Jazz Education Resources


NEA Jazz in the Schools – a program by the National Endowment for the Arts.

All About Jazz – jazz history timeline and many other jazz resources.

JAZZed – practical, hands-on information to help school and independent music educators teach jazz to high-school and college students.

DownBeat magazine – links to other jazz sites, artist interviews, bios, etc.

The Golden Age of Jazz – photographer William P. Gottlieb’s site, with a searchable archive of hundreds of photographs, select artist bios, and info on jazz history.

Grammy in the Schools – for students interested in the music industry, offers information on careers, schools, video interviews with top artists and links.

Jazz in America – offers jazz curriculum for grades 5, 8 and 11.

Jazz Standards – jazz history, artist bios, a bookstore, and info on hundreds of jazz standards.

NPR: Jazz – link to jazz stories, interviews, reviews and programs from National Public Radio.

Percussive Arts Society – includes online clinics, drum rudiments, conference information and more.

Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz – education programs, an international student competition, a jazz resource library and more.

Jazz at Lincoln Center Education – provides a wide variety of teaching resources and distance learning programs.

The Smithsonian Jazz Class – offers Jazz history, artist profiles and lesson plans.