SOURCE: This Week, LLC

This Week, LLC

December 18, 2014 13:15 ET

Leading Music Journalist Dan Ouellette Joins ZEALnyc as Contemporary Jazz Critic

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - Dec 18, 2014) - City media firm This Week, LLC is pleased to announce that its New York City arts and entertainment property ZEALnyc has been joined by Dan Ouellette, a leading voice in contemporary jazz journalism. Mr. Ouellette, a long-time music critic and journalist, is the author of The Volkswagen Bug Book: A Celebration of Beetle Culture; Ron Carter: Finding the Right Notes, and Bruce Lundvall: Playing by Ear. He has written for numerous publications including DownBeat, Billboard, Stereophile, The New Yorker, and Rolling Stone. Mr. Ouellette takes on editorial responsibility for ZEALnyc jazz event listings, New York City jazz performance reviews, and brings his famous weekly Jazz Notes column to ZEALnyc. 

"Jazz is the pulse of New York City. Here, the rhythms and melodies don't sleep, whether it's mainstream in the marquee clubs like the Blue Note or the Village Vanguard or in outlandishly explorative spaces like ShapeShifter Lab or The Stone," says Mr. Ouellette. "I'm amazed by all that's happening every night of the week, and ZEALnyc provides a valuable road map to dive into the music that you probably never knew existed."

"No city in the world has the musical richness of New York, and the NYC jazz scene is probably the most diverse and interesting of any," say ZEALnyc Editor In Chief Mark McLaren. "We at ZEALnyc are thrilled to welcome to our team Dan Ouellette, a seasoned music and jazz journalist, to guide our visitors through the fantastic jazz available to us. With Dan on our team, ZEALnyc visitors will find, week after week, the best jazz that New York City has to offer and the best commentary available on New York's world-leading jazz scene." 

Mr. Ouellette joins ZEALnyc editors Dan Kupfer (Pop Music), Classical Music editor Roger Wallace, Sports editor Max Prinz, and Senior Editor of Film, Thelma Adams.

Follow Mr. Ouellette on Twitter: @ZealNYCJazz

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