Filmography, band listings, discographies, essays, and musician profiles related to the history of jazz before 1930.
History & Research
NEA Jazz in the Schools is a web-based curriculum and DVD toolkit that explores jazz as an indigenous American art form and as a means to understand American history.
Jazz history site by music researcher and writer Michael Fitzgerald. Includes research/scholarship/writing on Art Blakely, jazz and film scores,Jazz Magazine annotated index (1976-1980), jazz on the internet, Lenox School of Jazz, the Hard Bop mailing list, and access to discographical information.
The Louis Armstrong House is a national historic landmark in New York City landmark that holds archival works related to the career of Louis Armstrong; serves as a reference source for information about Louis Armstrong; and presents public programs, such as concerts and lectures, that preserve and promote the cultural legacy of Louis Armstrong. Funding for the Louis Armstrong House Museum is provided by the Louis Armstrong Educational Foundation.
The Library of Congress' digital collection of sheet music, recordings, video, essays, biographies, and more about ragtime.
Swing dancer Sonny Watson's Web site includes a dance history archive, instructional videos, and a discussion board.
Early jazz history Web site by jazz enthusiast, writer, and radio producer Tom Morgan.
Primary resources and previously unpublished documents on ragtime, blues, hot piano, and Monrovia studio sound. Includes work by researchers Laurie Wright, Prof. Lawrence Gushee, Roger Richard, Prof. James Dapogny, Mike Montgomery, Dr. Robert Pinsker, Prof. Alan Wallace, Dr. Philip Pastras, Michael Hill, Peter Hanley, Dr. Edward Berlin, Floyd Levin, Millie Gaddini, Butch Thompson, Karl Ellison, Ate van Delden and Mike Meddings.