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1976 Paul's Mall and Jazz Workshop, Boston: Metheny, Pastorious, Moses recording
Interview regarding the likely location and date of this 1974 Sanders recording.

25 Years in the Moonlight
The Vermont Jazz Ensemble.

Achievement in Music Awards New England Foundation for the Arts
Archie Shepp

Acid Jazz Burnout
Free Audio Sample. Composers: Anthony Coleman, Don Byron

Add Dave McKenna to List of Keyboard Giants
Review by Howard Reich, Chicago Tribune

African American Registry
Yusef Lateef

Al Vega Trio. Brief Bio.
"Boston's Living Legend of Jazz". He's worked opposite virtually every name in American jazz

Alan Dawson - Drummer World
Biography, photos, and audio

Alisdair.com. Bill Leavitt, Guitarist
A tribute to William "Bill" G. Leavitt including a bio. and links to comments about Bill. Links to quotes about Bill Leavitt and list of his compositions.

All about Jazz, Harvie Swartz
Good article on Harvie's career

All About Jazz: Joe Viola Memorial Concert
Robert Joseph Viola, Jr. to Play Saxophone in Concert that Benefits Scholarship Named for His Grandfather

All About Jazz: Lennie Sogoloff
George Carrol interview.

All About Jazz: Makanda Ken McIntyre
Neat profile

Amanda Carr Bio.
Amanda Carr biography and great photo of Herb Pomeroy's Band

Answers.com - Jazz Artists
Hip list of jazz pianists and bios.

AOL Music - Bio of Sonny Stitt
Sonny Stitt bio. by Ron Wynn and Bob Porter. All Music Guide

Archie Shepp Jazz Musician
Biography, discography, and mailing list

Archie Shepp Quartet
Great photos

Archie Shepp: The Cries of My People
Interview with Archie

Armando (Chick) Corea
Official web site, much useful information and history

Armenian Weekly
Al Vega Performs the Music of Frank Sinatra. By Veero Derkarabetian

Arnold Ross, 1921-2000
brief biography

Attila Zoller
Tribute and Cadence Jazz Magazine interview

Autobiography of Horace Silver
Biography, discography, awards, Musical publications

Barbara Carroll
Brief Bio. Wikipedia

Barbara Carroll
Excellent Bio.

Barbara Carroll
The New York Sun

Benny Waters Birdland Birthday
Waters celebrated his 95th birthday performing at Birdland.

Berklee - Distinguished Service Award
Lee Berk receives the Distinguished Service Award from IAJE.

Berklee Rainbow Band Directed By Phil Wilson Presents "A Woddy Herman Celebration"
Rainbow Band. Good list of current and alumni members.

Bill Chase - 'The Bill Chase Story'
Biography and resources

Bill Chase
Biography, pictures, and a transcribed solo

Bill Watrous Jazz Trombonist
Biography, recordings, and phots.

Billy Taylor's Jazz at the Lincoln Center
Guest Jeff Holmes. Audio of interview.

Blog of Death
Marie Marcus Obituary

Blue Horizon Jazz Band
Band Bio.

Bobby Hackett Bio by John Ciccolo
Short Biography of Robert Leo Hacket "Bobby"

Bobby Hackett
Nice bio and link to Hackett home page.

Boston Pheonix "Off the Record"
Charlie Mariano. Review of DEEP IN A DREAM

Buzzy Drootin. Last Post

Cecil Taylor
Concise biography

Charlie Mariano. Music Web Encyclopaedia
Straight up biographical information.

Chris Neville
Detailed in a resume format.

Clifford Jarvis - "Incendiary drummer and great teacher"
Brief biography

Cultural Icons
Great article on Reggie Walley by Leon Nigrosh

Curtis Fuller - WICN Public Radio
Biography and resources

Database of recorded American music
Listen to Harvie's songs

Dick Johnson - Allaboutjazz.com
Contributions to the Artie Shaw Orchestra

Dick Johnson - mp3.com
Brief bio, along with album releases.

Dick Johnson
Personal website, including photos and a brief autobiography and timeline.

Django Reinhardt
Free video clips. Nice site for fans of Gypsy style.

Don Asher - "Notes from a Battered Grand"
Last piece published in Harper's Magazine, 1994

Early Jazz Music Websites
Great source for historic links

Emil Richards
Brief biography

Emil Richards, a life behind bars
Everything you need to know about Emil Richards' life and career

Emil Richards
Biography with selected discography

End of an Era
Curtis Fuller interview with Les Tomkins in 1976 .

