Jazz Festivals and Events Calendars

Pensacola JazzFest (OURS!) (April)

Held by the Jazz Society of Pensacola during the month of April in Pensacola Florida’s historic Seville Square.

French Quarter Fest New Orleans (April) –

Seabreeze Jazz Festival Panama City, FL (April)

New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival New Orleans, LA (April/May) –

Jazz-By-The-Bay JazzFest, Panama City, FL (October) presented by Gulf Jazz Society

Florida’s Online Guide to Live Jazz and Blues. Info at

Atlanta Jazz Party, (April) Info at

Suncoast Jazz Classic, (November) Clearwater Beach, FL, Nov. 22-24, contact:

Jazz Info (history, education, research, etc.)

All – Great source for info about recordings and performers of any kind of music, including jazz.

The Jazz Education Network – The Jazz Education Network is dedicated to building the jazz arts community by advancing education, promoting performance and developing new audiences. – Songs, History, Biographies. Musicians, educators, researchers, and disc jockeys, use this quick reference site for the standards jazz performers play the most!

A Passion for Jazz – History, education, glossary, timeline, styles, milestones, etymology, music tips, etc.

Jazz Video Café – from Mosaic Records – Presenting videos of wonderful performances, interviews, demonstrations, and snippets of documentaries that jazz fans will find enjoyable and fascinating.

Jazz musicians

Kathy Lyon — Jazz Vocalist.

Dukes of Dixieland

Jazz publications

Jazz Times Magazine – Founded in 1970 by Ira Sabin. Includes Extensive News Coverage, Award Winning Jazz Journalism, Hundreds of CD, Book and Video Reviews, World Class Photography and Award-Winning Graphics, Informative Features and Columns, Special Theme Issues, Special Directories, Readers Poll and Critics Picks, Sound$weeps (sweepstakes)

JAM – Jazz Ambassador’s Magazine (by the Kansas City Jazz Ambassadors) Dedicated to preserving the rich heritage of Kansas City jazz and developing and promoting the current Kansas City jazz scene.

Syncopated Times – America’s Largest Traditional Jazz and Ragtime Newspaper Monthly publication serves over sixty pages of commentary, news, articles of interest and reviews as well as the people, places and festivals defining the excitement of today’s traditional Jazz and Ragtime scene. –

JazzWeek — JazzWeek is the definitive Jazz and Smooth Jazz national radio airplay chart—a weekly report of the top fifty Jazz and Smooth Jazz recordings played on radio stations across the United States and Canada. –

Jazz radio

WUWF 88.1 – (University of West Florida) It is the mission of WUWF Public Media to present, promote, preserve and encourage musical and spoken-word arts through our broadcast, web, and community outreach programs; provide credible, in-depth news and information to the public; serve as a vital community catalyst and a forum for the exchange of ideas; and to secure a sound fiscal basis for the continuation of public radio in Northwest Florida and South Alabama.

University of North Texas Public Radio 88.1 – A great jazz station that can be heard via internet.

Jazz societies and clubs

Gulf Jazz Society

Central Florida Jazz Society

Jazz Club of Sarasota (FL)

Mobile (Alabama) Jazz Society – Mystic Order of the Jazz Obsessed

Gainesville Friends of Jazz (FL)

The Space Coast Jazz Society (S. Florida)

The Tri-State Jazz Society (New Jersey)

Cape Fear Jazz Society (North Carolina)

Madison Jazz Society (Madison, Wisconsin)

Miscellaneous sites

Florida State Homes –

Pensacola Swing –

Pensacola State College – — all things music-related —

Sound Radar — news and education about all types of music —