Links to the Rest of the Jazz World
Traditional Jazz Websites:
Gerard Bielderman in Holland has published a very complete Galvanized Jazz Band Discography describing our recordings on LP, cassette, and CD, including some that even we didn't know about. Gerard has already published discographies of many other well-known bands and performers: we are honored to be included among them.
The Jazz Encyclopedia has biographical info about thousands of jazz musicians.
Brian Harvey's Hot Jazz Channel, a new internet radio station based in the U.K., features many great bands including the GJB, albeit with british spelling.
Marce Enright's New England Traditional Jazz gives information about who is playing where in New England.
Jazz Me News is the online newsletter of the Jim Cullum Jazz Band and the Riverwalk Live From The Landing radio show.
Culture Connect is Connecticut's most comprehensive calendar of arts, culture, and entertainment events.
The Connecticut Commission on the Arts used to give us a nice mention.
For an amazing website that lists all kinds of events worldwide, try tomsmusic.com. You can click on any date and get listings for hundreds of musical events of every description all over the world.
If you are just starting to learn about traditional jazz you might find redhotjazz.com to be a useful source of background information.
Princeton Record Exchange in NJ buys and sells CDs, DVDs & records, with a large selection of traditional jazz.
Jazz Clubs, Festivals and Places of Interest:
Jazz Clubs Worldwide is the site to visit if you are traveling and want to find some good jazz in a strange land.
The New Jersey Jazz Society is dedicated to the performance, preservation, and promotion of jazz.
In Southern New Jersey the Cape May Traditional Jazz Society is also dedicated to the development and promotion of traditional jazz.
The Potomic River Jazz Club is a nonprofit society in the Washington-Baltimore area whose purpose is to preserve, encourage and promote the playing and appreciation of traditional jazz.
The Tri-State Jazz Society has a nice website with info about traditional jazz events in the greater Philadelphia area.
The Pennsylvania Jazz Society has just updated its website.
The Flower City Jazz Society sponsors a lot of good things in the Rochester, NY area.
The Jazz Appreciation Society of Syracuse sponsors our kind of music.
The Austin Traditional Jazz Society sponsors monthly concerts in Austin, Texas.
Florida's annual Suncoast Jazz Classic featured the GJB in November of 2001, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2008, and 2010.
The GJB also participated in the Central Illinois Jazz Festival in January, 2005. That's another one we wouldn't mind returning to.
For many years the GJB returned in June the the gazebo on the green in Fairfield for its annual free outdoor concert; we hope to be back someday. . . MAP . . .
The American Banjo Museum is in Oklahoma City.
Traditional Jazz Publications:
The Syncopated Times has taken the place of the American Rag and the West Coast Rag, with similar content about what's happening in traditional jazz.
George Buck's Jazzology website
Websites of Individual Musicians and Bands:
Jazz History Websites:
Here's another site with many links to Jazz History and Jazz education sites, discovered by Sarah Neale:
History of Jazz Music:
Instruction and Performance Opportunities:
Sites that are Useful for Music Research: