List of all magazines:
(Magazines marked by an * are currently indexed)
jaboni youth (usa/english)
RJRPRES: a new personal favourite among the fanzines. covers mostly the independent & experimental side of rock & related, both articles and the massive amount of record reviews are interesting & thought-provoking. absolutely worth your time.
jam magazine (denmark/danish)
RJRPRES: danish music paper covering various danish & international acts through columns, interviews & reviews. important for coverage of new danish acts and records.
RJRPRES: glossy bimonthly covering acid jazz, dance music, rap, soul, trip-hop etc. has now grown into a very valuable source of information with lots of articles & reviews.
jazz & tzaz (greece/greek)
RJRPRES: long-running greek jazz monthly covering both the national & international jazz scene. a valuable source of information. current status uncertain.
jazz actuel (france/french)
RJRPRES: french zine covering the jazz scene around tours in the centre region. some valuable interviews/articles in addition to concert previews.
jazz around (belgium/french)
RJRPRES: new belgium jazz mag given out free locally. a few articles/ interviews & record reviews plus news & concert info.
jazz changes (spain/english)
RJRPRES: new magazine covering themes related to jazz schools & education. very interesting articles by scholars & jazz musicians. well worth checking out.
jazz educators journal (usa/english)
RJRPRES: bimonthly from the intern.association of jazz educators with articles & reviews related to jazz studies. of interest also to the general public due to extensive interviews & solo transcriptions.
jazz express (uk/english)
RJRPRES: slim but interesting british jazz monthly. well worth investigating. now incorporated in: boz.
jazz forum (poland/english)
RJRPRES: polish jazz mag previously with an english ed. excellent with a very international scope. international edition folded in 1992.
jazz forum (polish) (poland/polish)
RJRPRES: long-running polish jazz magazine. previously with english & german editions. now only in polish.
jazz freak (netherlands/dutch)
RJRPRES: bimonthly dutch jazz magazine. interesting record review section. recommended.
jazz hot (france/french)
RJRPRES: this long-running french jazz magazine continues to cover the national & international jazz scene in a very thorough & knowledgeable way. absolutely recommended. now web only.
jazz improv/ jazz inside (usa/english)
RJRPRES: excellent quarterly focusing on jazz studies with workshops, transcriptions, composition analysis etc, + record reviews, book reviews/excerpts & extensive interviews. title changed from jazz improv to jazz inside.
jazz improv/inside new york (usa/english)
RJRPRES: excellent free guide to the jazz scene in new york. includesfeatures, interviews, live reviews, extensive record reviews & club/concert lists etc. now printed edition + free pdf downloads. continues as jazz inside new york. (dec.11)
jazz in time (belgium/french)
RJRPRES: belgian jazz monthly with excellent coverage of primarily belgian & european jazz. articles both on certain themes and various artists + live/record reviews. now including: blues notes.
jazz japan (japan/japanese)
RJRPRES: impressive jazz monthly from japan with a thorough coverage of the national jazz scene in addition to international artists. recommended if you read japanese.
jazz journal international (uk/english)
RJRPRES: british jazz monthly with a long history. mostly covering more traditional jazz, but sometimes featuring avant-garde musicians too. good writing and knowledgeable reviews. now incorporates jazz review, named: jazz journal.
jazz life (japan/japanese)
RJRPRES: impressive japanese jazz monthly including articles, lots of record reviews plus tutorials, solo transcriptions and sheet music. recommended.
jazz live (austria/german)
RJRPRES: austrian jazz (and blues) magazine, covers both national & international jazz. especially valuable for its coverage of the eastern european scene. extensive record review section.
*jazz magazine (france/french)
RJRPRES: another long-running french jazz monthly with excellent coverage of both the french & international jazz scene. interesting interviews/articles + lots of well-informed live/record reviews. recommended. now incorporating jazzman.
jazz news (france/french)
RJRPRES: french monthly jazz magazine focusing on the international jazz scene. quality articles, interviews and reviews make this worth your time and money.
jazz not jazz (italy/italian)
RJRPRES: italian quarterly covering mostly jazz & contemporary music both local & international. interesting articles & reviews make this wanted for inclusion in the rojaro.
jazz now (usa/english)
RJRPRES: american jazz monthly with scene reports, interviews & reviews. valuable for regional coverage of california.
jazz on cd (uk/english)
RJRPRES: glossy british jazz magazine covering both national & international jazz old & new + some blues.
jazz player (usa/english)
RJRPRES: instructional bimonthly covering all aspects of jazz through workshops, long interviews, columns and reviews. all issues include a play-a-long cd with transcriptions. recommended both to jazz students and fans.
*jazz podium (germany/german)
RJRPRES: german jazz monthly with important articles/interviews on both german & other jazz musicians. also extensive sections of news, live/record reviews. recommended.
jazz rag (the) (uk/english)
RJRPRES: british bi-monthly magazine covering mostly traditional & mainstream jazz. lots of news items & record reviews + some articles & live reviews.
jazz report (canada/english)
RJRPRES: canadian jazz quarterly. a lot of the reviews are written by musicians. important coverage of canadian jazz. an interesting addition to the international jazz publications. check it out.
jazz review (uk/english)
RJRPRES: excellent british jazz bimonthly (previously monthly). in addition to the usual artist features & reviews, you'll regularly find articles relating to var.aspects of the jazz scene. absolutely recommended. now part of jazz journal international.
