First 'talking' movie starring Al Jolsen
Three-day weekend of round the clock concerts
16-days of blues, reggae, funk, soul, rap, rock and pop, as well as jazz
Ireland's biggest jazz festival
Major jazz festival which has premiered many jazz standards. Founded in 1954 by George Wein, the all outdoor festival is held every August and features some of the world's greatest jazz musicians
2000 world-class musicians; world's largest jazz fest
Team began in 1974 and moved to Utah from New Orleans in 1979
Director: Alan Crosland. Also starred Eugenie Besserer, Otto Lederer & Robert Gordon. Plot: The son of a Jewish Cantor must defy his father in order to pursue his dream of becoming a jazz singer.
"Zoot Sims, Joshua Redman, Billie Holiday, Pete Fountain"
1969 - Best Jazz Instrumental Album
First premiered in 1958. Music by Robert Prince.
One of the most influential of all jazz musicians; 1920-1955
American bandleader, he produced recordings that were immensely successful, and was best known for his blending of symphonic music and jazz, was very popular during the 1920's.
1917 - inducted in 2006; landmark recording of jazz standard