Noal Cohen's Jazz History Website
Other Jazz Web Sites of Interest
Discographies and Discographers:
General Resources and Directories:
- Crazeology's Bookmarks - Listings of biographies, discographies and much more by Lawrence Hancock.
- Bruce Crowther's Website - Jazz and other obsessions - CD reviews, interviews, stories.
- Directory of Jazz Societies - By the Smithsonian Institution.
- Michael Fitzgerald's Home Page - An amazing source of information and links to jazz resources on the internet.
- The Hard Bop Home Page - A site dedicated to the jazz style of the late 50's and early 60's.
- Jazz.com - Blog, interviews, encyclopedia, reviews, forums and more.
- Jazzhouse.org - The official website of the Jazz Journalists Association.
- Bob Keller's Jazz Page - A very comprehensive listing of jazz resources covering every perspective.
- Jazz Links by Peter Losin - Discography listings (Miles Davis) and more.
- Jazz Nights - A series of live jazz performances in Princeton, NJ in an intimate and acoustically excellent setting.
- Jazznote - Jazz solo transcription service.
- JazzProfessional.com by Ron Simmonds - Interviews, essays, photos, reviews, links and more.
- Jazz Quotations - The #1 resource on the web for quotes about Jazz!
- Jazzscript - A website devoted to jazz and the written word.
- The Jazz Session - Podcasts from Jason Crane.
- The Jazz Society of Pensacola - Pensacola, FL is Gigi Gryce's birthplace.
- QSP Music History of Jazz Page - A directory of music resources: Music drives our world!
- Jazz@Rochester - The Rochester, NY jazz blog.
- Sound Insights by Doug Payne - The CTI label, Gary McFarland, Oliver Nelson, Kai Winding and much more.
- Swingstreets - Guided New York City walking tours of special interest to music lovers, urban scholars, cultural historians and architecture buffs by Paul Blair.
Musicians, Educators, Festivals, Jazz Education:
- A Passion for Jazz - A valuable jazz education resource.
- Adam Brenner - All about saxophones, saxophone music and getting a saxophone instrument.
- Frank Basile - A wonderful baritone saxophonist based in New York City.
- Ed Bennett's Home Page - A great bass player located in Portland, OR.
- Michael Blake - Canadian born and Brooklyn, NY-based saxophonist who "embraces jazz history while challenging it head on."
- Boptism - CDs, books and charts for brass players by Rich Willey and Bob Bernotas.
- Chris Byars - A talented New York saxophonist, arranger and composer who leads several ensembles.
- Jazz Diplomacy - New York musicians serve as jazz ambassadors throughout the world.
- Casa Valdez Studios - The incredibly informative blog of alto saxophonist/educator David Valdez.
- Centrum's Port Townsend Jazz Workshop - John Clayton artistic director
- Ron Carter - One of the most influential and recorded bassists.
- The Charleston Jazz Initiative - Honoring and preserving the jazz heritage of Charleston, SC.
- Armen Donelian - A master pianist, composer, author and educator.
- Madeline Eastman Web Site - A wonderful San Francisco-based singer whom everyone should check out!
- Marilyn Harris - Singer, composer, arranger, songwriter.
- Jazz Lead Sheets from Second Floor Music (Don Sickler) - Lead sheets for songs from some of jazz' greatest composers; also materials for vocalists and drummers.
- Talib Kibwe (T.K. Blue) - saxophonist, flautist, composer, arranger, clinician, teacher.
- Brad Linde - Saxophonist and educator based in the Washington, DC metro area.
- Gap Mangione Online - Rochester's jazz icon.
- Mel Martin's Jazz and Saxophone Web Site - Bebop and Beyond and a lot more!
- Bob Mover - Extremely talented saxophonist deserving greater recognition.
- Jazz Port Townsend - Always great music in a beautiful setting on the Olympic Peninsula.
- The Real Book Listening Guide - Ofer Matan's resource linking tunes in the Real Book to free audio samples.
- Eric Reed - One of the top pianists on the scene today.
- Rhythmweb - A great source of information on drums and drummers by Eric Stuer.
- Sherri Roberts - Another great San Francisco vocalist.
- Rochester International Jazz Festival - Well into its first decade and always an interesting lineup.
- Veronika Rodriguez - Jazz standards sung the French way.
- Kendra Shank - "Kendra Shank is an original. A singer with a sound." --Abbey Lincoln
- Joan Stiles - Pianist, composer, arranger.
- Vermont Jazz Center - Located in Brattleboro, VT, the VJC offers classes and provides a venue for concerts and workshops.
- Paul Villepigue Website - By the great arranger's daughter, Desne Villepigue Ahlers.