Submit sites to a sub-category. See existing listings for best results. This category is for sites in English. For sites in other languages, submit instead to a musical sub-category under the appropriate language in World.Developed by African-American and Creole musicians in New Orleans in the early 1900s and then popularized across the US by radio broadcasts and traveling musicians, jazz remains one of the principal musical genres more than a century later. Characterized by improvised melodic lines, substitute harmonies and syncopated rhythms. Sub-genres include swing, bebop, fusion, and smooth jazz, as well as styles tied to specific instrumentation such as big band jazz and boogie-woogie piano. Blues is a related style based on repeated 12-measure sections.
Bands should submit to the Band_and_Artists sub-category, under the letter corresponding to the first letter of the band''s name. Use the band''s actual name for the title. Format title for individual performer sites as follows: Lastname, Firstname. In the description, stick to the facts and avoid hype. Following these suggestions may lead to a site being accepted for listing more quickly.