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The List Of Jazz Biographies On Swingmusic.net
Biographical information carefully chosen from our private library of over 60 reference books plus liner notes from 600 Jazz LPs and 1200 Jazz CDs
Jazz Radio Audio
The live feed of our Tuesday jazz music radio show streaming online at 4:00 PM Pacific with a focus on the history of jazz music and jazz music that swings from the 1930s to today.

Our Jazz Radio Show Info Page
The sordid history of our jazz music radio show, est. 1985. Lends credence to the theory that FCC radio deregulation survival may be linked to narcissistically twisted disorders.

History Of Jazz Part 1
Early hot jazz bands, the hotel dance bands and the history of jazz music leading up to the Big Band era.

History Of Jazz Part II
The role of economics, early recording technology, and radio relative to jazz history and the Big Band era.

The Recording Ban Of 1942
Scans of a 1942 Down Beat magazine article detailing a dramatic event in jazz history during the Big Band era; the James Petrillo / AFM recording ban.

Webb Cuts Basie At The Savoy
Another of the many jazz magazine articles on the site detailing big events in jazz history. This piece recounts the Count Basie vs. Chick Webb big band music Battle Of Swing held at Harlem's Savoy Ballroom in January of 1938.

Allen, Henry "Red"
Anthony, Ray
Armstrong, Louis

Arnold, Harry
Auld, Georgie
Barnet, Charlie
Basie, Count
Berger, David
Berigan, Bunny
Big Eighteen, The
Bolling, Claude
Carter, Benny
Charles, Ray
Crosby, Bing
Dorsey, Tommy
Gray, Glen
Horn, Shirley
Jacquet, Illinois
Kessel, Barney
Lunceford, Jimmy
May, Billy
McKinley, Ray
McShann, Jay
O'Day, Anita
Peterson, Oscar
Shaw, Artie
Simone, Nina
Smith, Keely
Staton, Dakota
Sullivan, Maxine
Tilton, Martha
Zentner, Si
Jazz biographies and photos are added regularly. Our weekly live jazz radio program Jazz Joint Jump can be heard Tuesdays from 4-6PM Pacific Time through the link on our Jazz Radio page.
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