Jazz Area : Home


Welcome to the LibGuide dedicated to zazz music, research, reference, and performance. This library guide was created to assist in your searching and locating jazz related materials (lead sheets, method books, literature, and CDs), databases, special collections, and available technology and equipment that will assist you in your assignments, understanding, and continued exploration of improvisation. The search tips, databases, and recommendations found in this guide can apply to finding materials in other jazz, music, or non-music courses. 

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  • Jazz News 
  • Competitions
  • Jazz in Nashville 

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Kate Linton
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Nashville Jazz Scene

Jam Sessions

  • Living Waters Brewing: first Wednesday of every month
  • Americano Lounge: 3rd Thursday of every month
  • Rudy's Jazz Room: every Sunday evening
  • Villager Tavern: every Monday from 11:00-2:00am

Live Jazz Venues 

  • Rudy's Jazz Room - 809 Gleaves St. Nashville, TN 37203
  • Nashville Jazz Workshop - 1012 Buchanan Street, Nashville, TN 37208
  • Sambuca - 601 12th Avenue South, Nashville, TN 37203
  • Sinatra's - 222 4th Avenue N, Nashville, TN 
  • The Authentique: Friday & Saturday - 925 Gallatin Ave, Nashville TN
Conferences & Professional Organizations

Jazz News

Immersion Vanderbilt

Buchanan Library Fellows

Jazz Festivals In & Near Nashville