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Jazz Education | Jazz Interviews | Jazz Artists
Jazz/Dance ("visual jazz") | Jazz Books (Previews) | Jazz Cruises


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Hear/Watch Jazz on the Web
Jazz In Connecticut -- The Early Years

Jazz Education
All About Jazz: History of Jazz Time Line
America's Jazz Heritage (Smithsonian Institution)
The Artists Collective (Hartford, CT)
The Banff International Workshop in Jazz and Creative Music
Berklee College of Music (Boston)
Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame
Big Bands Database Plus
Center for Creative Youth at Wesleyan University
The Center for Improvisational Music (Brooklyn, NY)
Center for Jazz Studies (Columbia University)
Classic Jazz Videos (courtesy of YouTube)
Connecticut Music Educators Association
Down Beat's Jazz 101: A Guide to the Music
The Duke Ellington Society
Betty Carter’s Jazz Ahead (The Kennedy Center)
International Association of Schools of Jazz
Jazz at Saint Peter's Church (New York City)

Jazz On Film and Video in the Library of Congress (1993)
Greater Hartford Academy of the Arts (Hartford, CT)
Hall High School Jazz Program (West Hartford, CT)
Hartford Conservatory
A History of Jazz Before 1930
International Association for Jazz Education
The Jackie McLean Institite of Jazz (The Hartt School) (Hartford, CT)
Jazz and the Blues - Documentaries and Performance (Butler Media Center, Columbia University)
Jazz Appreciation Month - April (Smithsonian Institution)
Jazz Archives and Collections (worldwide)
Jazz at Lincoln Center
Jazz Education Journal (International Association of Jazz Educators)
A Jazz Improvisation Primer (Marc Sabatella)
Jazz in America: The National Curriculum (Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz)
Jazz on the Screen: A Jazz and Blues Filmography by David Meeker (Library of Congress)
Jazz on the Screen (searchable filmography) (Library of Congress)
Jazz Radio Stations Online
The Institute of Jazz Studies' Jazz Research Guide
Jazz Studies Online (Center for Jazz Studies, Columbia University)
The Jazz Web (Northwestern University)
Jazz Video Library (YouTube)
Jazz Video Podcasts (free)
Jazz Videos (AllAboutJazz)
Jazz Videos: Top 100 (All Time)
Juilliard Institute for Jazz Studies
Legends of Jazz Classroom
Litchfield Jazz Camp
Live at the Village Vanguard
Looking at Jazz, America's Art Form
Manhattan School of Music (New York City)
Music Education New York - A Jazz Ensemble Performer, Composer and Contemporary Jazz Music Program
National Association for Music Education
NEA Jazz in the Schools Curriculum
The New England Conservatory of Music (Boston)
New Haven Improvisers Collective
The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music (New York City)
New York City Jazz Clubs
NPR Jazz
Purchase College (State University of New York)
Smithsonian Jazz
The Stanford Jazz Workshop (Stanford, CA)
The Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz (Washington, DC)
Traditional Jazz Educators Network
USC Thornton School of Music - Jazz Studies (Los Angeles, CA)
Wesleyan University (Middletown, CT)
What is Jazz? (4 lectures by Dr. Billy Taylor)

Jazz Interviews
About.com
All About Jazz (400+)
BBC Radio Jazz Interviews
John Coltrane Interview (1960)
Jazz Oral History Project Interviews (excerpts) (Institute of Jazz Studies)
Jazz Profiles (NPR)
Jazz Transcripts (PBS)
Marian McPartland's Piano Jazz and Archive (NPR)
WBGO Jazz Interviews


Jazz Artists
All Music Guide (enter name of artist in search screen)
Basic Jazz Record Library (NPR)
Biographies (NPR)

Down Beat's Directory of Artists
William P. Gottlieb Collection of Photographs
InterJazz: The Internet Jazz Plaza
Interviews (Transcripts) (NPR)
Jazz Corner
Jazz Discography Project
Jazz Profiles from NPR (Nancy Wilson)
The Jazz Web (Northwestern University)
Marian McPartland's Piano Jazz
NPR Jazz


Jazz/Dance ("visual jazz")
Vision Collaboration Festival - Video 1/2/3
Encounter I -Vision Collaborations Festival - 2010
Encounter II -Vision Collaborations Festival - 2010
Encounter III-Vision Collaborations Festival - 2010
Encounter IV Vision Collaborations Festival - 2010
Sketch - Vision Collaborations Festival - 2010
Descending Ordre - Vision Collaborations Festival - 2010
Vision Festival XIV (video)
Patricia Nicholson Parker (excerpts)


Jazz Books (Previews)

A Power Stronger Than Itself: The AACM and American Experimental Music by George Lewis
Alive at the Village Vanguard: My Life In and Out of Jazz Time by Lorraine Gordon
American Music Is by Nat Hentoff
Cafe Society: The Wrong Place for the Right People by Barney Josephson with Terry Trilling-Josephson
Collected Works: A Journal of Jazz, 1954 - 2001 by Whitney Balliett
Coltrane: The Story of a Sound by Ben Ratliff
Good Morning Blues: The Autobiography of Count Basie
Hear Me Talkin' To Ya: The Story of Jazz As Told by the Men Who Made It by Nat Shapiro and Nat Hentoff
Jazz Notes: Interviews Across the Generations by Sanford Josephson
Kind of Blue: The Making of the Miles Davis Masterpiece by Ashley Kahn
Miles, the Autobiography by Miles Davis, Quincy Troupe
Music Is My Mistress by Duke Ellington
Northern Sun, Southern Moon: Europe's Reinvention of Jazz by Mike Heffley
Satchmo: The Genius of Louis Armstrong by Gary Giddins
Stormy Weather: The Life of Lena Horne by James Gavin
The Swing Era: The Development of Jazz, 1930 - 1945 by Gunther Schuller
Thelonious Monk: The Life and Times of an American Original by Robin D. G. Kelley
To Be, Or Not . . . to Bop by Dizzy Gillespie, Al Fraser
Visions of Jazz: The First Century by Gary Giddins
Weatherbird: Jazz at the Dawn of its Second Century by Gary Giddins

Jazz Cruises
HJS Jazz Cruise Photos - 2002 and 2003
The Jazz Cruise 2006 (Jazz Times Travel)