Hard to believe, but it has been well over a quarter of a century since I started presenting jazz research on the Internet. As the years passed, two different sites have evolved and spun off from my original personal website (established in 1996).Continue Reading
Dick Smith of the Potomac River Jazz Club has digitized (PDF) the first decade or so of the club newsletter. These provide a good deal of information on the Washington, DC traditional jazz scene.
The PRJC still exists, but later issues of Tailgate Ramblings are not yet available online.Continue Reading
Our nation’s capital has played an integral role in the development of jazz going back all the way to James Reese Europe.
The early career of Duke Ellington, the introduction of bossa nova to the United States, and the recognition of jazz as a national treasure all happened in Washington.Continue Reading