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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...

Your Vote Matters!

All About Jazz hosts over 300 local Jazz Near You webpages in towns and cities around the world. With All About Jazz Polls, we're using our global reach to document the opinion of each and every member to determine which truly are the best venues, the best festivals, and the best record labels. Our polls are reflective of a cross-section of people from various geographic locations and as a result, will prove to be the most definitive of their kind.

Some All About Jazz readers travel far and wide to see great jazz, so our polls were developed to let you vote for any venue or festival in the world.

Fun, informative, and verified

There are a lot of great venues, festivals and labels out there, so we allow you to select up to five of each when casting your vote. Voting is tightly regulated and your vote cannot be altered or duplicated. AAJ polls have the full integrity of a verified election, so make your voice heard. VOTE and watch the numbers grow in real time as each vote is cast. Poll results are published as annual "Best Of" lists and will give the industry a clear guide to what you, the member and voter, prefer most.

Tell your friends, colleagues, and customers

Venue and festival representatives are encouraged to spread the word about our polls to their social networks and mailing lists. Just point them to this page and encourage them to vote.

A new breed of jazz poll

All About jazz continuously evolves with the music, and our polls were designed to give voice to your opinion on the best jazz has to offer while defining a series of benchmarks for the industry.

Ground Rules

  • You must register to vote, so sign in or sign up. It's free!
  • Most polls allow you to cast up to five votes (e.g. your five favorite jazz venues).
  • Voting is not restricted to location. You can vote for your favorite clubs located anywhere in the world.
  • Once you cast your vote, it's final.
  • Votes cast cannot be altered or duplicated.
  • You can view up-to-the-minute results after you cast your vote.
  • The top 100 venues will be notified and receive a "Best of All About Jazz" web award to place on their websites.

Vote now!

You can participate in our polls. Just sign up or sign in, then view our open polls here.