The History of Jazz, by Ted Gioia
(New York: Oxford University Press, 1998).
Reading Jazz (collection), by Robert Gottlieb, editor
(New York: Vintage Books, 1999).
The Golden Age of Jazz (photography), by William Gottlieb
(Pomegranate Communications, 1995).
The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz, edited by Barry Kernfeld
(New York: Grove’s Dictionaries, 2003).
Cuban Fire: The Story of Salsa and Latin Jazz, by Isabelle Leymarie
(New York: Continuum Press, 2002).
Stomping the Blues, by Albert Murray
(New York: Da Capo Press, 1989).
The Jazz Cadence of American Culture, by Robert G. O’Meally
(New York: Columbia University Press, 1998).
Uptown Conversation: The New Jazz Studies,
by Robert O’Meally, Brent Hayes Edwards, Farah Jasmine Griffin
(New York: Columbia University Press, 2004).
Understanding Jazz, by Tom Piazza
(New York: Random House, 2005).
The Latin Tinge: The Impact of Latin Music on The United States,
by John Storm Roberts
(New York: Oxford University Press, 1998)
Early Jazz, by Gunther Schuller
(New York: Oxford University Press, 1986).
The Swing Era, by Gunther Schuller
(New York: Oxford University Press, 1991).
The Music of Black Americans, by Eileen Southern
(New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 1997).
Jazz Dance, by Marshall and Jean Stearns
(New York: Da Capo Press, 1994).
The Story of Jazz, by Marshall and Jean Stearns
(New York: Oxford University Press, 1972).
Jazz: A History of America’s Music, by Geoffrey C. Ward and Ken Burns
(New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2000).
The Jazz Tradition, by Martin Williams
(New York: Oxford University Press, 1992).
Essentially Ellington High School Jazz Band Competition & Festival
Essentially Ellington is a unique program for high school jazz bands that supports the study of Duke Ellington’s music in schools across the United States and Canada. Produced by Jazz at Lincoln Center, the website features recordings by competition finalist bands and other Duke Ellington resources.
Jazz at Lincoln Center
Jazz at Lincoln Center is dedicated to inspiring and growing audiences for jazz. We share the integrity and democratic spirit of America's music through performance and education of the highest standard. All over the world, we lift spirits and create community through the fine art of swing.
Jazz in America Curriculum
Created by the Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz, this free Internet curriculum for grades 5, 8, and 11 presents a historical overview of jazz, examines characteristics of various jazz styles, highlights contributions of important performers and composers, and explores the social, economic, and political contexts within which jazz evolved.
Jazz for Young People® Curriculum Online
This educational website supplements Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Jazz for Young People Curriculum. The site provides students, teachers, and the general public with original audio clips, classic video footage, engaging artist biographies, and dynamic activities that explain core concepts and feature major figures of jazz.
PBS: Jazz: A Film by Ken Burns
This site, based on the 2001 series, offers a wide array of resources, including an excellent timeline, biographies, music clips, and a series of essays that examine the connections between U.S. history and the history of jazz.
National Public Radio offers a range of insightful jazz programming,in-depth profiles of jazz artists past and present, and features on seminal recordings.
Nesuhi Ertegun Jazz Hall of Fame
Located inside Frederick P. Rose Hall, home of Jazz at Lincoln Center, the Nesuhi Ertegun Jazz Hall of Fame celebrates the virtuosity, integrity and timeless classics of the giants of jazz. The website is designed to help users get a first-person view of each artist's music and personality via individual artist pages featuring original music, photos, timelines, and extensive quotes by the artist and their peers.
Home of Jazz Class, where you can find interactive lessons on Duke
Ellington, Louis Armstrong, Ella Fitzgerald, and Benny Carter.
Listen to jazz 24 hours a day on one of the nation’s premiere jazz radio stations.
American Jazz Museum
1616 East 18th Street, Kansas City, MO 64108
Tel: (816) 474-8463 | Fax: (816) 474-0074
International Association for Jazz Education
P.O. Box 724, Manhattan, KS 66505
Tel: (913) 776-8744 | Fax: (785) 776-6190
Institute of Jazz Studies
Rutgers: The State University of New Jersey
185 University Avenue, Newark, NJ 07102
Tel: (973) 353-5595 | Fax: (973) 353-5944
Jazz at Lincoln Center
33 West 60th Street, New York, NY 10023
Tel: (212) 258-9800 | Fax: (212) 258-9900
Music Educators National Conference
1806 Robert Fulton Drive, Reston, VA 20191
Tel: (800) 336-3768 | Fax: (703) 860-1531
Three Embarcadero Center, Lobby Level,
San Francisco, CA 94111
Tel: (800) 850-SFJF
1100 Jefferson Drive SW, Rm. 3146, MRC 706,
Washington, DC 20560
Tel: (202) 633-3587
Thelonious Monk Institute
5225 Wisconsin Avenue NW, Suite 605, Washington, DC 20015
Tel: (202) 364-7272 | Fax: (202) 364-0176
A Great Day in Harlem, ABC Home Video, 1995
Beyond Category: Duke Ellington Education Kit,
available through Dale Seymour Publications,
125 Greenbush Road South, Orangeburg, NY 10962,
Calle 54, Buena Vista Home Entertainment, 2002
The Instrumental History of Jazz (CD-ROM),
available through www.cdnow.com
Jazzmatazz (educational newsletter),
available through WBGO/88.3 FM,
54 Park Place, Newark, NJ 07102,
973-624-8880 ext. 240
Jazz: A Film by Ken Burns, Florentine Films, 2000
Jazz Icons DVD
Jazz Icons is an ongoing DVD series featuring full-length concerts and in-studio performances by the greatest legends of jazz.
Living Jazz (CD-ROM),
available through Graphix Zone,
43 Corporate Park, Suite 200, Irvine, CA 92714
Making the Music: A Teacher’s Guide to Jazz,
available through National Public Radio,
635 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20001-3753,
Marsalis on Music, Devine Entertainment, 2007.
available through the International Association for Jazz Education,