Link to the JAZZzology Official Youtube Channel (click on pic)
A Passion for Jazz! History of Jazz music, styles and musicians featuring photo gallery, timeline, festivals, webcasts, piano & guitar chords, scales and online lessons.

"A Passion For Jazz - Music History & Education"

Jazz History Websites

With the passing of February 2010, another Black History Month is on the books. The one true American art form is Jazz music, an indelible mark made by American Black artists which is celebrated continuously throughout the world by jazz musicians and fans. Ever wonder how this art form got its start? Or what it entails? Here is a list of four websites devoted to explaining the history of jazz which I consider pretty good to check out on the subject, some include a timeline. Personally I learned about jazz history through a college course at the University of Illinois back in the 1970s...the class was based on the book by Prof. Johnny Torrio "A History of Jazz" and has left me yearning to learn even more about this American art form...

Categories of Jazz
This jazz history site gives a comprehensive view based on categories of jazz forms

A History of Jazz
Provides information about the history of jazz with links to jazz clubs and festivals. Also includes a gallery of jazz posters.

History of Jazz Black History in America
The Scholastic History of Jazz resource site is full of audio clips, history, and research starters on the subject of jazz. Join Grammy-Award winning trumpeter and Artistic...

A History of Jazz Music
The beginnings: New Orleans; Chicago: White Jazz; New York: Stride piano; New York: Big Bands; New York: The Swing Era; New York: The swing soloists; Kansas City: Big Bands

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