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JazzBiographies.com has thousands of jazz biography web pages. Each page contains either biography text or links to recommended biographies at other websites.

JazzBiographies.com allows you to locate and compare biographies without having to wade through pages of fruitless search engine results.

JazzBiographies.com was conceived and constructed by Jeremy Wilson. The majority of the content was developed by Sandra Burlingame.

Jeremy Wilson is the creator of JazzStandards.com. His background is in network analysis and information management.

Sandra Burlingame is the Editor in Chief at JazzStandards.com. She has also edited Sing Your Story by Jay Clayton, Metaphors for the Musician by Randy Halberstadt, Tapping the Source by Brenda Bufalino, and 5/4 Magazine.


Cyrus Chestnut

Cyrus Chestnut



Roots and Grooves

Maceo Parker



Abbey Sings Abbey

Abbey Lincoln



Cyrus Plays Elvis

Cyrus Chestnut



Maria Schneider - Sky Blue [Standard Edition] CD -(Wallet style packaging with one booklet)

Maria Schneider Orchestra

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Eric Dolphy, Stan Getz, Elvin Jones, McCoy Tyner, John Coltrane

Jazz Icons: John Coltrane Live in ‘60, ‘61 & ‘65

Jazz Icons

DVD - Viewing these three sets is like watching the wheels of change transforming jazz itself. . . Each set is breathtaking and inspiring, and when viewed together, deadly awesome. -- Bass Player Magazine


Johnny Hodges, Clark Terry, Duke Ellington, Harry Carney, Paul Gonsalves

Jazz Icons: Duke Ellington Live in ‘58

Jazz Icons

DVD - This epic performance includes legendary players Clark Terry, Johnny Hodges, Harry Carney, Paul Gonsalves, Quentin Jackson and Ray Nance performing some of the most beloved American music ever written. -- Jazzitude.com


Wes Montgomery

Jazz Icons: Wes Montgomery Live in '65

Jazz Icons

DVD - Close-ups of Montgomery's hands traversing the fretboard should be required viewing for any aspiring jazz guitarist. -- The Boston Phoenix


R. M. Cook, Brian Morton

The Penguin Guide to Jazz Recordings: Eighth Edition (Penguin Guide to Jazz Recordings)

Penguin (Non-Classics)

The leader in its field... if you own only one book on jazz, it really should be this one. -- International Record Review


Dave Brubeck

Jazz Icons: Dave Brubeck Live in '64 & '66

Jazz Icons

DVD - [Displays] the Dave Brubeck Quartet’s unique penchant for creating music that is uncompromisingly cool and smooth but still loaded with clever time-changes and shifting dynamics, brimming with character. -- Jambands.com

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