Maxim Micheliov started â€œdesign for musicâ€ initiative back in 2005 looking to combine professional occupation with his passion for jazz music. Since April 2011, Maxim is a part of All About Jazz team and webmaster at design4music.org. He is also a freelance music journalist and a part of the independent label NoBusiness records.
Design4music came out of my desire to do something meaningful as a professional in web design trade. It is a tiny step towards making the world a better place, where great music is treated with respect and attention. I work hard to create an appropriate web presentation for artists and their works.
You can read more in a profile interview â€œMax Makes It Happenâ€
I built the first music website for Trio X. This outstanding ensemble visited Vilnius for a single concert in 2005. My friends arrange concerts and run an independent jazz label NoBusiness records. Joe McPhee, Dominic Duval and Jay Rosen were our guests. Our acquaintance resulted in 3 websites for Trio X, Joe McPhee and Dominic Duval.
Soon I made a few more websites.
In April 2011, I made a significant career step - left my job in order to be fully involved with music projects. It became possible when Michael Ricci of AllAboutJazz.com offered me a position as a front-end developer and tech strategist at AAJ. I have launched over 80 websites for musicians, labels and cultural organizations.
design4music is ready for new challenges!