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Greenleaf

http://greenleafmusic.com/blog/

Greenleaf, an independent music retailer with a special affinity for the jazz scene, maintains this blog that concentrates on celebrating the artists that make the music pop. Dave, the blog's writer, is himself an acclaimed composer and trumpeter. This makes his sympathy for the men and women behind the notes is all the more credible.

“Present Joys” Roundup
by Emily over 3 years ago
Dave Douglas and Uri Caine Record First Duo Album, “Present Joys”
by Emily over 3 years ago

Armwoood Jazz Blog

http://www.armwoodjazz.com/

As "an Atlanta-based [source of] opinionated commentary on jazz," this site should be popular with those who agree that all jazz MUST swing.

Last Stop on the 4 Train (Jackie McLean) Part 1
by John Armwood about 3 years ago
▶ Duke Ellington Solo Piano Concert - Australia 1970
by John Armwood over 3 years ago

JazzWax

http://www.jazzwax.com/

Do you know Toni Harper? Cab Calloway? How about Clifford Brown? True jazz fans and purists know these major figures by heart. If you're looking to earn your sea legs in the jazz scene, this is an essential site to bookmark and follow closely. Very frequently, blogger Marc composes a comprehensive and knowledge-packed post that will get you up to speed on familiarizing yourself with jazz's notable figures besides, for instance, Miles, Ella, and Billie.

Between Jazz and Rock 'n' Roll
by Marc Myers almost 3 years ago
Voices of Doo-Wop
by Marc Myers almost 3 years ago

The Wonderful World of Satchmo

http://dippermouth.blogspot.com/

Quick quiz: Satchmo is the loving sobriquet for which jazz legend? You're right on the money if you answered Louis Armstrong. This blog is devoted to chronicling Armstrong's genius and prolific career right down to the minutiae of his musical catalogue. If you feel like Satchmo couldn't possibly provide enough fodder to generate an interesting and zest-filled blog page, you're one of this site's ideal readers.

Here and Now (And Looking Ahead to the Mosaic Set!)
by Ricky Riccardi over 3 years ago
Happy 95th Birthday to George Avakian!!
by Ricky Riccardi over 3 years ago

Swing, Jazz, and Blues

http://swingjazzblues.blogspot.com/

Blogger Henrik has carved out a well-reputed niche for himself and his blog, both of which are dedicated to getting the word out on the best and most swinging tunes and artists in the blues dance community. Though he's from Scandinavia, Henrik writes as if he grew up in the Latin Quarter of New Orleans. Readers will find their feet tapping spontaneously as they read the jaunty posts on offer here. The perfect bookmark-able blog for real blues fans.


Jacob's Jazz Page

http://jazz.about.com/

This is an excellent site for beginners and old timers alike in the jazz world to keep updated and informed. There's an emphasis on respecting the classics here.



All About Jazz

http://www.allaboutjazz.com/

This is one of the more comprehensive jazz pages around. Turn here when you're looking for great session reviews and sharp viewpoints on the jazz scene overall.

Russell Malone: Guitar Master
by R.J. DeLuke over 1 year ago
Chris Potter Quartet at Village Vanguard
by Tyran Grillo over 1 year ago

Jazz Inside

http://jazzinsidemagazine.com/

This site is famed for its great collection of interviews with important figures in the jazz world. Sonny Rollins and Kevin Eubanks were all recently featured.


bebop spoken here

http://lance-bebopspokenhere.blogspot.com/

Take an understanding of sha-la-pop-doo-be-doo -- aka, scatting -- with this blog page. The coverage of the modern-day jazz sphere is really stunning here.

Jazz Record Requests Pays Tribute to the late Horace Silver
by Lance over 3 years ago
Rest In Peace Horace Silver
by Lance over 3 years ago

Brilliant Corners

http://brilliantcornersabostonjazzblog.blogspot.com/

This blog looks to boost the profile of the jazz scene currently flourishing in Boston, Mass. It proves that the New England town of note has real groove worth seeking out.

