Links to Trad & Classic Jazz

The Redhot Jazz Archive
A History of Jazz before 1930
Information, bands, films, essays, musicians, sound clips. Excellent web site.
http://www.redhotjazz.com/index.htm

Jazz Roots & Early Jazz
Early jazz musicians, pictures (1895-1920), Cotton Club, Jazz books, links. Excellent web site.
http://www.jass.com

The Mississippi Rag
The worlds foremost newspaper covering vintage jazz and ragtime.
http://www.mississippirag.com

Golden Age of Jazz
http://www.jazzphotos.com

Chicago`s South Side Jazz Clubs,ca. 1915-40`s
http://www.lib.uchicago.edu/e/su/cja/jazzmaps/ctlframe.htm

Chicago Jazz Archive
http://www.lib.uchicago.edu/e/su/cja/index.html

Satchmo
Louis Armstrong online
Archive, biography, books, FAQ`s, recordings
http://www.satchmo.net

Map of Jazz Styles
http://www.wnur.org/jazz/styles

Tulane`s center for Jazz research
http://www.tulane.edu/~lmiller/JazzHome.html

Explore jazz history through one photograph
http://www.harlem.org/index.html

Jerry Jazz Musician
It celebrates the culture of jazz and 20th Century Americana.
http://www.jerryjazzmusician.com

San Francisco Traditional Jazz Foundation
Created in 1981, the Foundation helps foster live, high quality traditional jazz, regionally and worldwide.
http://www.sftradjazz.org

Jazz for Kids
http://www.pbs.org/jazz/kids

History of Jazz
http://www.jazzinamerica.org/jrl.asp

Jazz Review Web Site
http://www.52ndstreet.com

NPR Jazz Where Jazz Lives!
http://www.nprjazz.org

Bix Bederbecke Resources
http://ms.cc.sunysb.edu/~alhaim/index.html

Bunk Johnson homepage offers a biography plus a complete discography
http://www.weijts.scarlet.nl/bj.htm

Classic Jazz Guitar Web Site
http://www.classicjazzguitar.com/index.jsp

International Association of Jazz Record Collectors
http://www.geocities.com/iajrc/index.htm

The classic jazz and blues lyrics page
http://www.heptune.com/lyrics.html

Big Bands Database
http://nfo.net/index.html

Swinging Down The Lane
dedicated to keeping the big band sound alive and well.
http://www.bigband-era.com

Jazzology Records
http://www.jazzology.com

Kings Jazz Revue
A voice for New Orleans, Dixieland and Traditional jazz in the UK.
http://ds.dial.pipex.com/jazzitoria

The American Rag
http://www.americanrag.com

Dixiejazz
Traditional Jazz, bands, festivals and links in USA.
http://www.dixiejazz.com/dixie.html

Schomburg Center NY
For Research in Black Culture NY
http://www.nypl.org/research/sc/sc.html

The African-American Mosaic
A Library of Congress Resource Guide for the Study of Black History and Culture.
http://lcweb.loc.gov/exhibits/african/intro.html

Smithsonian Institution
America`s Jazz Heritage is a ten-year initiative to research, preserve, and present the history of jazz through exhibitions, performances, recordings, radio, publications, and educational programs at the Smithsonian and across the nation.
http://www.si.edu/ajazzh