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Signing up

Before you can post, you need to sign up as a member. Membership is FREE

1. Click on the create an account at the top-right of the.

2. The system takes you to the join up page. Follow the join now links and prompts.

Managing your profile

1. Login using the username and password you supplied on signup.

2. At the top of the page, the system shows you are logged in. The information you can change will vary depending on your level of membership.

3. Click the my profile link to update your password or other details.

Submitting feedback

All feedback is welcome - particularly if it is constructive and will help to make this an even better resource for the jazz community.

Email the Site Manager with feedback: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Submitting feature articles

jazz.org.au uses a team of writers to produce commissioned pieces for the site. We also welcome submissions from our readers -- interviews and articles in particular.

Unfortunately we are not in a position to pay for uncommissioned pieces at this time -- but won't a piece on jazz.org.au look great in your writing portfolio!

Our policies for submissions are under development, but we do believe in protecting the rights of authors. The author retains copyright and we will not publish plagiarism or pieces submitted without the appropriate permissions.

For more information, or to submit a feature, please contact the National Content Coordinator on This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Submitting news

News will appear in the Jazz Scene section of jazz.org.au

If you have access to the news feature, it will appear in the list next to your user name when you log in.

If you do not have access to the news feature, you can always send news to the National Content Coordinator or to any State Content Manager for them to submit. Email addresses for all these people can be found on the contact us page

1. Log in
2. Click the News link or click the submit news link that appears at the bottom of any news item in Jazz Scene.
3. When the edit window appears, type or paste your news into the fields. Remember to use the formatting hints provided on the site.

Adding a gig

1. Log in
2. Check whether the gig venue is already in the jazz.org.au database. If not, add it (see adding a venue for how to do this)
3. Check whether the artist(s) / group(s) performing at the gig are already in the jazz.org.au database. If not, add them (see adding an artist or adding a group for how to do this)
To recap Check artists / groups and venues before adding a gig.
4. Click on the gig link next to your log in name, or click on submit a gig on any existing gig entry.
5. When the edit window appears, add the details of the gig as required.
6. When done, click the close button.

Adding a group

1. Log in
2. IMPORTANT Check first to see if the group already exists!!
3. To add a group, you can either:
Click on the group link next to your login name at the top of the page; or
Click on the submit a group link at the top of any group entry on the site.
4. When you click on a link, the edit window appears.
5. Add information as required. Take care with information.
In particular, check spelling and make sure you have selected the correct state. The website uses state information for searches and regional databases.
6. Click the manage artists link to add musicians to the group.
7. When done, click close

Adding images

jazz.org.au allows easy upload of images.
The website automatically resizes images but large images will take a long time to upload. Therefore, for quick upload times, it is best to attach a smaller or low-resolution image.

Adding an artist

1. Log in
2. IMPORTANT Check first to see if the artist already exists!!
3. To add an artist, you can either:
Click on the artist link next to your login name at the top of the page; or
Click on the submit an artist link at the top of the artist or group entry on the site.
4. When you click on a link, the edit window appears.
5. Add information as required. Take care with information.
In particular, check spelling and make sure you have selected the correct state. The website uses state information for searches and regional databases.
6. When done, click close

Suggesting links

We welcome suggestions for national and international websites that might be of interest to the general jazz community.

Forgot your password or username?

Click either the forgot your password? or the forgot your username? link at the top of the website.

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