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.

Jazz Roots & Early Jazz
Early jazz musicians, pictures (1895-1920), Cotton Club, Jazz books, links. Excellent web site.

The Mississippi Rag
The worlds foremost newspaper covering vintage jazz and ragtime.

Golden Age of Jazz

Chicago`s South Side Jazz Clubs,ca. 1915-40`s

Chicago Jazz Archive

Louis Armstrong online
Archive, biography, books, FAQ`s, recordings

Map of Jazz Styles

Tulane`s center for Jazz research

Explore jazz history through one photograph

Jerry Jazz Musician
It celebrates the culture of jazz and 20th Century Americana.

San Francisco Traditional Jazz Foundation
Created in 1981, the Foundation helps foster live, high quality traditional jazz, regionally and worldwide.

Jazz for Kids

History of Jazz

Jazz Review Web Site

NPR Jazz Where Jazz Lives!

Bix Bederbecke Resources

Bunk Johnson homepage offers a biography plus a complete discography

Classic Jazz Guitar Web Site

International Association of Jazz Record Collectors

The classic jazz and blues lyrics page

Big Bands Database

Swinging Down The Lane
dedicated to keeping the big band sound alive and well.

Jazzology Records

Kings Jazz Revue
A voice for New Orleans, Dixieland and Traditional jazz in the UK.

The American Rag

Traditional Jazz, bands, festivals and links in USA.

Schomburg Center NY
For Research in Black Culture NY

The African-American Mosaic
A Library of Congress Resource Guide for the Study of Black History and Culture.

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.