Launch Equity Acquires MakeMusic

Launch Equity Acquires MakeMusic:

Today, MakeMusic announced that Launch Equity will purchase the company.  You can read MakeMusic’s press release here.   Launch Equity proposed the buyout last July (July 15, 2012), with the intent of taking the company private and then investing money into the company for a new CEO as well as updating software (particularly Finale’s base code).

(Via Technology in Music Education)

This is great news considering Avid is falling off a cliff and the development team of Sibelius was sacked and have started a new project with Steinberg.

However, this did crop up. Seems everyone isn’t happy about this

Olympic Themes by John Williams

John Williams is arguably one of the greatest composers. He has penned FOUR olympic themes, and you hear them all the time on the Olympic coverage. Enjoy!

1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles

  Olympic Fanfare and Theme by John Williams (99.5 KiB, 45 hits)
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1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul Korea

  The Olympic Spirit by John Williams (80.0 KiB, 15 hits)
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1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta

  Summon The Heroes by John Williams (90.6 KiB, 13 hits)
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2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City

  Call Of The Champions by John Williams (104.7 KiB, 23 hits)
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Classic Jazz Music Stations – USA

Came across this. There are several streaming radio stations that do jazz. Good stuff. Click the source link for more stations.

Classic Jazz Music Stations – USA:

Here are around 30 of the best full time Classic Jazz” radio stations in the USA. They are broadcasting “live” from various locales across the country.  All these stations have been very carefully selected based the on quantity and quality of the jazz they play.   Just click on the station’s name and it you will go directly to the music.  Enjoy… 

 
 
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(Via Jazz Radio Online)

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