You 'get' Jazz, y'all? Know what jazz is? The ultimate free. Never the same twice, even played off of charts, because it's that player, that moment. It's a mainline from soul to soul, from the cats playin' to y'all. A swingin' wild trip to the real on a crashing wave of notes. Some cats who've played it gone insane finding the edge of that real.
Pop is for drinkin'. Bubblegum is for chewin.'
|Albums (Alphabetical)||Songs (Alphabetical)|
|Artists A to Z|
The ensemble is the heart of the music. Catch its beat, from Dixieland to Birdland...
|Jazz Combos and Jazz Bands||Big Bands|
Composers and Arrangers
What is not improvised is written. Meet the great composers, lyricists, and arrangers of jazz by clicking on a selection below:
Who Gets the Music into Stores, and on the Stage?
Jazz is a business. Meet the famous producers, historic record labels, promoters and the famous clubs that launched the music and keep it growing today.
|The Producers||The Labels||The Promoters|
The history of Jazz is rich and deep. If you want to find stories about histories of the instrument, who was born or died in a particular year, check out these pages!
Right now we're putting together the true of Jazz, and there are lots of cats we need to represent. Love Jazz? Know Jazz? Carry a section, or help fill in the pictures, YouTube videos, or just add the basic stuff about an artist (We'll do the rest). Watch this video, then go! If you want to help with a bunch of pages, click on the link below.
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