Fats Waller
Audio of interviews and radio shows from NPR.

Free Jazz Artists
Discography of 25+ Free Jazz artists.

Fresh Air from WHYY, June 9, 2003
Audio: Interview with Barbara Carroll

Fuller Up, The Dead Musician Directory
Benny Waters dies at age 96. Obituary.

Fuller Up: Clifford Jarvis Obituary
Obituary by John Fordham from the Guardian

Fuller Up: Nick Fatool
Obituary. Good detail.

Fuller Up
Buzzy Drootin dies at age 80. NY Times Obituary

Gary Burton
Personal website, includes biography, photos, and resources

Gene Bertoncini

George Wein. Biography
Nice bio. and discography

George Wein
Interview about his autobiography.

Georgia Gibbs
From the Jun. 16, 1947 issue of TIME magazine

Georgia Gibbs
From Wikipedia. Bio

Georgia Gibbs
"Radio Archieve". Audio of live shows. Nice bio.

Greg Hopkins Biography
Brief Bio.

Greg Hopkins
Greg Hopkins 16 piece band. Personnel line up.

Greg Hopkins
Greg Hopkins Quintete. Review of "Quintology" recording.

Greg Hopkins
Nice audio clips of the big band!

Hal Galper
Brief bio. Galper talks of time with Phil Woods. Reference to the Stables.

Hal McIntyre: Biography
Founding member of the Glenn Miller Orchestra. Article by Jason Ankeny of All Music Guide

Harold (Hal) Galper
Personal website, very complete

Harry Carney - Wikipedia
Fairly complete biography

Harry Carney
Short bio and pictures

Hartford Salutes a Jazz Maverick in Ornette Coleman Week
By Jon Pareles. Published: June 30, 1985, NY Times.

Harvey S
biography, dicography, photos and much more

Hep Jazz
Short biography of Nat Pierce

Herb Pomeroy
A Conversation With Herb Pomeroy regarding his early years including first dates at the Stables

History Cooperative
Review and Link to Red Hot Jazz Archieve

Holy Cross Magazine article written by Mark J. Cadigan
A Tribute to Reggie Walley at the College of the Holy Cross

Horace Silver Biography
Biography and free audio, also purchase infromation

Horace Silver Discography Project
Timeline of his works

Horace Silver, the Hard Bop Homepage`
Short Biography with selected discography

Institute celebrates jazz legend Pomeroy on his 70th birthday
TechTalk by Mary Haller detailing the start of Herb's 22 years at MIT.

International Trombone Association
About International Dues Band, formed by Phil Wilson, 1965.

Irene kral
Jazz vocalist

Irving Ashby - Classic Jazz Guitar

Jaki Byard - Anything for Jazz (1980)
Rhapsody Film on Jaki. purchase information.

Jaki Byard. Last Post
An Appreciation by W. Royal Stokes

Jaki Byard. Jazz Profiles. NPR Radio
Pianist Dr. Billy Taylor, trumpeter Herb Pomeroy, and bassist Ron Carter attest to Jaki's musical prowess (Audio). Interviews (audio clips) with Byard and others discussing Byard.

Jaki Byard
Great photos and nice quotes

James (Jimmy) Giuffre - MJQ Music Inc.
Biography and album history

Jarry Gray: Biography
From Artie Shaw and Glenn Miller to Hollywood.

Jazz Camerata
New Ensemble added to the YOA

Jazz Guitarist Gray Sargent Keeps Tony Bennett Swingin'
Yamaha press release.

Jazz Planet, Emil Richards
biography and audio clips available for download

Jazz Priest
Reverend Norman O Connor, Jazz Priest. WGBH Radio. New York Times article.

Jazz Profiles from NPR : Benny Waters
Covers his career as a clarinetist, saxophonist, vocalist, composer and arranger which encompassed eight decades.

Jazz Singers
An extensive collection of links to the sites of jazz singers

Jazz Times: Final Chorus. Leon Merian
The Survival of Jazz Enthusiasts by Nat Hentoff

Jazz Priest
Reverend Norman O Connor, Jazz Priest. WGBH Radio. New York Times article.

