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Jazz Resources on the Internet

Artist Web Sites

Ahamefule J. Oluo - Trumpeter, composer

Anton Schwartz - Jazz Saxophonist and Educator

Ben Thomas - Vibraphone

Bill Anschell - Music samples, short stories, and calendar of upcoming gigs

Bob Antolin - teacher, alto & soprano sax, flute & guitar

Brooks Giles III - Saxophonist, Vocalist & Educator

Carolena Mátus - Jazz Vocalist and Educator

Chad McCullough - Trumpet

Chris Spencer - Jazz guitarist, teacher

Christy Doran - Christy Doran, Swiss/Irish guitarist extraordinaire, a frequent visitor to the Pacific Northwest

Chuck Deardorf - jazz bassist and educator

Clipper Anderson

Cynthia Mullis - Saxophone

Dan Kramlich - Pianist, educator

Darren Motamedy

David George - Bandleader, Arranger, and Composer

David Paul Mesler

Dennis Moss - Jazz guitar, instruction

Ed Hartman - Yamaha Performer and Educator. Drumset, vibes, & percussion.

Elizabeth Falconer - The label of koto player, Elizabeth Falconer

EntreMundos Quarteto - Brazilian Jazz/Soul Collective

Eric Verlinde - Pianist and Composer

Eugenie Jones - Entertainer, Singer, Songwriter

Greta Matassa

Hans Fahling - Composition & guitar

Jackson Rice - Jazz trumpet

Jacqueline D. Tabor - Jazz vocalist and performer, 2011 Seattle Kobe Jazz Winner

Jason Parker - Trumpet/Flugelhorn player, leader of the Jason Parker Quartet

Jay Clayton -     "As far as vocal innovations goes, Jay Clayton is precariously on the cutting edge."   Fred Bouchard - Jazz Times

JC Johnny Conga - Latin Jazz Conga Player

Jed Moffitt - Stream and download music from the Jed Moffitt Trio

Jeff Johnson

Jerry Frank - composer-pianist, and improviser

Jim Knapp - Trumpet player, composer, teacher. JK Orchestra & Scrape.

John Schuller - Current projects include- Ham and Treachery Eveline Muller-Graf/John Schuller duo Burzy Ming Musickness

Jon Hamar

Josh Rawlings

Julio Jauregui - Latin & jazz percussion, instruction

Lance Buller - Trumpet, vocals, big band

Larry Fuller

Larry Halloway

Laura Welland - Laura Welland is a jazz bassist, and jazz trumpeter.

Leah Stillwell - Jazz Vocalist

Marc Smason

Nadine Shanti

Nelda Swiggett - Jazz pianist, composer, band leader

Our House Concerts Website

Pearl Django

Reuben Radding

Rich Hinrichsen - Jazz composer, singer, and pianist. Rich's Jazz Coffee.

Rich Wetzel

Rik Wright

Ryan Burns - Ryan Burns, pianist.

Savoy Swing Band

Seattle Repertory Jazz Orchestra


Stephanie Porter - Vocalist

Steve Griggs - Saxophonist

Sue Bell - Jazz Vocalist

Susan Carr - "She delivers her sets, carefully varied with songs from all over, qualities of assurance, delivery, and staging win through. Carr sells her songs..."

Susan Pascal

SWOJO - Seattle Women s Jazz Orchestra

The Teaching

Valerie Joyce

Victor Noriega

World Jazz Scene -   This site features profiles of several Seattle-based jazz artists and much more.

