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).
Discussion Forums & Mailing Lists
This internet discussion forum was initiated by the members of the organ trio Organissimo. Prominent jazz journalists, scholars and musicians have been frequent contributors.
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.
Swing dancer Sonny Watson's Web site includes a dance history archive, instructional videos, and a discussion board.
Official Web site of the Jazz Journalists Association, featuring content written by member journalists, on-site blogs, bulletin boards, and a retail store.