Cleveland Jazz History


Cleveland Jazz History
Cleveland Heights, OH
Northeast Ohio Jazz Society
What is jazz? -- Cleveland's earliest links to jazz -- The jazz age in Cleveland -- Art Tatum at Val's in the alley -- Duke Ellington in Cleveland -- Count Basie's Cleveland connections -- The big band era -- Central High School -- Freddie Webster -- Tadd Dameron --Meet Benny Bailey -- Cleveland jazz clubs -- Cleveland jazz guitarists -- The singers in Cleveland -- Boogie woogie piano -- "Modern" jazz -- Big bands of the 1950s -- The far-ringing 1960s -- Traditional jazz -- Resurgence in the 1980s and '90s -- Joe Lovano -- Ken Peplowski -- Other major players -- Preserving the legacy.