*jazz special (denmark/danish)
RJRPRES: danish jazz bimonthly. important coverage of the danish jazz scene + general articles/reviews of jazz internationally. recommended.
jazz stage (sweden/swedish)
RJRPRES: swedish jazz bimothly (formerly quarterly) covering a wide variety of jazz trends from trad to acid jazz + blues. quite interesting. now changed to large format.
jazz swing journal (france/french)
RJRPRES: french mainstream jazz monthly.
jazz talk (uk/english)
RJRPRES: new jazz mag.
*jazz thing (germany/german)
RJRPRES: interesting german bimonthly covering most shades of jazz with touches of world music, soul etc. well worth your time.
jazz uk (uk/english)
RJRPRES: british bimonthly jazz magazine concentrating on the national scene through concert listings plus some articles, reviews & workshops. a valuable source of information. some pdf-versions available for free.
jazz zeitung (germany/german)
RJRPRES: german jazz bimonthly (previous monthly) covering both the local & international scene. slim, but quite valuable.
RJRPRES: belgian jazz magazine. valuable articles/interviews & book reviews make this worth your time if you read the language.
RJRPRES: swiss bimonthly covering mainly jazz plus some blues, roots music etc. with focus on both the national & international scene, the magazine is a valuable source of information. well worth your attention.
jazz; the magazine / jazz fm (uk/english)
RJRPRES: english jazz bimonthly, formerly titled; jazz fm. covered a wide variety of jazz styles.
RJRPRES: dutch bimonthly covering both the national & international contemporary jazz scene + some blues. comes with a free cd. well worth checking out.
RJRPRES: italian jazz bimonthly covering mostly the national scene plus a mix of international jazz stars. high quality extensive articles/interviews and live reviews + some record reviews. recommended. subscriptions with or without cd.
jazzit news (italy/italian)
RJRPRES: shortlived italian monthly jazz newspaper mostly detailing upcoming concerts & festivals mainly around italy plus some articles on record labels, festival history & artists etc.
RJRPRES: glossy american monthly jazz magazine covering all aspects of jazz through articles, columns & reviews. leaning towards fusion & modern commercial trends, but with a generous helping of more avant stuff. now quarterly with monthly web ed.
RJRPRES: french jazz monthly covering both national & international artists old & new. general high quality on articles & reviews. now incorporated into jazz magazine.
jazznu/ jazz (netherlands/dutch)
RJRPRES: dutch jazz monthly with good coverage of both the national & international jazz scene. informative interviews + live/record reviews. continued as a bimonthly called "jazz" incorporating blues, world music, r&b etc. incorporated into jassism.
RJRPRES: long-running norwegian jazz magazine. covers mainly the national scene, but it has lately started covering international jazz too + some world music. now quarterly with new numbering. vital source of national jazz info.
RJRPRES: important french quarterly covering the european & international jazz & improvised music scene through interviews & informed record- & live reviews. absolutely worth your support & attention.
RJRPRES: german bimonthly (previous monthly) jazz magazine formerly concentrating on avant-garde & free-improvisation. now with extensive non-jazz coverage incl.world music. valuable within its field and easy to recommend.
RJRPRES: glossy american jazz monthly. articles often concentrating on performers on a certain instrument. extensive book/video/record review sections. highly recommended.
RJRPRES: new british jazz magazines covering a variety of styles from traditional to avant-garde. articles, record/book reviews & solo transcriptions. worth your attention.
je chante! magazine (france/french)
RJRPRES: french magazine covering the french language chansons tradition. impressive articles, discographies & reviews make this a must within its field.
jeanne d-arc (norway/norwegian)
RJRPRES: norwegian general mag for women. only 1 article will be included in RoJaRo.
RJRPRES: swedish blues quarterly with good coverage of both the scandinavian & international blues scenes through articles, interviews, regional reports & live/record reviews.
jello submarine (norway/norwegian)
RJRPRES: new norwegian zine covering various shades of rock (norwegian & international) old & new with a slant towards garage & progressive. quality articles & long record reviews make this well worth your time.
jersey beat (usa/english)
RJRPRES: long-running interesting american fanzine covering mostly the local rock indie scene in new jersey. good interviews & the usual ton of reviews. worth investigating. continues online.
jid newsletter (germany/german)
RJRPRES: a very informative newsletter from one of europe-s leading jazz archives. each issue deals primarily with one subject. highly recommended.
jockey slut (uk/english)
RJRPRES: now monthly, and still one of the best magazines covering dance music of all varieties, techno, house, jungle, triphop, dub etc. lots of articles, short reviews etc.
RJRPRES: british monthly dj magazine.
journal of country music (the) (usa/english)
RJRPRES: american country music magazines of high quality. long interesting articles & record-/book-reviews. recommended.
RJRPRES: quality german rap monthly covering both the german & international scene. general high quality articles/interviews & lots of reviews make this one a must. comes with a free cd with some exclusive music.
RJRPRES: short-lived interesting british magazine covering most shades of contemporary popular musics from rap & dance to rock & metal (+ lots of photographs etc). seek it out & see for yourself.
juke blues (uk/english)
RJRPRES: british quarterly covering international blues and r&b. many thorough historical articles + news and live/record reviews etc. worth checking out. currently taking a break, please see website for info.
jukebox magazine (france/french)
RJRPRES: excellent french record collectors monthly. very well-researched articles, discographies & reviews plus extensive record cover portfolios. covers both french & international artists/groups. strongly recommended.
RJRPRES: excellent finnish indie rock fanzine with articles/reviews both on finnish & international rock. it-s all in finnish, so language might prove a problem for some.