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Music Resources

All About Jazz

Get the history of jazz, timeline, a musician directory and reviews.


ArtistDirect included the latest news, videos, and feature downloads on your favorite artists. Site provided by Artist direct inc.

Hip-Hop Network

Focuses on hip-hop, the history and the present. Also included feature monthly artists. Site provided by

Contains new album releases, reviews, and daily music news. Site provided by

Classical Net

Provides point-of-entry into a wide array of informational files; 6600 for classical music, as well as over 5500 links to other interesting web sites.

Essentials of Music

This site focuses on the music eras which include Classical, Baroque, Middle Ages and the Twentieth Century. Also includes biographies on various musicians in history.

Instrument Encyclopedia

A database of brief articles and illustrations on musical instruments from around the world. The collection is not exhaustive and tends to focus on rare or unusual instruments. You can use a search form or browse by instrument classification or country of origin.

Rock n Roll Hall of Fame

Includes inductees, sound clips, birthdates, a timeline, materials for students and teachers, and more.

Texas Music Office

Radio station contact information and format information.

Find lyrics to your favorite songs. Search by artist.

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