Jazz History and Education
From Jacob Teichroew, former About.com Guide
Introduction to Jazz
Born in America, jazz can be seen as a reflection of the cultural diversity and individualism of this country. At its core are openness to all influences, and personal expression through improvisation
- Jazz: An Overview
- Jazz Glossary
- Ten Classic Jazz Albums
- Ten Classic Jazz Singers
- Jazz and the Civil Rights Movement
Jazz History by Decade
Since the turn of the 20th century, jazz has been advancing at a furious speed. Read descriptions of jazz in each decade since 1900.
Important Jazz Musicians
Lists of jazz musicians categorized according to style.
An introduction to the instruments most commonly used in jazz.