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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:
- Pepper Adams Website by Gary Carner.
- 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.
- Jan Lundgren (Friends of) – Esteemed Swedish pianist.
- 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 established 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.