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This project was made possible by funding through the Canadian Culture Online Strategy and the Heritage Policy Branch of the Department of Canadian Heritage.

Canadian Heritage

The Canadian Jazz Archive Online

Welcome to the Canadian Jazz Archive Online, brought to you by JAZZ FM.91, Canada’s premier jazz radio station, together with the generous support of the Department of Canadian Heritage through Canadian Culture Online.

On this site you will find the most comprehensive collection of Canadian jazz resources currently available online, including:

  • selections of archived performances from 30 years of the JAZZ.FM91 Sound of Jazz (formerly Sound of Toronto) Concert Series
  • biographies and a chronology of artists who performed in the Sound of Jazz Concerts over the decades
  • in-depth documentaries on some iconic Canadian jazz artists
  • fun classroom-ready teaching tools

…and a wealth of engaging aural, visual and textual material that will appeal to artists, educators, students, and jazz enthusiasts!

Explore! Use the toolbar at right to guide your navigation of the site, or click on Full Catalogue (top right) for more detailed options to customize your search.

Experience! Listen to some amazing music from newly restored and digitized concerts spanning 30 years.  (Check out the FAQ for technical requirements).

Expand! Learn more about some of the most important people and events that make up the Canadian jazz story.

This project was made possible by funding through the Canadian Culture Online Strategy and the Heritage Policy Branch of the Department of Canadian Heritage.

Canadian Heritage - Patrimoine canadien

Produced with the assistance of the Audio-Visual Preservation Trust of Canada.

We would like to acknowledge funding support from the SOCAN Foundation.

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