Partners of the Jazz History Database

Planet Arts

"Planet Arts is a tax exempt, not-for-profit 501(c) 3 company dedicated to working with artists and educators on the development, production and documentation of culturally diverse projects that explore the creative process. "

American Big Band Preservation Society

"The American Big Band Preservation Society (ABBPS) is dedicated to preserving and promoting the heritage of classic big band music, and to encouraging and educating new generations of big band listeners, players, composers, and arrangers. Incorporated in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in 2009, the American Big Band Preservation Society, Inc. (ABBPS) is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt, not-for-profit organization of big band music lovers, including artists, teachers, arrangers, and fans."

New England Jazz

"The mission of the New England Jazz Hall of Fame is to celebrate and preserve the tradition of Jazz in New England. Principally an online resource, the Hall was established in 2001 by the New England Jazz Alliance (NEJA), an all-volunteer non-profit group who defined the mission and set about the task of achieving it."

Open Sky Jazz

"Open Sky principals Suzan Jenkins and Willard Jenkins have amassed over thirty years experience as industry leaders in various facets of the jazz, arts, the recording business, and jazz media."

The Vermont Jazz Center

"The Vermont Jazz Center is dedicated to creating and preserving jazz through the presentation of workshops, concerts, and instruction to a broad constituency of artists, students, and the general public."


"WCCA TV is a public access TV station and community media center in Worcester, Massachusetts. Our programming is produced by and for the people of Worcester. You can watch us online or on Worcester cable channel 194."

WCUW 91.3 FM

"WCUW, 91.3 FM, is a non-commercial, community access radio station owned and operated by WCUW, Inc., an independent, educational corporation dedicated to the exploration and improvement of the communications media in the Central New England area. WCUW seeks to inform, entertain and enlighten. We seek to make a positive difference in the lives of the people of Central New England."

WICN 90.5 FM

"Arts and culture contribute to a quality of life that keeps a community vibrant and economically alive. WICN Public Radio is a 501(c)(3), committed to this ideal through the presentation of authentic, independent music, on the radio and in the concert halls, preserving America's living art forms of Jazz and other music for generations to enjoy."

Worcester Polytechnic Institute

"Discover how the WPI Plan will set you apart in the world—first as a student, then as a sought-after young professional, and ultimately across your career and life. In 1970 the WPI Plan was a bold experiment. Today, it’s a proven and highly effective model for undergraduate learning that’s both adaptable and rigorous. Through the Plan, you learn how to learn by applying your classroom experiences in projects that challenge you from a proficiency, social, and global perspective."