Other real interesting stuff

Research Facilities/Organizations

Rutgers University Institute of Jazz Studies | Chicago Jazz Archive | University of North Texas Music Library | William Ransom Hogan Archive of New Orleans Jazz | Felix E. Grant Jazz Archives | Brubeck Archive | Darmstadt Jazz Institute | Maison du Jazz | British Library National Sound Archive | Klaus Kuhnke Archive | Dutch Jazz Archive | Norwegian Jazz Archive | IAJRC | ARSC | International Society for Jazz Research | Jazzdoc | RoJaRo Index

Major Contributors to WWW Jazz Knowledge

Jazz Research by Steve Albin: Tony Bennett, Frank Sinatra, Carol Sloane, BEYOND CATEGORY collection inventory software, BRIAN discographical database software

Jazz Research by Vincent Bessieres: Lex Humphries, Joe Maini, Cal Massey, Grachan Moncur III, James Spaulding, Tommy Turrentine, Kiane Zawadi, and more

Jazz Research by Robert Campbell et al.: The Red Saunders Research Foundation

Jazz Research by Jack Chambers: Dick Twardzik bio and discography, Jazz Research Inside and Outside Academe, and more

Three complete books by Donald Clarke: Encyclopaedia of Popular Music, The Rise and Fall of Popular Music, All or Nothing at All: A Life of Frank Sinatra

Jazz Research by Noal Cohen: Teddy Charles discography, Elmo Hope discography, Tiny Kahn discography, Carl Perkins discography, Frank Strozier discography, Jazz in Rochester, NY, 1955-61, and more

Jazz Research by Michael Frohne: Clarke-Boland, Dragon Records, Warne Marsh, Freddie Redd, and more

Jazz Discographies by Bill Gallagher: Eddie Higgins, Sir Charles Thompson

Jazz Discographies by Chris Genzel: Herbie Hancock, Bennie Maupin

Jazz Discographies by Jason Guthartz: Anthony Braxton, Hamid Drake, Mats Gustafsson

Jazz Discographies by Johann Haidenbauer: Don Cherry, Jan Garbarek, Egberto Gismonti, and more

Jazz Research by Tony King: Eddie Costa discography, magazine indexing project

Jazz Discographies by Tetsuro Kubo: Dee Dee Bridgewater, Babs Gonzales, Eddie Jefferson

Jazz Discographies by Dan Kurdilla: Art Lande, Barre Phillips, John Surman, Edward Vesala, Eberhard Weber

Jazz Discographies by Rick Lopez: Marilyn Crispell, Susie Ibarra, Sam Rivers, Matthew Shipp, David S. Ware, Reggie Workman

Jazz Research by Peter Losin: Miles Davis discography and links, Blue Note listing, Prestige listings

Jazz Research by Howard Mansfield: Thelonious Monk, Stan Tracey

Jazz Discographies by Masaya Matsumura: Dusko Goykovich, Lee Morgan

Jazz Discographies by Eric B. Olsen: Tina Brooks, Kenny Dorham, Horace Silver

Jazz Research by Esa Onttonen: John Coltrane, Michael Gibbs, Charles Mingus

Jazz Research by Michael Palmer: Johnny Hodges, Jack Teagarden

Jazz Discographies by Douglas Payne: Gary McFarland, Oliver Nelson, Lalo Schifrin, Shirley Scott, Gabor Szabo, Kai Winding, and more

Jazz Discographies by Patrice Roussel: Tim Berne, Anthony Coleman, Tom Cora, Dave Douglas, Marty Ehrlich, Fred Frith, Wayne Horvitz, Steve Lacy, Christian Marclay, Butch Morris, Evan Parker, Jon Rose, Elliot Sharp

Jazz Discographies by Marcel Safier: George Adams, Von Freeman, Andrew Hill, David Murray, Charles Tolliver

Jazz Research by Alan Saul: Eric Dolphy, Booker Little

Jazz Discographies by George Scala: Billy Bang, Ed Blackwell, Bobby Few, Milford Graves, David Izenzon, Kidd Jordan, Sheila Jordan, Jeanne Lee, Frank Lowe, Charles Moffett, Sunny Murray, Roswell Rudd, Pharoah Sanders, Linda Sharrock, Alan Silva, Sirone, Jamaaladeen Tacuma, Frank Wright

