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Jazz Compliations

February 8, 2009 Leave a comment

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Jazz samplers or compliations are a great way of discovering a wide variety of Jazz artist very quickly. I have most of these albums and eventually will have all. I enjoy these as part of my collection as they give me some artists whom I like but may never include in my collection.  They are of very high quality, and the recordings are originals. You can find these collections at Amazon.com.

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Jazz Reference

January 30, 2009 Leave a comment

penguin-guide Penguin Guide to Jazz

This new 9th addition is what I use when I need to research new artist or albums that I am not familiar with. Laid out in “liner notes” fashion which gives a nice amount of info on artist, group, or album. Of course I do not agree with all of the recommendations, some selections are rated lower on their scale and I may prefer that instead of the authors choice based on my personal opinion. Still this is a must for any serious collector. A great source of Jazz history.

Jazz Web Sites Found!!!

January 30, 2009 Leave a comment

mosaic_blue  Mosaic Records

Exclusive singles, boxed sets, and collections, including overlooked and rare releases. specializing in CD and vinyl disc. Mosaic is keeping the art of Jazz alive!!!

ijc_flash2_01   IJC International Jazz Collections 

This Jazz site from the University of Idaho features an on line archive of some classic photography of Leonard Feather, Dizzy Gillespie, Lionel Hampton, and more. Very interesting and well done web site.