The mission of The Society for American Music is to stimulate the appreciation, performance, creation and study of American music in all its diversity, and the full range of activities and institutions associated with that music. Web site offers a listserv, a student forum, and information about conferences, awards, and publications (Journal of the Society of American Music, SAM Newsletter).
Associations clubs & societies
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 Kansas City Jazz Ambassadors, Inc. is a nonprofit, all-volunteer jazz support organization, dedicated to preserving the rich heritage of Kansas City jazz and developing and promoting the current Kansas City jazz scene. Web site provides information about events, festivals, and concerts; information for volunteers; a newsletter; and material from Jazz Ambassadors Magazine (JAM).
A community-supported guide to jazz events, jazz musicians, and jazz venues in southern California.
Focuses on jazz in Chicago, with concert and event information, news, and information about the Institute's high school education programs.
Boston jazz events calendar and news.
An arts organization producing and educating on jazz, with an emphasis on the Columbus, OH area.
An all-around resource on Kansas City, based on the city's historic contribution to jazz and current jazz community.
The Charleston Jazz Initiative (CJI) is a multi-year research project
that documents the African American jazz tradition in Charleston, the
South Carolina Lowcountry, and its diasporic movement throughout the
United States and Europe from the late 19th century through today.
A Chicago-based collective of musicians and composers dedicated to nurturing, performing, and recording serious, original music. The website includes concert listings, performance groups, and audio/video downloads.