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If you put JAZZ into a search engine (and delete the references to basketball teams), you'll come up with maybe 200 million hits. That's enough to scare away even the most avid Jazz fan. We've listed below some generally useful sites, broken into broad categories. Each site has many links that lead you deeper into the subject (or maybe further away). If you've got suggestions for the list, please let me know; maybe we'll add them. These are in no particular order. (These links were active at the time of entry, but the web is a volatile place. If you find that any of these links no longer work, please let us know, and we'll either update or delete them. Thank you.)

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History and general discussions (in no particular order)

The Ken Burns film

Dispensational Jazzology

History of Jazz

Jazz.com

JazzCorner 

The Styles of Jazz

The Jazz Advocate

History of Jazz (found by a young student)

Jazz Education: A Timeline (suggested by Nicole H., an elementary school student from NYC)

How Does Smoking Affect Musicians?

A Great Day in Harlem

A Great Day in Albany

JazzPromo

All About Jazz

Red Hot Jazz Archive

America's Jazz Heritage

The Louisiana State Museum Jazz Collection

Detroit and the Jazz Boom: 1917-1940

Jazz World Database for those in the business of jazz

Jazz History On-line

An interesting site dedicated to the great big-bands

Historical Persepctive on Jazz by Gunther Schuller

Jazz Professional - Interviews, profiles, and all kinds of other good stuff

Jazzsight profiles, interviews, etc.

Jazz is Art/Art is Jazz - An interesting site from Australia

Jazz Lives - An interesting jazz blog with lots of links

Where to find jazz activities in other areas, especially NYC

VocalTraditions.com for a wide variety of information

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Jazz festivals

Festivals in the Northeast

A link to find Jazz festivals around the world

And a link for all sorts of festivals

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Selected Bands & Living musicians (mostly local)

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Dead musicians

Oscar Aleman (The Argentinean guitarist you never heard of)

Louis Armstrong Bio #1   Bio #2   Bio #3

Bix Beiderbecke

Nick Brignola

The Dukes of Dixieland

Ella Fitzgerald

Gene Krupa

"Jelly Roll" Morton

Fats Waller

Bios of deceased musicians

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Places to buy Jazz stuff

The Jazz Store

Jazz Heritage Society

ejazzlines

Dixieland Jazz Mail List

Jazzman Records

Jazzbeat.org Jazz education material, jazz lessons, jazz CD’s and DVD’s, and jazz related merchandise

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Jazz Humor

Swing Era & modern colloquialisms

Music Jokes

More music jokes

And yet more...

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Organizations & Publications

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Jazz Radio Stations with streaming music - where to hear Jazz on-line

WAMC

KLON

KAZU

OKOM (Our Kind Of Music)

WBGO

Barbara Kaiser's "Jazz & ..."

Live365 wide selection of all styles

www.jazzradio.com 17 different jazz channels

Nancy Barell "Jazz Spotlight On Sinatra"

AccuJazz.com Many listening choices

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Local links and Miscellaneous

Swingtime Jazz Society

albanyjazz.com

Albany Jazz Co-operative

Jazz/Latino, Inc

VocalTraditions.com

Song list with composer, date and key

Jazz Clubs around the World

Jazz Valley - an interesting French site (in English)

An interesting site with many good links

Not specifically a jazz link, but covers the Albany arts scene in general

Keep Swinging - an interesting site from The Netherlands

Jazz Professional - Interviews, profiles, and all kinds of other good stuff

The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music

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