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July 29th, 2014

Gene Krupa was once asked about his thoughts on “modern music.” His reply was, “I certainly believe in progress and modernism, but I do think it has to be presented and played carefully and intelligently.” The same thing could be applied to technology, which is why JazzLegends.com has kept its Community Pages open for such [...]

Remaining Pretty and Perky: The Return of Legendary Jazz Songstress Peggy King

August 29th, 2013

The legendary jazz songstress known as “pretty, perky Peggy King” had an impressive career before and after her mid-fifties tenure on George Gobel’s television program. Paying dues at the big band era’s end with the ensembles of Charlie Spivak and Ralph Flanagan, King learned her lessons well, parlaying her good looks, fine voice and flair [...]

Spammers Beware

July 20th, 2013

We are doing everything possible to delete these offensive spammers as quickly as possible. It is becoming a full time job, and it would be a terrible thing to close down the community pages, which have been so valuable to so many for so long.

JAZZLEGENDS.COM SPRING UPDATE!

April 26th, 2013

1. The Community Pages are important to JazzLegends.com. We need your donations to continue it and to continue to welcome members like Evan Shulman, son of Eddie Shu. I am spending at least one hour per day, seven days per week, deleting the spammers that seem to find the site attractive, in order to make [...]

URGENT AND CRUCIAL MESSAGE TO SPAMMERS

January 5th, 2013

Perhaps I should take it as a compliment that so many spammers want to sell their hair products, among other things, via the pages of JazzLegends.com. When I do my site devoted to men’s hair replacements, I’ll welcome them, but right now, if they–and they know who they are–continue, I can guarantee they will be [...]

Holiday Sale – All Digital Albums now only $5

December 21st, 2012

Click here to see all of our digital download albums

GIVE A HOLIDAY GIFT…TO US: ANNOUNCING TWO, NEW INCREDIBLE CDs BY GENE KRUPA AND JO JONES!

November 24th, 2012

You’ve all heard about the gift that “keeps on giving,” but perhaps you’ve never applied it to jazz. The fact is, America’s only original art form has been giving to the world for close to 100 years, and in our own small way, JazzLegends.com continues to make its contribution by discovering rare and vital audio [...]

JO JONES ON DVD AND CD

October 30th, 2012

We all presumably agree that “Papa” Jo Jones was one of the most influential jazz drummers who ever lived. That’s likely only one reason why DVDs and CDs with Jo on them continue to be among our most popular titles. For those interested in Jo–as you should be–and don’t have the time to go through [...]

NOT-TO-BE-BELIEVED GARBAGE ABOUT SINATRA AND OTHERS

October 30th, 2012

Celebrity biographer Darwin Porter has written several celebrity biographies—including those on Humprhey Bogart, Steve McQueen, Marlon Brando, Paul Newman and now, Frank Sinatra, for a publishing house called Blood Moon Productions, Ltd. In all of his “works,” if you want to call them that, Porter sets out to prove that all of these dead stars [...]

NEW ON DVD: COUNT BASIE AND JO STAFFORD

October 22nd, 2012

Check out our DVD section for two new “discoveries”: A Count Basie concert from 1965 with Rufus Jones on drums; and a compilation DVD featuring a vocalist that many maintain was the finest in history, Jo Stafford. These were television shots from around 1961 and feature Stafford with guests Rosemary Clooney, Mel Torme’ and Ella [...]