Jazz Profiles from NPR : Benny Waters
Covers his career as a clarinetist, saxophonist, vocalist, composer and arranger which encompassed eight decades.

Jazz Singers
An extensive collection of links to the sites of jazz singers

Jazz Times: Final Chorus. Leon Merian
The Survival of Jazz Enthusiasts by Nat Hentoff

Jazz Vermont
King of the Tenor by Harvey Pekar, Reprinted from the Boston Herald. Jerry Bergonzi

Jazz Words, Sonny Stitt
biography and partial discography

JazzHistory. Boston Promenade Jazz Band, 1986
Pori Jazz. Festival Years

Jazz Artist Interviews. Excellent resource. Jazz Organizations in Greater Hartford

Rise Up Off Me: A Portrait of Hampton Hawes. Written by Worcester, MA native Don Asher

Jerry Bergonzi. Official Web Site
Official Web Site

Joanne Brackeen
Official website, includes biography, photos, and resources

John (Jake) Hanna - Drummer World
Biography with many pictures

John Bavicchi

John Bavicchi

John Bavicchi
Lifetime Achievement Award. Choral Arts. Short Bio.

John LaPorta
Info. On LaPorta's autobiography Playing It by Ear: A Jazz Journey. It details his performing experience in the 1940s and 1950s, his role in the development of jazz education, and the starting of IAJE.

Johnny Hodges - Princeton Record Exchange
Brief bio and complete list of Hodge's albums

Johnny Hodges - Wikipedia

Joseph Allard
Joseph Allard: His Contributions to Saxophone Pedagogy and Performance. By Debra Jean McKim. Great information and nice quotes by Joe Allard.

Joseph Diorio

Last Post
Chuck Niles obituary by Todd S. Jenkins

Leonard Breau
Personal website, includes biography, photos, and resources

Local 802 News
Buzzy Drootin. Obituary.

Lou Columbo - Allaboutjazz.com
Lou's participation in the Artie Shaw Orchestra

Marian McPartland
KJZZ Radio. Audio interview

Marie Marcus
Written like an autobiography

Max Kaminsky
Major portions of Bio by Ken Rattenbury

MP3.com: Eddie Jones
Describes the Count Basie connection. By Scott Yanow All Music Guide

Mp3.com: Irving Ashby, Guitarist
Brief biography including his work with Oscar Peterson trio and Nat King Cole.

MusicView: A Conversation with Steve Davis
Trombonist Steve Davis headlines in Bushnell Park at the Greater Hartford Jazz Festival

Musicweb. Biography. Teddi King

NEA Jazz Masters Fellowship: Jakie McLean
Past Recipients Listed

NEA Jazz Masters Fellowship
Nat Hentoff

NEA Jazz Masters on Tour, George Wein
biography and selected dicography

New England Jazz Alliance. Jazz Hall of Fame
Listing of members, college of voters and history. Good bios of New England artists.

New England Jazz Ensemble
Biography w/ photos.

New England Jazz Ensemble
Non-profit educational arts organization

New England Jazz Radio Cooperative.
Station Directory by each New England State.

New York Times Archive piece. Jaki Byard
JAZZ: JAKI BYARD, PIANIST by John S. Wilson. Published: June 1, 1986

Nicholas Fatool
Biography, obituary, resources

Notes From a Battered Grand
Reviews of Don Asher's writing. About Don Asher's memoir.

Official Phil Woods Web Site
Biography and Selected Discography. Bios of band members.

Official Ran Blake Web Site

Paul Gonsalves - Biography by Alex Dunford
Easy to read biography and photos

Paul Gonsalves
Dedicated website, complete with biography, articles, photos, and more.

PBS Interviews
Audio clips. 50+ interviews.

Pete Jolly
Biography and discography

Pete Jolly

Phil Wilson
Phil Wilson won the 2006 International Trombone Association Award.

Phil Wilson
Trombone Page of the World

Ran Blake
Official website, includes biography, photos, and resources

Random Thoughts: Lennie?s on the Pike
Great story about Lennie Sogoloff by Steve Johnson.

Ray Charles
From NPR. Audio of events such as memorial service, tribute, etc.

Ray Conniff - Official Page
Ray Conniff International Fan Club

Ray Conniff
Biography, pictures, and resources

Ray Sanstisi ? a New England Jazz Pianist
The Ray Santisi home page.

