ALL ABOUT JAZZ: This is a tremendous site for everything jazz. They have a search facility that allows you to search for jazz Foundations/Associations, Societies, Festivals, Musicians, Schools, Record stores, Print Publications, Web Resources, and more by City and State. There are numerous articles on all types of jazz topics, profiles and interviews, you can “talk jazz” on their bulletin board, check out their photo gallery, and explore their Global Jazz resources. And, of course, you can subscribe to their AAJ Email newsletter.
ALLMUSIC.COM: This is THE website for ALL things related to commercially available music. You can search on artists, albums, songs, or Classical works. You can then compile lists such as all the albums that a particular artist or song appears on. You can even find lyrics to songs. Also included are New Releases, Editors’ Choice, Music Videos, Writers’ Bloc, and Top Searches areas to peruse and keep abreast of the latest. Sister sites you might want to also check out are allmovie.com.
ZACH BROCK: Official site of violinist and long time JAF member and son of JAF’s attorney, Dan Brock. Site includes bios, upcoming performances, CD releases, sound bytes, and much more.
HEADS UP INTERNATIONAL: Home of the “Enhanced CD”, this independant label’s site is a must see. Includes an on-line catalog and ordering vehicle, a listing of all their artist’s releases, concert calendar, artists bios, feature video, artist’s bios, contests, CD Samplers, e-cards, and so much more.
JAZZ & BLUES FLORIDA: Provides a monthly online edition of Jazz & Blues Florida which features upcoming performers, links to jazz & blues societies, listings of hundreds of live performances across the state, relevant photo and video showcases.
JAZZFUSION.TV: This site contains a collection of the Web’s largest open-access source for non-commercial, vintage Jazz Fusion audio and video recordings. These recordings include some rare, vintage audio from some of jazz fusion’s most influential artists. You’ll also find audio from other live music projects, plus a compilation of videos.
JAZZ ON THE TUBE: The internet’s jazz video search engine. You can subscribe and receive a new jazz video every day for free.
mcg (MANCHESTER CRAFTSMEN’S GUILD) jazz: This site offers new release information, concert dates and ticket purchasing options for their Pittsburg, PA venue, the MCJ Jazz store for purchasing CDs, an interesting history of mcg Jazz, can sign up for their E-newsletter, you can listen to musical selections by their artists, and lots more.
GREAT SCOTT P.R.ODUCTIONS: Be sure to read the very interesting “About gsp”, click on each artist’s name and catch up on their latest releases and bios, or click on one of their various project’s titles for more information on them. Rick Scott represents some very talented, and well-known artists so surely you will enjoy learning more about them on this site.
SMITHSONIAN JAZZ: A wonderfully comprehensive site with links to jazz societies throughout the nation, jazz programs, a mixed media search engine, monthly email newsletter, jazz happenings throughout the nation, and an area specfically dedicated to Jazz Appreciation Month (JAM), celebrated each year.
TENACIOUS RECORDS: Drummer extraordinaire, Alphonse Mouzon’s label home page with bios, photos, reviews, sound bytes, booking/touring info, video clips, CD catalog and lots of interesting information.