Jazz.com Web Portal Debuts
Posted on March 18, 2008Jazz.com has launched an online jazz portal which contains thousands of pages of reviews, interviews, features, discographies and photos. A team of more than thirty writers, photographers and artists has been working for almost two years in preparation for the website's launch. Ted Gioia, author of The History of Jazz and West Coast Jazz, had led the team in creating content which includes over 1,000 new reviews and a jazz encyclopedia. Here are some features of the website:
- New reviews of Jazz albums.
- The Jazz.com Jazz Blog.
- Interviews with leading figures in the jazz world, including Billy Taylor, Manfred Eicher, Ron Carter, Maria Schneider, Stefon Harris and others.
- Visual Jazz galleries featuring the work of the greatest jazz photographers and artists, including Ray Avery, Herb Snitzer, Michael Symonds, Jos Knaepen and Suzanne Cerny.
- Lewis Porter's Encyclopedia of Jazz Musicians with more than 1,400 entries on currently active jazz performers.
- The Song of the Day and A Jazz Classic Re-visited .