Local Jazz Supporters
Boise Jazz Society: boisejazzsociety.org. The Boise Jazz Society is a concert- based organization featuring several unique jazz concerts each year on a subscription basis.
Eastern Idaho Jazz Society: eijs.org. Serving the Idaho Falls and Pocatello areas.
Essential Jazz: essentialjazz.org. A Boise-based jazz choir (led by several IJS board members).
Gene Harris Jazz Festival: geneharris.org Typically held in April on the Boise State University campus.
Idaho Songwriters: idahosongwriters.com
Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival : uiweb.uidaho.edu/jazzfest Held in February each year at the University of Idaho in Moscow.
Sun Valley Jazz and Music Festival: sunvalleyjazz.com Held mid-October each year.
Syncopated Times: syncopatedtimes.com A monthly newspaper celebrating Hot Jazz, Ragtime, and Swing.
Local Jazz Musicians
Below are listed websites of jazz musician who are from Idaho or who have strong Idaho ties. Note: If you're a jazz musician or jazz group with a website, we will gladly provide a link to your site here. We also encourage you to include a link to the Idaho Jazz Education Endowment on your website. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you have questions.
Jeff Baker: jeffbakerjazz.com
Emily Braden: emilybraden.com
Dan Costello: hearcostello.com
Pamela DeMarche: pamelademarche.com/
Keelan Dimick: keelandimick.com
Katie Garonzik: facebook.com/katiegmusic
Kevin Kirk and Onomatopoeia: kevinkirk.net
Mike Laky: trakshack.com
Jay Multanen: jaymul.com
Ellie Shaw: ellieshawjazz.com
The Sidemen: boisesidemen.com
Alexandra Sjobeck: alexandrasjobeck.wixsite.com/jazz
Curtis Stigers: curtisstigers.com
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Learn Jazz Standards
Check out learnjazzstandards.com. Included are pdf chord charts, history and information about the tunes, links to purchase versions of the tunes, a play-along to the tune, and YouTube videos to learn the melody in each post. Also posted are lessons, jazz articles, and the Album of the Week featuring artists who are currently on the scene. This site is a great educational resource for jazz musicians and aspiring jazz musicians alike.