The links below will take you to even more sites about Jazz. Remember to CITE your sites as you research. DO NOT wait until the end to collect citations for your Works Cited page.
The Red Hot Jazz ArchiveThis jazz archive primarily focuses on music before 1930 and features artists like Benny Goodman, Coleman Hawkins, Gene Krupa, and Bessie Smith. Contents include artist biographies, audio files, video files and essays like "Billie Holiday’s Small Band Recordings of 1935-1939" and "The Young Sidney Bechet".
Smithsonian JazzLesson resources for teaching jazz, from the Smithsonian Institute. Includes handouts and lesson plans, as well as jazz recording and oral histories from famous jazz musicians.
The Jazz Review Everything you want to know about jazz, including reviews, biographies, photos, news, history, jazz radio stations, NetRadio jazz broadcasts, concerts, and a free monthly e-mail newsletter.
DownbeatOn-line version of one of the most venerable and trusted publications in jazz. Contains articles from the print version, features, record reviews and audio downloads.
All About Jazz This comprehensive site includes jazz news, reviews, festivals, interviews, audio downloads, photos, and biographies of over 3600 jazz musicians.
William P. Gottlieb: Photographs from the Golden Age of Jazz"The William P. Gottlieb Collection, comprising over sixteen hundred photographs of celebrated jazz artists, documents the jazz scene from 1938 to 1948, primarily in New York City and Washington, D.C. This online collection presents Gottlieb's photographs, annotated contact prints, selected published prints, and related articles from Down Beat magazine."
Jazz Composers CollectiveThe Jazz Composers Collective is a musician-run, nonprofit organization that provides a forum for musician and and composers re: the development of new music. They also present concerts and publish a newsletter. The home page provides access to other jazz links, history, composers in residence, newsletters, press releases, projects and response forms.
A Great Day in Harlem
"Explore jazz history through one photograph" of 57 jazz musicians taken in Harlem in August 1958. Site includes a timeline on jazz history and biographies of jazz musicians browsable by artist, musical style, or instrument.
WNUR-FM JazzWebJazz related information, including a hyper-map history of jazz, biographies, and upcoming live performances.