early jazz history
JAZZ GEOGRAPHY CLASS AUDIO FILES:
Class Jazz MN
Written and produced by Butch Thompson and Todd Melby, "Classic Jazz MN" is a series exploring Minnesota's classic jazz roots. The series includes shows on Doc Evans, Doc Evans at the Walker Art Center, Preservation Hall Era, and the Emporium of Jazz. PRX Radio, produced by KBEM Jazz 88
INVENTORS OF JAZZ PIANO - short biographies written by Butch Thompson
Bill Russell jazz collection page on the Historic New Orleans Collection website.
The Jazz Archivist, May 1987, from Tulane University archives (very informative article on the formative years of jazz titled "The Same by Any Name? - A Look at the Emerging New Orleans "Jazz" Band.")