Jazz Discographies by Damon Short: Cecil Taylor, Walt Dickerson, Herbie Nichols, and more

Jazz Research by Matt Snyder: The Clarinet in Jazz Since 1945, the rec.music.bluenote FAQ, other essays

Jazz Research by Robert Stubenrauch: Ornette Coleman, Bill Dixon, Charles Lloyd, James Blood Ulmer, and more

Jazz Research by Yoshioka Toshiya: Duke Ellington-Billy Strayhorn Songbook, Thelonious Monk Songbook, Jelly Roll Morton Songbook

Jazz Discographies by Atsushi Ueda: Sonny Clark, Sonny Criss, Grant Green, Wynton Kelly, Branford Marsalis

Jazz Research by David Wild: Ornette Coleman, John Coltrane, and more

Triple Interview at All About Jazz: J.J. Johnson, Joshua Berrett, and Louis G. Bourgois III

Interview of Lewis Porter at Perfect Sound Forever: Searching for John Coltrane, Researching Coltrane, The Art of Jazz Research


Current Research in Jazz

Detroit Jazz and History of Detroit Music

European Free Improvisation by Peter Stubley

Norwegian Jazz Discography by Johs Bergh

Specific Jazz Artists

Cannonball Adderley - by Gilles Miton

Art Ensemble of Chicago - by Jack Lefton

Albert Ayler 
Albert Ayler - by Jeff Schwartz

Eddie Bert

Paul Bley

Anthony Braxton Tri-Centric Foundation

Marion Brown - by Karl-Michael Schneider

Dave Brubeck - by Malcolm Wallace

Milt Buckner - by Armin Buettner

Benny Carter - by Ed Berger

Charlie Christian - by Leo Valdes

Ornette Coleman

Buddy DeFranco - by Dave Goldflies

Jack DeJohnette by Piotr Marek, Jr.

Paul Desmond - by Paul Caulfield

Bill Dixon

Duke Ellington - by Robb Holmes
The Duke Ellington Society

Don Ellis - by Gord McGonigal

Bill Evans 

Gil Evans

Tal Farlow 

Bill Frisell 

Hal Galper

Stan Getz - by Nicola Rascio

Grant Green - by Sharony Andrews Green

Gunter Hampel

Tom Harrell

Mark Helias

Allan Holdsworth 

Billie Holiday

Dave Holland

Abdullah Ibrahim - by Stephen Calhoun

Keith Jarrett 

Stan Kenton 

Steve Lacy - by Vincent Lainé

Scott LaFaro - by Charles A. Ralston

Dave Liebman

Albert Mangelsdorff - by Frank Schindelbeck

Michael Mantler

Warne Marsh - by Jack Goodwin

Pat Metheny 

Fats Navarro - by Stuart Varden

Jaco Pastorius - discography by Tom Stroud
Jaco Pastorius - live discography by Len Pogost

Oscar Pettiford - discography by Hans-Joachim Schmidt 

Sonny Rollins

Pharoah Sanders

Maria Schneider

Tony Scott

Archie Shepp

Wayne Shorter - by Dr. Morf

Sun Ra - by Joe Moudry 

Cecil Taylor

Rene Thomas

Barney Wilen - by Jud Warren

Phil Woods

Record Labels, Etc.

Accurate Records, Black Saint Records, Blue Note Records, Both Feet Records, Criss Cross Records, Drimala Records, ECM Records, Enja Records, IGMON Records, Improvising Artists Records, Justin Time Records, Pullen Music, ReEntry Records, Red Records, Soul Note Records, Storyville Records, Verve Records

Jazz Records

CTS Images, Jazz Photos, William Gottlieb Photograph Collection

Rock, Folk, Etc.

The Nice, Emerson Lake & Palmer, also Keith Emerson | UK | King Crimson | Genesis | Fairport Convention | Sandy Denny | Pentangle | Joni Mitchell | Nick Drake | Elvis Costello | CPR

The All-Music Guide (use it, but don't trust it)

Norbert Ruecker - jazz books and videos

Rock On TV

WKCR-FM, NY "The Greatest Radio Station On Earth" - now with Internet broadcasting!!!

Princeton Record Exchange

EastEnders - the great British television drama
EastEnders summaries