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It doesn’t matter where you are now, sooner or later you’re going to want to go somewhere else. It's the nature of this Info Highway, travelled by the short-attention-spanned... So here are a few other destinations which might prove rewarding.  This list was updated, a little, when during our Spring 2000 house cleaning, and everything should still be valid. But you never know. And inevitably we've missed something important (send an email and we'll add it next time)

John Coltrane - related

Keith Severson hasn't touched his comprehensive Coltrane page in quite a while (we can empathize with that), but it remains a comprehensive list of Coltrane information.  The title of the Index page is A Love Supreme.  

The Heavyweight Champion page. A site with information about Coltrane's Atlantic recordings, including Lewis Porter's thorough notes

The Verve Impulse records site:Impulserecords.com.  Info on current releases (may include Coltrane material): Freshtracks. The front door to the label (which has reorganized what music appears on which label): Verve Music Group

The Bluenote web site page on the Blue Train session: Blue Note - Blue Train.   The home page is at Blue Note

Fantasy Records, with some info on the Prestige Coltrane recordings and the Contemporary Ornette sessions: Fantasy, Inc.

The Columbia web site (Sony Music) for Miles Davis: Miles Davis  There's a special site with information about the Kind of Blue session (you need a specific CD version of that session) -- information about this technological wonder at Miles Davis - Kind of Blue

Dragon Records (which issued the 1960 Miles Davis Stockholm concert) has a page: Dragon Records

down beat Magazine (see magazines, below), has a Coltrane section: DownBeatJazz.com: John Coltrane (the index page for the Coltrane section)

Ornette Coleman-related

Ornette apparently is involved in a link with the promising name harmolodic.com.  It's still a little sparse and rarely changes, but it's worth a visit.  Ornette Coleman Harmolodic Webpage

Other Sites

Lohmann’s Miles Page – Hosted by Jan Lohmann, leading Miles Davis Discographer, longtime friend and colleague, and one of the few Scandinavians I ever met whose last name was NOT Jensen. Lots of good information here.

Peter Losin's on-line Miles Davis discography: Miles Ahead: A Miles Davis website    the front door to the page: Main page  His extensive links page is at Jazz Links

Thelonious Monk Page 

Eric Dolphy Page, hosted by Alan Saul. Alan also has a comprehensive Eric Dolphy Discography.  More Eric Dolphy information, including an extensive list of articles, compiled by Jazz-Institut Darmstadt, at Darmstadt - Jazz-Institut: Dolphy

Michael Fitzgerald - Jazz Research Mike's site hosts a variety of discographies on a wide number of jazz musicians, and features links to an even wider variety of other discographies.

The Bill Evans Web Page

SATURN: Sun Ra and the Arkestra  Joe Moudry's Sun Ra site

Some Pharoah Sanders sites: a biographical sketch at Pharoah Sanders, and a more general page at Homepage

Albert Ayler Info  Albert Ayler: His Life and Music 

A Julian "Cannonball" Adderley site: Cannonball Adderley

The official Charles Mingus website (run by Sue Mingus, I believe): MingusMingusMingus



Follow these instructions to join a list (online discussion group) dealing with the musician indicated:

John Coltrane mailing list

Eric Dolphy mailing list

Miles Davis mailing list

Ornette Coleman Information on a new Ornette list managed by Jack Lefton: Ornette Coleman Mailing List



Three interviews with Lewis Porter.

Interview with Dave Liebman  AAJ Interview: David Liebman: Learning From The Master  Liebman has his own web site: David Liebman 

Interview with Wayne Shorter. Wayne Shorter Interview

a recent McCoy Tyner interview: Innerviews

An archive of interviews from the Interjazz site, including three with McCoy Tyner: Archive of past Jazz IRC sessions.   Interjazz's main page is at  InterJazz The Internet Jazz Plaza

The Coltrane List's archives are at Archives of COLTRANE-L@LISTSERV.UH.EDU


Coda Magazine, which has gone its own consistent way since 1958 under the guidance of John Norris and Bill Smith, now has a Web page.  While it's not the same as visiting the legendary (and long-gone) Yonge Street building (where the two ran the Jazz and Blues Record Centre, with its marvelous walls autographed by half the jazz musicians in the world), the Web page is well worth a jump: CODA MAGAZINE

down beat Magazine, a jazz tradition since 1934, is now on the net.  www.downbeatjazz.com:.  The site includes a group of pages with Coltrane information, including HTML versions of some classic articles:

Cuadernos de Jazz Revista de jazz en español, de Madrid. Cuadernos de Jazz

Jazz Review That's JazzReview (one word), not to be mistaken for the shortlived magazine (and later anthology) of the sixties.   www.jazzreview.com



Ron Wilkins, master of the screech trombone, and one of the more notable tourist attractions on San Antonio's Riverwalk... Ron Wilkins

The Elephants, formerly Elephants Gerald, a wildly eclectic herd of horns, voices and rhythm... Elephants

Singer Lorna Willhelm, blues and jazz and a good friend...Lorna's Blues

Bassist Tram Kelly, frequent colleague, collaborator, and another good friend...Trammell Kelly


Clubs and Venues

The Elephant Room, in Austin, a haven for good local jazz seven nights a week: The Elephant Room

The Village Vanguard in NYC: The Village Vanguard Web Site With the famous door out front... (If you've gotten this far and don't know the significance of that venue, go check out our Vanguard page). 

The Jazz Showcase in Chicago.. Joe Segal's Jazz Showcase

Temple College Jazz Festival 2003. Details on the festival at the end of March 2003.


Research Sites

Michael Fitzgerald - Jazz Research It's worth listing Mike's site twice, since there's so much information squashed into it...

Institut of Jazz in Darmstadt Germany Darmstadt - Jazz-Institut

The Jazz Discography by Tom Lord. The CDROM version, which gets good reviews as a discographical resource... Tom Lord's Jazz Discography


Michael Frohne's Jazz Projekt (in German): Jazzprojekte

Jazz News and Research Round about Jazz

The American Jazz Symposium Jazz on the Web: Main Links Page (Looks like no one has touched it since the late Jurassic, though)

WNUR-FM's Jazz Web: WNUR-FM JazzWeb

The Jazz Institute of Chicago website: The Jazz Institute of Chicago

Pages and pages of Jazz and Blues Discography sites (caveat emptor of course): Blues and Jazz Discography Links

Miscellaneous Music Sites

The special WEB Radio Links Page, for those of us out in the wide-open plains (and other jazz-challenged neighborhoods): Web Radio Links

Texas Music Cafe  Texas Music Cafe  Nice folks, nice page, and they've given the Trio, the Temple Jazz Orchestra, and Third Coast a shot at the airwaves. 

Jazzmatazz, the newsletter that keeps you up-to-date on jazz and jazz-related recordings...  Jazzmatzz

Jazz house, the Jazz Journalists Association page: Jazzhouse - The Jazz Journalists Association

The by-now legendary Mosaic Records... Mosaic Records - Limited Edition Jazz Collections

Brief biographies of some of the Miles Davis list members: MFs Anonymous

A Jaco Pastorius discography: Jaco Pastorius Unissued Live Recordings

Herbie Hancock Discography

Gallery 41, which released a CD with an interview with the late Don Cherry: Gallery 41 Home Page



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