Great Big Rock and Jazz Resource List

Rock and jazz have common roots stretching back to the turn of the last century. Now, at the turn of the 21st century, the story of rock and jazz – from their musical legacy to their current innovators -- are all readily accessible online. Below is a list of sites to find biographies, discographies and the latest from the online music press.

Artists and Groups

Online Music Magazines

Artists and Groups

Interviews and Collective Bio Information


Jazz Biographies

Rock Biographies

Interviews and Collective Bio Information:

Jazz Profiles from National Public Radio

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductee List

Current Rock Band Biographies

Hollywood-A-Go-Go TV Footage Library Music

Hot Shot Digital Bands List

Carlos Santana Modern Guitars Interview

Kansas City Jazz Artists

Recent Interviews from All About Jazz

Beatles Interviews

Rock Around the World Archive



Worldwide Top of the Charts Links

Progressive Rock Discographies

The Jazz Discography Project

Spinal Tap Discography

Metallica Discography

100 Greatest British Rock Albums

Top 100 Greatest Hard Rock Artists VH1

Hard Rock and AOR Band Database/Discography

The Grateful Dead Discography


Jazz Biographies:

Scott Joplin

Louis Armstrong

Charlie Parker

Gerry Mulligan

Chet Baker

Count Basie

John Coltrane

Miles Davis

Duke Ellington

Ella Fitzgerald

Benny Goodman

Thelonius Monk

Sarah Vaughan

Billie Holiday

Bessie Smith

Ethel Waters

Lena Horne

Hoagy Carmichael

Original Dixieland Jazz Band


Rock Biographies:

The Who 

Jimi Hendrix

Peter Gabriel

Elvis Presley

Buddy Holly

Little Richard

Freddie Mercury

Lynyrd Skynyrd

David Bowie

Robert Plant

Jimmy Page

Bob Dylan

Gene Pitney

Alice Cooper

Pink Floyd

Cheap Trick

Kid Rock


Online Music Magazines




Acoustic Guitar

Jazz Guitar Online

Just Jazz Guitar Online

One Way Magazine

Chicago Jazz Magazine

Sounds of Timeless Jazz Ezine

Jazz Times Journal

Jazz Corner



Rolling Stone

Rock Girl Magazine

Sarock Metal and Alternative Ezine


Split Magazine Online

Blistering Rock Magazine

Hard Music Magazine