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Browse the archives of NPR's A Blog Supreme, published from May 2009 through September 2016. Twice named Jazz Journalists Association Blog of the Year, it presented news, features, aggregated content, historical primers, opinion and analysis, recommendations, and other types of music journalism. Founded and edited by Patrick Jarenwattananon, who continues to contribute to NPR, and is currently the managing editor for CapitalBop, A Blog Supreme ceased publication when the position of jazz producer at NPR Music was eliminated in 2016.
For more about A Blog Supreme see this final post from Patrick Jarenwattananon.
The CapitalBop blog is published by CapitalBop, Inc., a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to preserving, promoting and presenting jazz in Washington, D.C. Their mission is to build audiences in order to build community around this music, because it is important to the city's historic identity but also ever-changing and contemporary. CapitalBop.com is designed to help everyone from newcomers to jazz die-hards find live music that will fit their preferences.
The Independent Ear is a blog by Willard Jenkins, a successful arts administrator, writer, educator, radio broadcaster, festival producer and general-purpose jazz consultant. Patrick Jarenwattananon interviewed Willard Jenkins (on his own blog A Blog Supreme) about his series of conversations with African American jazz writers, called Ain't But A Few Of Us.
Tom Reney’s writings delve into the history and mystery of jazz, blues, and beyond. The Jazz à la Mode Blog has plenty to stimulate your interest and curiosity in American music.
The blog for all things jazz, published by Jazz At Lincoln Center (JALC). Explore galleries, videos, best-of lists, and news related to the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis.
A Jazz and Blues podcast from New England Public Radio’s Tom Reney, the host of the daily Jazz à la Mode radio program for over 30 years.
What if there's more to jazz than you suppose? What if jazz demolishes suppositions and breaks all bounds? What if jazz - and the jazz beyond, behind, under and around jazz - could enrich your life? Jazz Beyond Jazz is of the mind that jazz as we know it is fine, but what's happening right now - and escaping most notice -- is jazz beyond jazz.
Jazz Beyond Jazz is a long running blog by Howard Mandel, veteran writer, editor, journalist, author, teacher, consultant, and president of the Jazz Journalists Association.
JazzWax is written by Marc Myers, journalist, historian, and author. Founded in 2007, JazzWax is a three-time winner of the Jazz Journalists Association's best blog award. Marc Myers blogs frequently covering jazz recordings, and interviews with leading musicians.
A long running blog focused on jazz by Jim Macnie, a writer who contributes to DownBeat magazine. Formerly Managing Editor at VH1.com, he is currently Editorial Director at Vevo.
The philosophy of Nextbop is to highlight and celebrate jazz as a contemporary art form, noting its present moment in time as it relates to the vast possibilities within the genre over the past 100 years. Nextbop was founded in 2009 by Sébastien Hélary and Justin Wee with the objective of introducing modern jazz music to a younger generation of fans. Editor-in-Chief Anthony Dean-Harris joined the project shortly after.
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