Links for a Better World

Music Links

Obo Addy
Master Drummer and educator from Ghana 

The African Music Encyclopedia

Rashied Ali
Avant-bop/free jazz drummer's bio and discography

All About Jazz
Interviews, Articles, and Reviews
Offering a wide range of fine quality Latin and West African drums and percussion 

The Art Ensemble of Chicago
Great Black Music
"Ancient to the Future"

The Association for the Advancemant of Creative Musicians

Albert Ayler
Tribute site for one of the founding fathers of avant-garde jazz

The Beatles
The Beatles on Abbey Road

German Black Sabbath Site

Bosphorus Cymbals

A monthly review of creative improvised music

John Cage
American composer concerned with indeterminate works and pieces for natural resources

Canyon Records
Developing and promoting the cultural expressions and creative aspirations of Native American artists and their communities

John Coltrane

The Saint John Coltrane African Orthodox Church

Andrew Cyrille
Free jazz drummer's Black Saint bio and discography

Miles Beyond
The electric explorations of Miles Davis 1967-1991

Ronnie James Dio
The offcial web site for the lead vocalist of Elf, Rainbow, Black Sabbath/Heaven and Hell, and, of course, Dio!

Eric Dolphy
Tribute and links page for hard bop/avant-garde jazz reeds and flute player

Roger Fisher
The official web site for Heart's original founding guitarist and solo artist

Tony Franklin
Bass Player for Jimmy Page, Tony MacAlpine, and Guitar Zeus

Milford Graves
Interview with free jazz percussionist and music therapy professor about his work

Buddy Guy
Buddy Guy's official web site and nightclub

Official site for pioneering space rockers, aka, sonic assassins, proto-punks, musical cybernauts

Jimi Hendrix

Noah Howard
Altsax Jazz

Howlin' Wolf

Interact and Learn
Dedicated to introducing students to the beautiful rhythms and percussion instruments found in music around the world

Jazz Discography Project

Leroy Jenkins
American composer and  free jazz violinist

Elvin Jones
The official web site for one of the greatest drummers in history

Led Zeppelin

Scott Lindenmuth
Northwest jazz/fusion guitarist's official web site

London Musicians Collective

Brian May
The official UNOFFICIAL web site for Queen's guitarist

Thelonious Monk

Mosaic Records

Everything louder than everyone else

Muddy Waters
Blues legend McKinley Morganfield's official web site

Pearl Jam

Official Cozy Powell Web Site
The offical web site for one of rock's greatest drummers

Cozy Powell
Welcome to the music of one of rock's most accomplished drummers

Uli Jon Roth
Authorized web site for the early Scorpions and Electric Sun guitarist

Official Uli Jon Roth Web Site
Lux Artis Ex Tenebrae

Carlos Santana

Seattle Drum School

Fine pagan metal

Smithsonian Folkways Recordings
Supporting cultural diversity and increased understanding among peoples through the documentation, preservation, and dissemination of sound 

Sol Disk
Creative, Improvised, Outside Music

Karlheinz Stockhausen
German composer with more than 300 musical works and 10 texts published about his music

Comprehensive Hawkwind web site with tour information, interviews, reviews and a lot more!
You are welcome...

Sun Ra
Saturn: Sun Ra and the Arkestra

Judge Trev
Neo Pagan Sonic Warlord
Founding guitarist for Inner City Unit, Mother of All Bands, and early '70s progressive rock band Iron Maiden

Nik Turner
The Mighty Thunder Rider, founding saxophone and flute player for Hawkwind, Inner City Unit, and Space Ritual

Martin Walkyier
Original voice for Sabbat, Skyclad, and The Clan Destined

Bill Ward
Classic Drummer for Black Sabbath

Widz Vidz
Videos for Guitar Players and Anyone Who Loves Rock, Jazz, and Blues

Frank Wright
Free jazz saxophonist's discography

The Yardbirds

Links to Services

About Alcoholism

AIDS Housing of Washington
A Seattle-based nonprofit that develops HIV/AIDS housing locally and provides technical assistance nationally 

Educating, Raising Awareness, Building Community

Apathy Is Lethal
AIDS has orphaned the equivalent to every child under 5 in the U.S.

Alcoholics Anonymous

The Breast Cancer Site
Founded to help offer free mammograms to underprivileged women

A united force dedicated to helping the world's poorest communities solve their most threatening problems

Center for Mental Health Services
Leads federal efforts to treat mental illnesses by promoting mental health and by preventing the development or worsening of mental illness when possible

Child Abuse Prevention Network
For professionals in the field of child abuse and neglect

The Child Health Site
Saving children's lives and improving the quality of their health

Child Help USA

The Corporation for Supportive Housing
Helping communities create permanent housing with services to prevent and end homelessness

Drug Abuse Resistance Education

Doctors Without Borders
The world's largest independent international medical relief agency

End Child Abuse
Break the Cycle of Abuse and Neglect

The Hunger Site
Find out how you can help the hungry of the world

Melville Charitable Trust
Working to end homelessness

Milagro Foundation
Making a difference in the lives of children

Narcotics Anonymous

The National Alliance to End Homelessness

Office for Victims of Crime

Online Legal Center

Prevent Child Abuse America

Project Inform
Information, Inspiration and Advocacy for People Living with HIV/AIDS

Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network

Reclaiming Futures
Helping teenagers caught in the cycle of drugs, alcohol and crime

Red Feather Development Group
Working with American Indian nations to find lasting solutions for ongoing desperate poverty and acute lack of proper housing

Substance Abuse Treatment Facility Locator
On-line version of the most recent National Directory of Drug Abuse and Alcoholism Treatment Programs

The Technical Assistance Collaborative
Helping organizations that help people

Supporting child survival, protection and development worldwide through education, advocacy and fundraising

United Service Organizations
Until Every One Comes Home.