Richard (Ricky) Ford
Official web site

Richard Berk - Temecula Valley International Jazz Festival
Biography and notes on Berk's music releases

Richard Sudhalter, Musicweb Encyclopedia
nice concise biography

Robert (Bobby) Hackett
Detailed biography, pictures, and references

Roger Kellaway
Personal website, very complete

Roy Haynes - Drummer World
Biography with many pictures

Ryles Jazz Club
This week at the Ryles Jazz Club.

Sal Salvador: Biography
Obituary. Biography by Ron Wynn, All Music Guide

Sandy's Jazz and Blues Revival
Article: Over 50 Years at Sandys. Includes Video and Great Photography

Serge Chaloff
Brief but full bio.

Serge Chaloff
Link to his album cover photos.

Serge's Pics and Clips
Good pictures and some music clips

Sonny Berman
Brief article

Sonny Dunham
Biography and filmography

Sonny Stitt @ All About Jazz
Biography and some related articles

Sonny Stitt Biography
Biography and free audio, also purchase infromation

Sonny Stitt Page
Biography, audio clips, complete albums list.

Space Age Music Maker. Bobby Hackett
Brief biography and nice list of recordings.

Space Age Music Maker
Shorty Rogers biography. Decent list of recordings.

Steve Swallow, Electric Bass, Double Bass
Great pictures of Steve

Steve Swallow
Brief biography and selected discography

Sunny Side Records: Roswell Rudd
biography of trombonist

Teddy Charles' Discography

Teddy King, In the Beginning
Great audio clips

Teddy Kotick: Biography
Teddy Kotick called here a prototype bebop bassist. Bio.by Ron Wynn of All Music Guide

The Archie Shepp Discography Project
Timeline of his works

The Best of Georgia Gibbs: The Mercury Years [ORIGINAL RECORDING REMASTERED]
Listening Samples

The Jazz Files: Curtis Fuller
Nice brief bio. with lots of links.

The Last from Lennie's: Jaki Byard
Taped on April 14, 1965 and previously unreleased. Also, good info.

The Last Post, Arnold Ross

The Last Post, Nick Fatool

The Last Post, Pete Jolly
Brief bio

The Last Post, Ruby Braff

The Last Post, Sal Salvador

The Last Post, Walter Bolden
Brief but good biography

The Last Post: Emil Haddad
Last Post by Todd S. Jenkins

The Last Post
Marie Marcus Obituary

The Official Phil Woods Website
his website

The Red Black Book
CD information of "The Art of Scott Joplin. Joplin: The Red Back Book" / Schuller, Grierson, New England Ragtime Conservatory, Southland Stingers.-- At Amazon.com

The Red Hot Jazz Archieve
Jazz before 1930

The Role of the Trombone in Jazz
Site describing the styles and history of Kid Ory, Tommy Dorsey, JJ Johnson, Curtis Fuller, Bill Watrous, and Steve Turre. Some New England artists.

The Say Brother Collection
Program focuses on the music of Dinah Washington and the tradition of African American female musicians that she participated in. Host Hayes Burnett, a bass player, provides brief biographical information about Washington and interviews both Washington's husband Dick Lane and vocalist Mae Arnette (who was early in her career when Washington was at the height of hers)

The Search for Frankie Newton
The Search for Frankie Newton by Nat Hentoff. Jazz Times

The Unofficial Barbara Carroll webpage
A very good site for photos and information

The Woody Herman Orchestra
Massachusetts resident Frank Tiberi leader of the Woody Herman orchestra chosen by Herman in 1987.

Together Since 1971
History of New Black Eagle Jazz Band

Tom Stewart Jazz Guitarist
Official website of Tom Stewart

Tony Pator
Biography and filmography

Tony Williams. Lifetime the Anthology
Article by Hal Horowitz

Tony Williams. The Final Interview
Reprinted from Down Beat magazine: April, 1997 by Michael Point

Tribute to Jaki Byard
Great Photos of Byard. Written by Diane Jamila Byard and Prof. JR Mitchell

Wayne Andre - ejazz news

Wayne Andre - Trombonesonline
Complete biography

Wikipedia. Relly Raffman
Nice breakdown of Raffman's career.

Woody Herman's Right-Hand Man: Nat Pierce
A Talk With Les Tomkins

Worthy of Note from NEJA site.
Local Players and Photos by former President of New England Jazz Alliance, Brent Banulis.

Death of Jackie McLean