Jazz on Twitter

28 Mar

Since recently learning how to “tweet”, I have tracked down a number of jazz musicians and organizations that you can follow on Twitter. Here is many that I have tracked down (and a reminder, you can follow me on Twitter @KevinKniestedt).

Terence Blanchard: @T_Blanchard

Ron Blake: @RonBlakeMusic

Ramsey Lewis: @RamseyLewis

Maurice Brown: @mobettabrown

Matt Wilson: @mattwilsonjazz

Joshua Redman: @Joshua_Redman

Joe Lovano: @joelovano

Cassandra Wilson: @reallycassandra

Dianne Reeves: @DianneReeves1

David Marriott, Jr.: @RedRaspus

Chris Potter: @chrispotterjazz

Brian Blade: @BrianBlade

Bela Fleck: @belafleckbanjo

Lee Mergner (JazzTimes editor in chief): @JazzTimes

Jason Parker: @1WorkinMusician

Jamie Cullum: @jamiecullum

Blue Note Records: @bluenoterecords

Chick Corea: @ChickCorea

Karl Denson: @KarlDenson

Charlie Hunter: @charlie_hunter

Sean Jones: @sjonesjazz

Michael Buble: @michaelbuble

Nikki Yanofsky: @NikkiYanofsky

John Patitucci: @JohnJPatitucci

Dave Holland: @TheDaveHolland

Gerald Clayton: @geraldclayton

Vijay Iyer: @vijayiyer

Branford Marsalis: @bmarsalis

Wynton Marsalis: @wyntonmarsalis

Norah Jones: @NorahJones

Diana Krall: @DianaKrall

Christian Scott: @cscottjazz

Dave Douglas: @dave_douglas

Pat Metheny: @PatMetheny

Christian McBride: @mcbridesworld

Herbie Hancock: @herbie__hancock

Marsalis Music: @marsalismusic


5 Responses to “Jazz on Twitter”

  1. Elli Fordyce March 28, 2011 at 7:31 am #

    Great, Kevin. Love to also have folks follow me at @ellifordyce2.

  2. Jason Parker March 28, 2011 at 8:05 am #

    Nice list Kevin, and thanks for including me!

    Do you know Donna, a/k/a @elementsofjazz? She’s put together a comprehensive list of over almost 2000 jazz related Tweeters! Check it out at http://www.elementsofjazz.com/twitter-jazzerati-a-z/


  3. KT March 28, 2011 at 10:22 pm #

    Your guest for tomorrow’s in-studio performance, `ukulele great Jake Shimabukuro, also tweets: @jakeshimabukuro.

  4. Eric Jensen April 11, 2011 at 3:29 pm #

    Thanks for putting this list together Kevin. Twitter requires a commitment but I think the potential is huge. @paddlebro


  1. bernardleckning.com / Why don’t I follow many people on Twitter? Put simply: I follow hashtags. - April 16, 2011

    […] There are so few jazz musicians on Twitter. Most jazz musicians who have Twitter accounts (see here for a good list of American artists) look as though they are updated solely by their PR people […]

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