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The website is full of interesting items relating to jazz, however you don’t have to be “into jazz” to enjoy the extensive information on the site.
To help you navigate your way around The Jazz Man following is a list of pages (or chapters if you like) with a brief explanation of what’s on each.
They are all listed on the left hand side of the homepage. Just click on the subject title that you wish to view.
Sinatra and the jazz Connection
A look at the “jazz” side of Frank Sinatra, who once said he was influenced by Billie Holiday. Sinatra although not considered a jazz singer did record and socialize with some of the biggest names in jazz.
At the top of this page can click on other Sinatra subjects that include Sinatraspeak the “cool” hip slang words that were used by Sinatra and his buddies, along with their meanings. Frank facts – the good, the bad and the Uglycovers all of the above – many that you may have not known about. After all we’re talking about Sinatra here!
Jazz on Radio
A listing of jazz on radio, which at the time of this Newsletter comprises only Melbourne, Australia information. If you are reading this from interstate or outside Australia and would like a radio stations jazz programs listed just e-mail us the details.
A brief biography on the world’s leading jazz artists A to Z . Click on the relevant letter (family name) of the artist. This page will also take you through to a month by month listing of the birthdays of the artists
Jazz, what is it?
The leading authorities give their descriptions of “what is jazz” along with some of the various styles of jazz.
Jazz profiles A to Z
Refer to Jazz Artists above.
Jazz in Print
A look (along with pictures) of some of the best books on the subject of jazz and the people who created it. A great source of interesting books. The majority of the publications will appeal to those of all musical persuasions.
Have your own Website
If you’d like to have your very own website this is where to look. Contact details for AusSoft Pty. Ltd. the designer and provider of The Jazz Man website.
The final Curtain
Obituaries of jazz and jazz related artists who have recently passed away.
An extensive list of some of the very best jazz recordings ever made. Includes the album covers along with a list of personnel, record company and disc numbers
The Picture Gallery
The faces behind the music. Photographs of the artists. A large number go back to the 1950s and capture the artists in the recording studio, on stage and relaxing. Many are in wonderful black and white and have been taken by some of the best jazz photographers in the world. Well worth a visit.
New CD releases and jazz events.
Acknowledgements – Photographs
A listing of photographers and their work as featured on the website. Acknowledgement is also on all visual material featured on the website.
The Jazz Man Mailbag
Comments about the website that have been e-mailed to us.
The Festivals – where and Where
A listing of up-coming jazz festivals. This service is open to all festival organizers world wide. Just e-mail us the details to firstname.lastname@example.org
Behind the music- the tragic, bizarre and Amusing
One of most visited pages on the website. Fascinating stories from the world of jazz. Many that will surprize you!
The on-line version of the monthly that we e-mail to our Newsletter subscribers.
Free Gig Guide
E-mail us your band’s next gig and we’ll happily include it on this page. Remember this applies to jazz groups world wide.
Jazz on the Screen
Jazz available on DVD and cinema releases.
World Jazz Scene
A recent page that keeps you updated on overseas jazz news. So far we have regular news coming in from Richard in the United Kingdom – once again no matter where you live in the world let’s hear from you!