Outside Resource List
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.
The Centro Nazionale Studi sul Jazz Arrigo Polillo, the research arm of the Fondazione Siena Jazz, is an archive of jazz resources, with an emphasis on jazz and its reception in Italy.
CBMR is a research unit of Columbia College Chicago devoted to research, preservation, and dissemination of information about the history of black music on a global scale.
An archive of jazz and related music preserved on 16mm sound film, videotape, laserdisc and DVD.
A guide to all known Cecil Taylor performances, organized by year.
The first Blue Note opened in New York City's Greenwich Village in 1981, and is one of the world's most famous jazz venues. Since then, Blue Note has opened several clubs in locations around the world, such as Tokyo and Nagoya, Japan; Milan, Italy; and Seoul, South Korea.
BMRJ is published twice yearly and includes articles about the philosophy, aesthetics, history, and criticism of black music.
The British Broadcasting Corporation's online service for Music, including a substantial jazz section.
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.
Highlights African-American popular, religious, and classical music, with genres ranging from blues and gospel to R&B and contemporary hip hop, and includes extensive materials related to the documentation of black radio.
The American Musicological Society was founded in 1934 to advance research in the various fields of music as a branch of learning and scholarship.
The American Jazz Institute is a non-profit organization dedicated to the enrichment and enhancement of the appreciation of jazz music. Includes concerts and events, a newsletter, a retail site, and audio downloads.
A comprehensive guide to recordings in every genre, with extensive biographical information on jazz performers.