No Idle Frets is dedicated to podsafe jazz guitar music. The weekly 30 minute shows include original music by contemporary jazz guitarists. The show list also features three spoken voice podcasts on the history of jazz guitar from the 1920’s to the present time.
Recommended jazz listening
The lecture includes discussions on jazz of the Beat generation, be-bop, Thelonius Monk, Dizzy Gillespie, Charlie Parker, and a recording of Kerouac and Steve Allen reading "Mexico City blues."
The Naropa collection contains New American Poets, writers and musicians including Allan Ginsberg and William Burroughs. Recordings are released under Creative Commons license: Attribution-NoDerivs-NonCommercial.
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Jazz music theory
A Jazz Improvisation Primer by Mark Sabatella provides information on almost every topic relating to jazz improvisation, from jazz history to music theory to practical advice on playing in a group.
Pete Thomas has some excellent music resources at his site including tutorials for jazz theory, composition, saxaphone, Apple Logic Pro and digital recording.
Tonal Gravity is a tribute to American composer George Russell and his discovery of The Lydian Chromatic Concept of Tonal Organization.