United Way International
 We are stronger working together than working apart.

World Food Programme
Fighting the global war on hunger from the frontline

World Health Organization
The objective of WHO is the attainment by all peoples of the highest possible level of health.

Human Rights

34 Million Friends of UNFPA
Mobilizing the Grass Roots to Save Womens Lives

Action Network
Taking action online for the health of people and planet

American Civil Liberties Union

American Indian Movement
Grand Governing Council

Amnesty International
Working to protect human rights worldwide

Artists Against Racism

Antisemitism and Xenophobia Today
An online examination of the manifestations of racism, xenophobia and, especially, antisemitism

The Carter Center
Waging Peace, Fighting Disease, Building Hope

Citizens Against Homophobia

Common Cause
Holding Power Accountable

Derechos Human Rights
Working for the respect and promotion of human rights throughout the world

Desaparecidos/Project Disappeared
For Memory, Truth and Justice

Equipo Nizkor
Socializing clear, accurate and timely information is the first step in the fight against human rights violations

European Court of Human Rights

Finding Our Families, Finding Ourselves

Freedom Center

A non-profit organization working to involve the public in media policymaking and to craft policies for a more democratic media system

Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation

Gay, Lesbian, and Straight Education Network


Human Rights Internet
Empower, Educate, Engage

Human Rights Jobs

Human Rights Links

Human Rights Network International

Human Rights Watch
Dedicated to protecting the human rights of people around the world

Human Rights Web
"Acts of injustice done
between the setting and the rising sun
In history lie like bones
each one"

Human Rights Directory

Inter-American Commission on Human Rights

Inter-American Court of Human Rights

International Court of Justice

International Criminal Court

International Foundation for Human Rights and Tolerance

Jewish Virtual Library

Demanding Human Rights for Women and Families Around the World

Museum of Tolerance

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

National Gay and Lesbian Task Force

National Human Rights Institutions Forum
An international forum for researchers and practitioners in the field of national human rights institutions

National Organization for Women

Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights

Promoting human rights awareness and fighting poverty worldwide

Online Legal Center

Peace Corps
Fighting hunger, disease, poverty, and lack of opportunity

People In Action
Web Guide: Ecology, Solidarity, Personal Growth, Social Change

Racism No Way

Religious Tolerance

Remember Segregation
If you are a person of color, for your safety and for the sake of decency, please remain within your side of this web page.

South African World Conference Against Racism

Stop Violence Against Women

Survival International
Helping tribal peoples defend their lives, protect their lands and determine their own futures

The United Nations Foundation
Promoting a more peaceful, prosperous and just world

Universal Rights Network

U.S. Public Interest Research Group
To provide the grassroots power necessary to influence the national policy debate

Simon Wiesenthal Center
Preserving the memory of the holocaust by fostering tolerance and understaning through community involvement, educational outreach and social action

See it, film it, change it

World Conference Against Racism

For the Animals and the Environment

Alaska Conservation Foundation

The Animal Rescue Site
Feed an animal in need

Association of Veterinarians for Animal Rights

Defenders of Wildlife

Earth Share
One simple way to care for it.

Environmental Defense
finding the ways that work


National Audubon Society
Celebrating 100 Years of Conservation

Nature Conservancy

Natural Resources Defense Council
The Earth's Best Defense
Deidicated to breaking the cycle of abuse through action

The Rainforest Site
Rainforest habitats are home to thousands of endangered species

Save the Endangered Species Act

Save Our Environment
A National Coalition for the Environment

Save Wolves

The Wilderness Society
Protects and conserves America's wilderness and roadless areas

Wildlife Adoption

World Wildlife Fund

News Agencies

All Africa Global Media
The largest electronic distributor of African news and information worldwide

BBC Online

Environmental News Network
The Environment Network

The Guardian Unlimited

Inter Press Service News Agency
The Story Underneath

National Public Radio

Native American Times
Today's Independent Indian News

The New York Times

Reuters News Agency

UN Wire

Working for Change

Other Links for a Better World

Aboriginal People's Television Network
Television network dedicated to the Native American people of Canada

Adopt a Minefield
Raises funds in support of the United Nations effort to remove and raise awareness of landmines around the world

Auction Drop
Selling personal items on Ebay and donating the net proceeds to charity

The global network for organizations and people who Care2 make a difference!

Exchange Rates

International Currency Converter

Library of Congress
Democracy in action: working to bring ordinary people back into politics

National Museum of the American Indian

The Nobel Foundation
Manages the assets made available through the will of Alfred Nobel for the awarding of the Nobel Prize in Physics, Chemistry, Physiology or Medicine, Literature and Peace.

Official U.S. Time Clock

The Petition Site
Voice. Justice. Change. Democracy.
Authentic petitions. Real change.

The world's largest online library

Smithsonian Institution

Time and Date

UNESCO World Heritage Centre

United States Copyright Office

The Vegetarian Resource Group
Dedicated to educating the public on vegetarianism and the interrelated issues of health, nutrition, ecology, ethics, and world hunger

The Vegetarian Site

World Time Server
Any Time, Anywhere