How to submit an article on

Please watch the following short video below or follow the steps below to understand the process of submitting content to

  1. Log into the site by clicking the Login link and entering your username and password.
  2. A new menu will appear along the right hand side of the page, titled "Member Menu"
  3. Click the link that says, "Submit an Article."
  4. A submission form will open in a new window.
  5. Fill in the article title as suggested below. (CD Review: CD Title by Artist / Group Name (e.g.: Tutu by Miles Davis))
  6. Type the kind of jazz genre in the "Tag" form field.
  7. Select the type of article that you are going to input by selecting it from the "Category" drop down box.
  8. Write or copy your article text into the Content box.  If you are pasting from a word processor, please right button click in the content box and select, "Paste as plain text"
  9. Add the proper paragraph breaks to the text.
  10. If you are going to add a photo or CD cover graphic, select the "Image" tab and use the browser button next to item image to find the image on your computer and upload the image by clicking the Open button.
  11. If photo credentials need to be given, enter the photographer name in the "Image Credit" field.
  12. Next go the the "Extra Fields" and fill in the remaining information for your content.
  13. Lastly, click the "Save" button in teh upper right hand corner to save the content to the database.
  14. Once you see the "Item Saved" in the upper left section of the window, you may hit the close button.
  15. It's just that easy.  

Titles should be formatted as follows:

Staff Only Submissions

  • CD Review: CD Title by Artist / Group Name (e.g.: Tutu by Miles Davis)
  • Track Review: Track Title by Artist / Group Name on CD Title (e.g.: Untouchable by Stacy Dillard on One)
  • Artist Interview: Artist / Group Name (e.g.: Aaron Parks)
  • Concert Review: Artist Name at Venue (e.g.: Christian Scott at the Blue Note)
  • Viewpoint: Viewpoint Title (e.g.: Can we afford to loose traditional jazz radio stations?)
  • Book Review: Book Title by Author (e.g.: Great Jazz Beginnings by Cameron Blackwell)


Staff or Public Submissions

  • Artist Biography: Artist / Group Name (e.g.: Aaron Parks)
  • Press Release: Press Release Title (e.g.: Bassist Michael Manson to Record Live DVD in Chicago)
  • Musician Obituary: Artist Name (e.g.: John Coltrane)
  • New Jazz Release: CD Title by Artist / Group Name (e.g.: Tutu by Miles Davis)
  • Free Jazz MP3 Download: CD Title by Artist / Group Name (e.g.: Tutu by Miles Davis)
Last modified on Monday, 26 December 2011 18:00
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