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Magnificent 7 websites for……Jazz

There are numerous websites dedicated to Jazz on the Internet but there are several that stand out above  the rest. Here’s our Magnificent 7 Jazz websites:

All About Jazz 

All About Jazz is one of the most complete sources of jazz information and news around. A lively site (and the only one that realises jazz has always been about style too). Particularly strong on reviews, with free daily MP3 downloads, a jazz radio station and good picture galleries

Jazz Improv TV 

Jazz Improv Tv is an is an offshoot of the magazine of the same name.  This website features video performances by various current artists plus an archive of videos from the past. It also includes video tutorials for musicians

Old Time Jazz Online

A website where you can listen and download vast amounts of classic jazz works, mainly from the middle of the 20th century. Downloads are free due to the expiration of copyright with the option of making a donation

The Jazz Page 

The Jazz Page is a site that lets you play music, view art and photographs from the jazz world and also watch videos. The sites music catalogue is large and contains many rare songs. The site also contains articles on various jazz related topics such as jazz in movies and jazz history

Jazz Corner 

Jazz Corner has a wealth of information from the current jazz scene including articles, videos and reviews. It also produces podcasts and has information on up and coming performances  and the latest jazz news. Jazz Corner is an excellent source for any jazz enthusiast

Herman Leonard 

Fancy a print of Cannonball Adderley or Pearl Bailey? Then’n there’s really only one place to go. A photographer with a passion for jazz, Leonard has photographed some of the greatest jazz musicians. He’s also published several books which feature his jazz photography. This site showcases a small selection of his work

Twitjazz 

Twitjazz network is a blog to support jazz fans and posters on Twitter. On this site you’ll find discussion, articles, videos and the best jazz on the Internet as suggested by Twitter users. The interactivity of the site allows the public to influence the site and participate with musicians to express their ideas and views on jazz music

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