read • 4 0
    There’s no such thing as selling out. Recently, I had a conversation with a musician that had a lasting impression on me. He said that if Jazz is to survive, then we should be saying yes those brand d...
  • How can streaming platforms be better for artists?
    04 Dec 2020 • < 1 min read • 8 22
    Do you have an opinion on how Spotify, Apple Music et al can better contribute to musicians? I’ll be online responding to your comments for the next hour or so. Seen this too late? Read the thread to ...
  • It's time for streaming giants to listen up
    03 Dec 2020 • 4 min read • 1 0
    The last two weeks have been news heavy. The nominations in Jazz categories between the MOBOs and Grammys are at wildly opposite ends of the Jazz spectrum, representing just how far the UK have adapte...
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