Here are a couple of promotional resources for Jazz artists, followed by a lengthy list of general jazz resources for jazz musicians, students, educators, and aficionados.
Most fans of internet streaming audio are familiar with Pandora. Accujazz.com is an internet jazz radio site that allows you to segregate by instrument, styles, eras, etc. The site claims 400,000 unique listeners per month.
If you are an artist (or represent a record label) and you’d like them to play your music on the site, here is the contact information for AccuJazz:
Or you can mail your CDs and promotional material to:
400 N. Wells St., Suite 408
Chicago, IL 60654
AllAboutJazz.com is a leading website for jazz articles, CD reviews, profiles, events calendars, etc. Musicians can create profiles, events calendars, and post videos to the site. This site is one of the most popular jazz sites on the web, with over 800,000 unique visitors per month.
Here’s the link to the musician profile start page at AAJ
You might even find a few articles there contributed by a certain music education advocacy author and blogger
MENC: The National Association for Music Education is the leading arts education organizations, working to ensure that every student has access to a well-balanced, comprehensive, and high-quality program of music instruction taught by qualified teachers. MENC has a jazz education website with a number of links
Jamey Aebersold Jazz. Educational products and links.
Jazz improvisation resources Univ. of Wisconsin.
The National Jazz Museum in Harlem. Numerous online resources.
The Stan Getz Library at the Berklee College of Music.
Jazz Corner. News, resources, forums.
JazzBeat.org. Links and resources.
Jazz.com. Articles, reviews, more.
Rifftides. “Doug Ramsey on jazz and other matters.” A blog.
RedHotJazz.com. Essays on jazz before 1930.
Jazz Review online magazine. Reviews and news.
And finally, credit and thanks to MusiciansWay.com for the heads up on a number of these sites. The website is the companion site to the book The Musician’s Way: A Guide to Practice, Performance, and Wellness by Gerald Klickstein, published by Oxford University Press.