Clubs and Venues

Bake's Place - Bellevue

Benaroya Hall


Cafe Racer - Racer Sessions

Chapel Performance Space at Good Shepherd Center

Egans Ballard Jam House

Jazz Alley

Kirkland Performance Center

Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute

The Royal Room

The Seasons Performance Hall in Yakima

The Triple Door

Town Hall Seattle



Ballard Jazz Festival - May 6-9. Ballard (Seattle), WA

Bellevue Jazz Festival - May 28-June 1, Bellevue, WA

DeMiero Jazz Fest - March 5-7, Edmonds, WA


Lionel Hampton Jazz Fest - February 25-28, University of Idaho

Portland Jazz Fest - February 18-March 1, Portland, OR

Vancouver International Jazz Festival - June 18-July 1, Vancouver, Canada

Funding Resources for Artists


Aaron Copland Fund for Music

Artist Trust

Chamber Music America

New Music USA

TAXI - leading A&R resource

Jazz Education

A Passion for Jazz - History of Jazz music origins, styles and musicians featuring timeline, glossary, photos, festivals, webcasts, guitar & piano chords, scales, online lessons and teacher locator.

Cornish College of the Arts

Edmonds Community College

Ev Stern's Workshop - to help aspiring Jazz musicians of All Ages, All Levels, and All Instruments pursue their dreams and nurture their humanity through jazz improvisation

Garfield High School Jazz

Greta Matassa Workshop - workhops for vocalists

Guitar Lesson Companion - Instructional Materials for Guitar Teachers and Their Students

Jazz Night School - Jazz Night School offers year-round ensembles and instruction for aspiring jazz musicians—instrumentalists and vocalists—of all ages

Jazz Port Townsend - week long workshop at Jazz Port Townsend, held in the summer, is the perfect opportunity to meet other excellent musicians, soak up a week of jazz in a seaside paradise, and leave as a better musician

Learn Jazz Piano

Music Works Northwest - offering music lessons and performance experiences for all ages, located at Eastgate in south Bellevue

Roosevelt High School Jazz

Seattle Central Community College

Seattle Drum School

Seattle JazzED - Programs available for 4th through 12th grade student in Seattle and the surrounding region with a desire to learn and perform jazz music, regardless of current skill level or prior experience.

Shoreline Community College

The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music - Undergraduate music education program. Located in NYC.

Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz - The TMIJ's mission is to offer the world's most promising young musicians college level training by America's jazz masters and to present public school-based jazz education programs for young people around the globe.

University of Washington School of Music

Jazz Photography

Earshot Jazz photographer Daniel Sheehan

Jazz Societies

Garfield Jazz Foundation - Garfield High School Jazz Program

Jazz Project

Madison (Wisc.) Jazz Society

Passion for Jazz

Puget Sound Traditional Jazz Society

Seattle Jazz Guitar Society

Sidney Bechet Society - The Sidney Bechet Society's charter is to promote the music inspired by Sidney Bechet.

Vancouver Jazz


Jazz Quotations

Northwest Jazz

SoundPosts - Seattle Times Music Blog

Our Sponsors

Courtyard Lake Union by Marriot

Enterprise Rent-a-Car

Hammond Ashley Bass Violins

Inn at Queen Anne

KBCS 91.3 FM - A world of music & ideas

KEXP 90.3 FM - Where the music matters

KPLU 88.5 FM - NPR NEWS and All that Jazz

MarQueen Hotel

Seattle Weekly

Studio Instrument Rental



Jazz After Hours - Hosted by Jeff Hanley, ranges from jazz classics to the latest releases for late night listeners across the U.S. - Jazz at Lincoln Center and other goods.

KBCS, Bellevue Community College

KEXP 90.3 FM - Jazz Theatre ten- midnight on Sunday night. 24 hour alternative programming.


NPR's Jazz Profiles - A Weekly one-hour documentary series profiling the people, places and things in jazz. Hosted by Nancy Wilson.

The Jazz Guy - Hosted by Bill Wood. Aired on a local community radio station on Vashon Island

Record Labels

Blue Note Records - The finest in Jazz since 1939

Candid Records

Conduit Records

Melodia - Artists include Omar Sosa

Origin Arts - John Bishop's Seattle-based label

Pony Boy Records

Table & Chairs

Earshot Jazz is a Seattle based nonprofit music, arts and service organization formed in 1984 to support jazz and increase awareness in the community.  Earshot Jazz publishes a monthly newsletter, presents creative music and educational programs, assists jazz artists, increases listenership, complements existing services and programs, and networks with the national and international jazz community.

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