Have you heard of Twitter, the free social networking site? Like blogging, Twitter lets you write messages that other people can read. But unlike blogging, Twitter limits your messages to 140 characters. It�s a self-described micro-blogging service that allows its users to send and read other users' updates, which are known as �tweets.�
Smooth jazz saxophonist Kirk Whalum, who already posts a blog on his website, has now opened a Twitter account and is calling on his fans to do the same. So now you can join Whalum as he "tweets" about jazz, his travels, current projects and even random ideas. You can create your own Twitter profile along with Whalum and share quick messages about your day-to-day experiences. It can also a great way for music students to follow the course of a professional jazz musician.
For more information, go to twitter.com/kirkwhalum.
Whalum's latest project is Promises Made, an all-star benefit album by The Millennium Promise Jazz Project Featuring Kirk Whalum.