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    WBGO Events Calendar  This is New Jersey's great contribution to the New York/New Jersey jazz scene:  an updated schedule that features dozens of tri-state area jazz events -- both large and small.




Taking small groups off the beaten path
into Harlem Jazz Clubs for almost 20 years


Best Jazz Photos

Miles Davis, The Troubadour, West Hollywood, California, 1975
copyright: Paul Slaughter

All About Jazz -- Fast becoming the world's one-stop spot on the web for all that's jazz.  They spend a great deal of time and energy on updating their content and visual format for ease of navigation.  Now expanding into print media in selected cities (including NYC).  Great site for true jazz fans.  

NYC Music Schools

Juilliard: (
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Manhattan School of Music:
New School Jazz and Contemporary Music Program: (
York College CUNY: offers  a BA in music and has a very active student ensemble called the Jazz Workshop  They are in the process of expanding their program

WBGO FM -- Newark's non-commercial jazz radio for the New York metropolitan area.  If you're visiting the city and enthralled with jazz, WBGO should be your soundtrack.  The local population has made them the country's premier jazz station.  Internet radio streaming available.  


Barry Harris Jazz Workshops:
If you are serious about improving your jazz skills, the illustrious Barry Harris is New York's long standing answer.  Workshops are Tuesdays and Saturdays.


Jazz listings organized by Randy Hunter

Duke Ellington Society
The Duke Ellington Society (TDES, Inc.) celebrates the music and life of composer, bandleader and pianist Duke Ellington, to develop an appreciation and understanding of his music among all people.

  Hear Them Speak
Mel Martin's fantastic page of historic and contemporary interviews and articles, including Lester Young interview by Ralph Gleason on Real Audio
INTERNATIONAL WOMEN IN JAZZ, INC (IWJ) The mission of International Women in Jazz is to foster wider recognition of women jazz artists and related professionals. Our goal is to create equal opportunity for women in the jazz community by undertaking advocacy efforts and by providing programs and activities that offer information, assistance, support, and opportunity for professional development to our membership.  

JazzHouse: Last Posts by Kenny Mathieson
The best jazz obituaries on the web!


Downbeat Magazine: The venerable US jazz magazine

Jazz Record Center
236 W. 26th St., 8th floor between 7th & 8th Ave. New York NY
(212) 675-4480

Jazz Foundation of America

Helps jazz musicians in need.

Cabaret Hotline
.  News and information on New York and the world of Cabaret.  Equally useful for performers and fans.

Visualize Fusion on the net

Jazz Singers
This is a major resource for serious vocalists and their fans.  You can post a gig, find an open jam, or read about some your favorite singers and find a link to their website. 

Underground Jazz NYC

New York City Underground Jazz Pinterest


Swing Dancers
need to check out:

flavorpill NYC is a free, weekly email covering arts, music, and cultural events in New York City. All events listed on all flavorpill mailers are there because they are worthwhile no money is accepted from venues, promoters, or artists.  This site is not all about jazz but they have the best ears in town when it comes to suggesting worthwhile shows.  


Jazz Research made easy:

  An online jazz record shop in the UK called The Bebop Shop. Specialises in swing, bebop, hard bop and classic modern jazz recordings on CD.
Jazz Corner: Great for finding artists' links and club dates.  

"A celebration of Jazz... featuring the "Founding Fathers"; the current 'Keepers of the Flame'; and everyone in between."

The Squid's Ear
Signal to Noise online.
"a NYC music magazine covering improvisational, avant, and experimental music from around the world, aiming deep into the conch shell of your cochlea to tickle your tinnitus."

Blue Plate Radio

Jazz standards internet radio:

Nancy Barell's
"Jazz Spotlight On Sinatra"


Philly Jazz





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