[JPL] Online Jazz resources

Lois Gilbert jazz at jazzcorner.com
Thu Sep 24 18:40:32 EDT 2009


There are many sites, but I find allmusic.com the most comprehensive for
facts, although they are often scan on up to date info

Peace and light
Lois


Lois Gilbert
lois at jazzcorner.com
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On Thu, Sep 24, 2009 at 5:42 PM, Hans Ahlstrom <hahlstro at nmu.edu> wrote:

> This week's sponsor:  The North Coast Brewing Co Presents "The Brother
> Thelonious Quintet":
>
> "Brother Thelonious", the new CD from the Brother Thelonious Quintet
> spotlights the performing, composing and arranging talents of six Thelonious
> Monk Institute of Jazz Performance alumni.  Pianist Helen Sung, bassist Alan
> Hampton, drummer James Alsanders, tenor saxophonist Wayne Escoffery,
> trumpeter Ambrose Akinmusire and vocalist Gretchen Parlato perform six
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> Institute of Jazz - www.monkinstitute.org
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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,
>
> 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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> "The arrangements show thought, daring, care and concern that they and this
> music be given some serious listening."  Ron Carter
>
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