Dear All About Jazz Readers,

If you're familiar with All About Jazz, you know that we've dedicated over two decades to supporting jazz as an art form, and more importantly, the creative musicians who make it. Our enduring commitment has made All About Jazz one of the most culturally important websites of its kind in the world reaching hundreds of thousands of readers every month. However, to expand our offerings and develop new means to foster jazz discovery we need your help.

You can become a sustaining member for a modest $20 and in return, we'll immediately hide those pesky Google ads PLUS deliver exclusive content and provide access to future articles for a full year! This combination will not only improve your AAJ experience, it will allow us to continue to rigorously build on the great work we first started in 1995. Read on to view our project ideas...

2,605

All in the Jazz Family

AAJ Staff By

Sign in to view read count
Compiled by Axel Melhardt , Glen Alpert , Jim Galloway, Dr. Michael Arié and Klaus Schulz


Jazz has always been a family affair. Fathers have passed the torch to sons or brothers have risen to prominence on their respective instruments (sometimes in the same band). We've compiled a list of the families that have had an impact on Jazz, from Benny & Harry Goodman to the new first family , Jimmy, Percy, Tootie and Mtume Heath.

If you know of others, please contact us .

Tags

comments powered by Disqus

Shop Music & Tickets

Click any of the store links below and you'll support All About Jazz in the process. Learn how.

Related Articles

Read Love Jazz, Hate Jazz Just For Fun
Love Jazz, Hate Jazz
by Michael Ricci
Published: November 29, 2018
Read Hey, George Frazier--I’m 10 Years Old Over Here Just For Fun
Hey, George Frazier--I’m 10 Years Old Over Here
by Brian Dunn
Published: September 27, 2015
Read Top Five Funniest People in Jazz Just For Fun
Top Five Funniest People in Jazz
by Michael Ricci
Published: November 27, 2014
Read Hot Rod Jazz God, Part 2: An Open Letter to Rod Stewart Just For Fun
Hot Rod Jazz God, Part 2: An Open Letter to Rod Stewart
by Jason West
Published: May 28, 2013
Read Hear Me Talkin' to Ya: Jazz Aphorisms Just For Fun
Hear Me Talkin' to Ya: Jazz Aphorisms
by Chris May
Published: December 23, 2011
Read Rod Stewart: Hot Rod, Jazz God Just For Fun
Rod Stewart: Hot Rod, Jazz God
by Jason West
Published: January 29, 2005
Read "Love Jazz, Hate Jazz" Just For Fun Love Jazz, Hate Jazz
by Michael Ricci
Published: November 29, 2018
Read "Val Wilmer: Dues And Testimony" Interviews Val Wilmer: Dues And Testimony
by Ian Patterson
Published: September 5, 2018
Read "Jazz Stories: 2017" What is Jazz? Jazz Stories: 2017
by Michael Ricci
Published: January 1, 2018
Read "Jazztopad 2017: Concerts In Living Rooms" Live Reviews Jazztopad 2017: Concerts In Living Rooms
by Martin Longley
Published: January 17, 2018
Read "Seven woMEN 2018 – Part III" Bailey's Bundles Seven woMEN 2018 – Part III
by C. Michael Bailey
Published: March 8, 2018
Read "Matt Hooke's Best Releases of 2017" Best of / Year End Matt Hooke's Best Releases of 2017
by Matt Hooke
Published: January 7, 2018
Read "Brighton Alternative Jazz Festival 2018" In Pictures Brighton Alternative Jazz Festival 2018
by John Sharpe
Published: October 20, 2018