The purpose of our Links Section is to provide our visitors with some additional sources of information on Jazz related subjects. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of connections, but instead gives a variety of interesting sources which the visitor can use to travel through the many varied parts of this medium. The list is not intended to be comprehensive, but rather it is intended to show the variety of sites available for review.

We have divided the list into general areas depending on which areas of Jazz and Swing might satisfy your further study. Some of the sites listed involve a registration or fee for in-depth participation.

PEOPLE, GROUPS AND SONGS:

Many musicians and musical groups have their own web sites. A quick search through Google, Yahoo and/or You Tube/Music will bring up direct connections and sample performances. A few of typical sites are:

Jim Cullum’s Landing
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Charlie Christian
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Duke Ellington
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Marsalis Berklee
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Thelonious Monk
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RESEARCH AND COLLECTIONS

Smithsonian Institution
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The Mississippi Rag
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Mississippi State University (includes sheet music)
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Indiana University (includes sheet music)
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Lester S. Levy Collection, Johns Hopkins University
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University of North Texas Jazz Research Portal
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Rutgers University Institute of Jazz Studies
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Library of Congress Performing Arts Encyclopedia (links to Jazz and Jazz Band collections at the Library)
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ENCYCLOPEDIAS:

Encyclopedia of Music in Canada (link to Jazz Ensembles)
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Encyclopedia of Jazz Musicians
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Library of Congress Photos from Golden Age of Jazz
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Big Bands Database Plus
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Rhythm Web
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Librarians’ Internet Index (over 70 recommended sites on all aspects of jazz)
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JAZZ HISTORY:

Jazz Standards
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A Passion for Jazz
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Jazz a film by Ken Burns (includes biographies and more)
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MAGAZINES:

Online site for Downbeat magazine
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All About Jazz online magazine
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JAZZ CAMPS AND TRAINING:

Jazz@Centrum Workshop(Pacific Norwest)
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University of Washington Workshop (Pacific Northwest)
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Earshot Jazz Workshops, Artists in Residence and more (Pacific Northwest)
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Jazz Camp West (Northern California)
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Stanford University Jazz Workshop (Northern California)
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Sierra Jazz Society Jazz Camp (Northern California)
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SOURCES FOR BOOKS, CD’S, DVD’S, SHEET MUSIC AND FAKE BOOKS:

Marina Music Service (Jazz music & selected links)
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eJazz Lines (Jazz music; good for educators)
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J. W. Pepper (All types of music)
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Amazon.com (All types of materials)
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JAZZ FOR KIDS:

Jazz site at PBS
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BIG BANDS:

Glenn Miller Birthplace Society
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LEARNING TO PLAY:

Jamey Aebersold Jazz (wide variety of materials)
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LISTENING TO JAZZ:

KPLU radio station at Pacific Lutheran University (Jazz Music and NPR)
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ART ORGANIZATIONS

The Jazz Project
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We welcome suggestions about other sites which may be of interest to our visitors, but please understand that we must restrict these lists to a manageable number. Also, please let us know if a particular site is no longer available.