The `Fillius Jazz Archive, based in Hamilton College New York State was set up in 1995 and is rich in unique videotaped interviews with jazz icons – musicians, arrangers, writers and critics. A treasure-trove for researchers and fans alike.
Sandy Brown grew up in Edinburgh and became one of the foremost British Jazz clarinet players and a leading acoustic engineer. Together with Edinburgh trumpeter Al Fairweather, they created the music of McJazz. Sandy died in 1975 leaving a rich musical legacy. Sandy and Al pushed traditional jazz into ‘mainstream’, a bridge between classic and modern jazz. This website provides a similar ‘bridge’ with articles, features and a monthly online magazine about all aspects of jazz.