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We saw the reviews, had some time on a trip to Oklahoma, so we went.
The building alone is worth the visit and the albums, clothing, posters, art work and instruments were a plus. Where else can you see a horn blown by Dizzy Gillespy...More
What an absolute jewel hidden in plain sight. A friend took me to this museum today and I loved it. Bill Collins the director gave us a tour and it was astounding what he has done. I was simply awe struck by the room that...More
What a great gem of a place we discovered today! If you like jazz music a little or a lot, you HAVE to check this place out! Curators have amassed albums, instruments and more from all of the eras, and are very friendly and knowledgeable...More
If you are traveling to Sherman, Texas, do your best to be there on a Saturday afternoon, when the Jazz Museum is open (1-5 p.m.). Feel the ambience and imagine a young Ella Fitzgerald, voice pure and memorable, if lacking her mature depth, in the...More
The Sherman Jazz Museum is a delightful surprise. Who would have guessed that in Sherman, Texas you would find a museum that has so many artifacts and display items related to jazz. There are records, instruments, and even some clothing from famous jazz musicians. I...More
The Sherman Jazz Museum is a hidden gem. I was surprised at how well this museum is put together and the amount of history that it contains. The outside does not seem that impressive but once you get inside there are room after room of...More
It's the only place to see the entire Maynard Ferguson and Roy Eldridge estates, plus instruments owned by Miles Davis, Chet Baker, Harry James, Duke Ellington, Doc Severinsen, Harry James, Don Jacoby, Marvin Stamm, Danny Davis, Bunny Berigan, Dick Shearer, Don Thomas, Stan Mark, Al...More
This is another example of what you can do with an older building. Once a Masonic Lodge for many years, this place has been converted to a Jazz Museum, which I must admit was a first for me. Not knowing exactly what to expect, we...More