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AIRPLAY DIRECT & POWDERFINGER PROMOTIONS ARE PROUD TO ANNOUNCE THE WINNER OF THE “JAZZ RADIO PROMOTION CONTEST”. THE WINNER IS FRANK HERZBERG TRIO OF BRAZIL.

Posted on May 31, 2012

"There were a lot of great entries for the Jazz promotion contest, but Frank Herzberg's was a clear standout. We loved the original rhythmic melodies and the entire ensemble was outstanding." David Avery, President/Powderfinger Promotions

FRANK HERZBERG TRIO – “HANDMADE”

A large number of musicians are operating in the jazz orbit these days, but few of them possess the artistry, vision and sense of purpose of bassist Frank Herzberg. Handmade, the new release from the Frank Herzberg Trio is a showcase for their devilishly mercurial music and it has been turning quite a few heads. No less an authority on Brazilian music and jazz than the great Arnaldo DeSouteiro has hailed Handmade, calling it – “Arguably the best jazz album of the year”. Now, with the release of Handmade, music fans the world over will have the opportunity to hear this one-of-a-kind trio at the height of their powers.

“We are so happy with the response to our joint contest with Powderfinger Promotions on the WIN A JAZZ RADIO PROMOTION. The quality of the music and artists that entered the contest was exceptional. We had entries from several countries and with the winner from Brazil. AirPlay Direct is the global platform for radio and artists and this contest adds to that confirmation. Frank Herzberg Trio is an amazing group with a terrific new record that we believe all of our jazz station members will download and play it. I want to thank all of the artists who entered and this is only the first of many jazz contests to come. Michael Harnett, President/AirPlay Direct

About AirPlay Direct

AirPlay Direct is a web-based artist marketing, promotion and education platform that delivers premium digital services and is the leading secure digital file transfer system for the music industry. We give direct access to the primary target market of artists, musicians, labels, and radio stations of all musical genres. Currently AirPlay Direct provides digital delivery services to radio stations globally for over 33,000 artist and 462 record company members. AirPlay Direct has over 7,500 registered radio station members globally.

About Powderfinger Promotions

Since being founded in October 1994, Powderfinger has come to be regarded as a top indie radio promoter and publicity firm with ties across North America. Powderfinger has experienced success with radio promotion, publicity, and tour support via traditional and new media. We have relationships with over 600 College, AAA, Americana, Jazz, and Jam band stations across the U.S. and Canada, and hundreds of press contacts. Powderfinger was also voted the College Radio Promoter of the Year for 2007 & 2008 at the New Music Awards. We also promoted the #1 Jazz Albums of the year at CMJ for 2006, 2007 and 2008.

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