Songs That Deeply Move
by Steve Provizer almost 3 years ago
Talking With, Listening to Sheila Jordan
by Steve Provizer almost 3 years ago

Riffs on Jazz

http://riffsonjazz.blogspot.com/

This self-professed jazz aficionado uses his page to voice his myriad and charmingly rambling ideas and thoughts on the music. We love his dedication to jazz history.


Let's Cool One

http://larryappelbaum.wordpress.com/

Larry, a music specialist working for the Library of Congress, lends authority and substance to the jazz blog world here. Anticipate thoughtful anecdotes galore here.

Mid-Atlantic Jazz Festival Panel
by Larry Appelbaum over 1 year ago
Jazz Singers Exhibit
by Larry Appelbaum over 1 year ago

Night Lights

http://indianapublicmedia.org/nightlights/

This jazz blog is patroned by Indiana Public Media and determines to augment the visibility of classic jazz. The recent feature on Langston Hughes' songbook sizzles.


Hot House

http://www.jazzhothouse.com/

Anyone at all seasoned in the jazz community knows how contentious jazz critics can be against one another's views. Enter the jazz critic crucible here.

Sound Prints
by David Hill almost 3 years ago
Ahmad's Blues
by David Hill almost 3 years ago

j-notes

http://www.j-notes.com/

This blog fuses two loves: great jazz, and loving photography. Therefore, readers are in for feasts of both sight and sound when they visit, and likely get hooked on it all.

Faye Carol Interview with Wanda Sabir – BlogTalkRadio.com
by James over 3 years ago
Deniece Williams @ Yoshi’s San Francisco
by James over 3 years ago


JazzTimes

http://jazztimes.com/

JazzTimes is often cited as one of the preeminent jazz publications today. Visit its page here, and let the insightful articles and reviews show you exactly why that is.

Bobby Hutcherson Returns to Blue Note Records - News
by Jeff Tamarkin over 3 years ago
Med Flory, Alto Saxophonist, Dies at 87 - News
by Jeff Tamarkin over 3 years ago

Jazz Profiles

http://jazzprofiles.blogspot.com/

Come here to learn about a notable jazz figure on a regular basis. Chick Corea, Mundell Lowe, and Orrin Keepnews have received brilliant and prolific features of late.

Dich Haymes by Bobby Scott
by Jazz Profiles almost 3 years ago
Oscar Peterson - The Canadiana Suite
by Jazz Profiles almost 3 years ago

Take the "A" Train

http://ehsankhoshbakht.blogspot.com/

Anyone who doesn't know the classic jazz standard of this blog's title ought to start reading this page immediately. It's excellent at delivering remedial jazz education.

Photoset: Dizzy Gillespie at Fort Belvedere, 1963
by Ehsan Khoshbakht almost 2 years ago
In Memoriam: Michael Clifton (1956-2015)
by Ehsan Khoshbakht almost 2 years ago



Boogie Woogie Flu

http://boogiewoogieflu.blogspot.com/

Blogger Ted makes it clear that once you're hooked on blues music and dance, you're hooked for good. Visiting his site only helps the blues virus to stick to your ribs.

Seven Years in Fluville
by Ted Barron almost 4 years ago
Hanukkah in Santa Monica
by Ted Barron almost 4 years ago

Freedom Jazz Dance

http://www.freedomjazzdance.net/BlogPage.html

The best and most exciting of current jazz and blues dance trends pops up here often. The blog introduces you to many blues gems, in addition.


Big Band Blog

http://sncbigband.wordpress.com/

One of the mainstays of blues dancing in its heyday was the big band. Learn what a thrill it is to feel the brass section energize you from this page.

We’ve been busy, busy… Bassey!
by docmacari over 1 year ago
Trumpet star to guest with SNC at Brighton Fringe
by docmacari almost 2 years ago