[JPL] Online Jazz resources

Nou Dadoun nou.dadoun at gmail.com
Thu Sep 24 18:35:24 EDT 2009


Your mileage may vary but I've had some luck with http://www.allmusic.com/
it manages to stay reasonably up to date and their error rate seems to have
improved somewhat in the last few years ... N

On Thu, Sep 24, 2009 at 2:42 PM, Hans Ahlstrom <hahlstro at nmu.edu> wrote:

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> Are there any websites that include easy to access info about specific
> songs/tunes, albums, artists, and even historical tidbits to help me and my
> part-time (student) announcers in fleshing out our selections more?
> Sometimes when I'm putting a show together, I start looking for interesting
> info about one of the above, but so far finding stuff about the artists is
> the only consistent winner. I go to AllAboutJazz.com, artist bio pages,
> even
> Wiki, and I make one of my students do two featured artist bios each week,
> but I'm looking for one good resource (hail Mary and a wing and a prayer, I
> know, but I figured I'd ask anyway).
>
> Many thanks in advance,
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> Hans
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> Hans Ahlstrom
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> WNMU-FM
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> 1401 Presque Isle Ave
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> Northern Michigan University
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> Marquette, MI 49855
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> www.wnmufm.org
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>  <mailto:hahlstro at nmu.edu> hahlstro at nmu.edu
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