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Jazz for the People

Thirty-nine years ago London pianist Grant Graham founded the Jazz for the People concert series.  In 1986 Sandy MacKay became Music Director of this free program which features local and regional Jazz musicians

The mandate was to present this sophisticated music in a publicly accessible setting in a manner that demonstrated the many nuances and colours of the Jazz palette.

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AMG All-Music Guide
Described as one of the best one-stop music resources on the Web, this searchable site contains information on rock, country, jazz, blues, world, folk, bluegrass, rap, reggae, vocal, gospel, Christian country music, easy listening, and new age.

The Ampersand
The National Post newspaper's daily blog on Canada's arts and entertainment scene.

 Canadian Pop Music Encyclopedia
This database chronicles the history of 1200 Canadian contemporary music artists from the 1950's to the present. Each entry includes an extensive artist and/or band biography as well as a comprehensive discography".

Festival Finder
This site gives the latest details on more than 1500 music festivals in North America. It also acts as a gateway to Alternative, Bluegrass, Blues, Cajun Zydeco, Country, Eclectic, Folk, Jazz, Reggae and World, Rock, Classical and miscellaneous music festivals everywhere.

Songwriters Association of Canada
Canada's national arts service organization dedicated exclusivelyi to Canadian composers, lyriciss and songwriers.

Musicals 101
A cyber encyclopedia of musical theatre, TV, and film including a history of musicals, how musicals are made, reviews and essays.

Canadian Country Music Association
The association is committed to ensuring the growth of the Canadian country music industry.

The Society of Composers, Auhors and Music Publishers of Canada, SOCAN is the Canadian copyright collective for the right to communicate to the public and publicly perform musical works.  We administer these rights on behalf of our members (composers, lyricists, songwriters and their publishers) and those of affiliated international organizations by licensing this use of their music in Canada.

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Home County Folk Festival
The Home County Folk Festival is 41 years strong. London's oldest free summer festival.

Jack Richardson Music Awards
London's annual tribute celebration and ceremony of our homegrown musical talent

The Big Band sounds of London Ontario
This interactive audiovisual site provides an overview of London's Big Band musical history. 

London's premier summer festival celebrating Latin music and culture.

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AMG All-Music Guide
Described as one of the best one-stop music resources on the Web, this searchable site contains information on many types of musical genres and musicians.

CBC Radio and Stereo
The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation site includes complete program information, schedules of guests, listener feedback opportunities, and more.

Canadian Opera Company
Canada's premier opera company presenting full scale productions of traditional and contermporary works.

Sanctioned by the International Federation for Choral Music and linked to over 1000 other sites having to do with choral music, ChoralNet is an excellent place to search for choral music, lyrics, settings, publishers, composers and more.

The Globe and Mail: The Arts
Music and theatre news, reviews, blogs and video clips keep readers current on the exciting Canadian entertainment scene.

Encyclopedia of Music in Canada
The authoritative resource for the history and development of music and musicians in Canada.

National Youth Orchestra of Canada 
Canada's internationally renowned amateur orchestra provides performance experience to students who aspire to professional orchestral careers.

Operabase allows one to search opera performances and artists, over 700 opera houses and festivals, news and reviews from the world's leading papers, and audio and video recordings. Operabase has links to over 1000 opera resources on the web.

Federation of Canadian Music Festivals
Federation of Canadian Music Festivals is the umbrella organization for 230+ local and provincial festivals.It is a charitable, not-for-profit Canadian organization of volunteers from across the country serving tens of thousands of young musicians.
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Kiwanis Music Festival
London's premier community music festival for soloists and groups performing classical to contemporary music. This is the festival's 59th year. 

London Musician's Association Music Links Page
London's Local 279 American Federation of Musicians.

London Symphonia
London's newest symphonic orchestra


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